Some stills from the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Photography by Melanie Toutakova
Our award winners for 2021:
Annah La Javanaise by Fatimah Tobing Rony
Step Into The River by Weijing MA
BEST SCOTTISH FILM
Tom Cat by Kirsty McLean
Congratulations to this year’s winners!
Stills by Melanie Toutakova
It’s our 10th Anniversary and we’re celebrating 10 years of the world’s best shorts with online screenings.
We’re hosting 10 Years Best Film, 10 Years Best Comedy and 10 Years Best Animation online for 1 week each during the
2021 ESFF this November.
From Vietnamese drama to Canadian animation, you can see our award winners and some of the best films from 10 years of the
Edinburgh Short Film Festival online only!
Tickets available here:
ESFF 10 YEARS BEST FILMS
Here’s the complete ESFF 2021 film catalogue, with images and details for every film screening at the 2021 ESFF!
EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FILM CATALOGUE 2021
We’re excited to announce our new award sponsors for 2021 GREENLIT are sponsoring our new award for the 2021 ESFF winning films!
The prize for the winners will be a free advice session from Greenlit, on crowdfunding and film marketing advice for the filmmakers’ upcoming projects from Greenlit’s PR and audience funding specialist. The sessions can be tailored to the individual filmmakers’ needs and questions.
Greenlit work exclusively with creatives (filmmakers, theatremakers, musicians) and their mission is […]
It’s great to see some of our film festival partners re-emerging from hibernation and we’re excited to be holding a short film showcase at the 2021 Adriatic Film Festival
The AFF is a terrific film event and screens some outstanding films at a fabulous venue! Great to see them back!
We’re screening LUCKY STAR by Russell Davidson
UFO by Harvey Gardener and
KEITH WATER by Izzy Gibbs at the Palazza Sirena Aug 27-Aug 30 during the AFF 2021 edition!
Wishing Guido […]
We’re pleased to be able to announce we will be collaborating with 7SIFF based in Buenos Aires, Argentina this year!
7SIFF, which gathers seven-second movies from all over the world. A space to give voice to new ways of communication.
It is also a digital platform that offers speakers, activities and non-competitive exhibitions.
We’re showcasing a programme of ESFF shorts at 7SIFF in September 2021 and looking forward to hosting them at the ESFF, in the meantime, they […]
Our 2021 edition is scheduled for November 2021 and we’ve just opened our call for entries!
Our 10th anniversary special events are also slated for the November events and we’re planning to hold extra screenings as
part of the 2021 festival.
The 2020 edition was postponed and our aim is to hold the delayed 2020 events as soon as the venues reopen in Edinburgh,
hopefully in the first half of this year.
It’s been a very difficult year for everyone […]
We were delighted to be part of COFFI 2020 online, you can see the interview with Paul who talks about the fabulous shorts programmed for them – including MUEDRA by Cesar Diaz Melendez, IN THE FALL by Tom Gentle and AN ISLAND by Rory Byrne
Available via the link below (in English) starts at 22 mins in – the rest of the show is in Italian.
COFFI 2020 is online & runs till 19th Dec!
COFFI 2020 ESFF […]
We’re delighted to unveil the trailer for our 2020 edition which starts Saturday Nov 7th at Summerhall!
Thanks to the talented and diligent editing by our very own Amanda Rogers!
Tickets only available online but hurry, they are going fast!