ESFF 10th Anniversary Edition Now Open for Entries!

Hello, the Twenties!

Can’t believe it’s our 10th edition in 2020! It’s been an amazing, roller-coaster ride this decade and
we’ve loved seeing how much the ESFF has grown up!

To celebrate, we’ve got some fantastic plans for 2020 including more screenings, some new (and old) partners,
we’ve got loads of overseas film festival showcases planned, some special events and lots more
films and archive footage that we’re looking forward to screening!

The early bird deadline for 2020 is Monday February […]

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ESFF Presents Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to be part of the 2020 Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award!

On Jan 15th at the Filmhouse we’ll present 2019’s best Dutch Short Films as nominated by a panel of film industry judges headed by Rutger Hauer.
Edinburgh audiences vote on the best film with the winner announced in Amsterdam on Jan 19th!

From startling animation and charmingly personal documentary to intense urban drama.
BOX OFFICE

 

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Cineclub Roma Dec Issue Features ESFF

We’re delighted to feature in the December Issue of Cineclub Roma’s Italian-Language film review!
Feature on page 66!
CINECLUB ROMA

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Stills from ESFF Closing Weekend

We’re just about recovered from the final weekend at the 2019 ESFF!
A wonderful experience with some very nice people!
Thanks to Luka Vukosavljevic, Nele Wohlke and Clarisse Tenreiro for the pics!

 

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ESFF 2019 AWARD WINNER: BEST FILM

2019 BEST FILM AWARD
STAY AWAKE, BE READY  BY  PHAM THIEN AN
A cleverly staged and beutifully crafted short drama and a multi-coloured slice of life by a talented young director.

Congratulations to Pham and we wish him all the best with his future career!

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ESFF 2019 AWARD WINNER: BEST ANIMATION

2019 BEST ANIMATION AWARD
MUEDRA  BY CESAR DIAZ MELENDEZ
Am amazingly intricate stop-motion film, made with dedication, commitment and love!

Congratulations to Cesar and we wish him all the best with the film and his future projects!

 

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That’s a wrap for 2019!

Our 2019 edition wrapped last night at the ECA with our Scottish Animation programme and we’ve been delighted and
thrilled by the response to our programme!

Our most ambitious yet events started on Thursday 24th October at Cinetopia’s Networking event at Brewdog and ended at the ECA on the 10th November and after 10 months of hard work, it remains to give thanks to everyone who contributed to making 2019 such a successful year for the ESFF!

So, […]

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ESFF Opening Night at The Filmhouse:Stills

Some stills from our sold out opening night at @Filmhouse on Thursday night – some fantastic films and honoured to have the Silver Ribbon award winning director Luka Jankovic and the actor David Menkin as guests.
It was also lovely to see the writer/director Enni Red and meet Tim Courtney and Russel Davidson, thanks for letting us screen your excellent films!

Stills by Luka Vukosavljevic & Li Jiachen

 

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Boris In The Forest now online!

In advance of this year’s ESFF, we’re delighted that one of our favourite comedies from yesteryear – Boris in the Forest by Robert Hackett is now online!
With 50 festival screenings and 8 awards and featuring the inimitable Mac McDonald, Boris in the Forest follows a geeky American tourist in search of his horror hero, Boris Karloff and was a favourite at the 2016 ESFF!
BORIS IN THE FOREST

 

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ESFF at the 10th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme at the 10th anniversary edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
and looking forward to welcoming them to the 2019 ESFF in November!

We’re delighted to present the work of talented, young Scottish film-makers to audiences at BBBFF 2019,
Our screening takes place on Oct 19th in Athens and the full line up and more details online:
ESFF AT BALKANS BEYOND BORDERS 2019

 

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