Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

Florence holds its annual short film festival, ‘Firenze Film Corti’, in the remarkable surrounds of Le Murate. A former prison, Le Murate was used by Mussolini to hold political prisoners and anyone else who objected to the regime in dark and grim conditions.
Devoid of light or air, often 3 to a small concrete, bare cell, they scratched images and slogans using pieces of stone chipped from the walls.
‘Viva L’Italia Libera’. This simple slogan resonates across […]

By |June 12th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

ESFF 2018 Highlights

Here’s a short video of some of the highlights from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Thanks to all the film-makers who participated and looking forward to seeing your next films,

Filmed and edited by the talented and indefatigable Amanda Rogers

By |April 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 Highlights

ESFF Screens at Florence’s FilmCorti 2019

Our good friends at Firenze FilmCorti in Florence are launching this year’s edition of Florence’s premiere short film event on Thursday May 30th 2019 and we’re preparing a programme of short film for the Festival!

The short film screening will take place at the atmospheric Le Murate venue, the old 19th Century prison, on Saturday June 2nd and we’re excited to be part of a vibrant and busy short film event!

FIRENZE FILM CORTI

Here’s some stills from last year’s […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals

Winner of Take One Magazine’s Best Festival 2018 Award

Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short!

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films and film partnerships for our 2019 partners:

The Adriatic Film Festival
Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti – (Florence)
Puppet Animation Scotland
Edinburgh Printmakers
IberoDocs

Max Length 25 minutes, international films […]

By |March 29th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!

IberoDocs is the first showcase for Ibero-American culture in Scotland, focused on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers.
IberoDocs brings to Edinburgh the most significant productions  from Ibero-American culture, in a festival that is as distinctive as it is unique, and we’ll be working on a combined Spanish-Portugese language programme for their 2019 edition!

We’ll be putting together a joint short film programme of some of the best of our Iberian short films for […]

By |February 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!

Edinburgh Shorts screens in Bendigo, Australia at SDO

We’re screening a curated short film programme at Scot’s Day Out in Bendigo, Australia on March 2nd, 7:30pm at the Colonial Theatre!

Some of our favourite short films from our 2018 edition including Kevin Pickering’s multi-award winning horror, CLOSE TO THE BONE.

Stuart Hubbard’s witty and elegantly drawn animation CURSE OF THE WEREDUCK, and the enchanting drama THE WIDER SUN by Sophia Carr-Gomm.

We’re also screening Andre Franco’s intense crime drama LOST AND FOUND as well as the […]

By |February 18th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts screens in Bendigo, Australia at SDO

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018 Trailer

We’re delighted to unveil the 2018 ESFF trailer!
Edited by the indefatigable Amanda Rogers, music by the enlightened Callum Rankine of BoxMusic

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ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #7 – Roozbeh Misaghi

We’ll be announcing the line-up for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival very soon, in the meantime we’re delighted to publish an interview with the talented Iranian film-maker Roozbeh Misaghi, who’s short film TURQUOISE was screened at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
We talked to Roozbeh about making the film which depicts life in a rural Iranian village turned upside down by a rumour that there is a concealed treasure box, hidden somewhere in the […]

By |August 25th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #7 – Roozbeh Misaghi

ESFF Filmmaker Interview #6 – Elias Sommer

We’ve had a record-breaking year for submissions and while we’re still watching and assessing all 1600+ entries for this year, we thought it was a good time to publish our 6th Filmmaker Interview, with Elais Sommer. Elias is a Scottish-based filmmaker, whose comedy DENTURES OF DEATH, was screened at last year’s ESFF.

A darkly comic tale that follows the nightmare a young boy endures when he stays with his Granddad. It’s a strong comedy with some […]

By |August 5th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Filmmaker Interview #6 – Elias Sommer

ESFF Regular Deadline Looms!

Last day is Friday May 25th for Regular Deadline entries via our platform partners Film Freeway, Film Festival Life and Withoutabox BUT
you can still submit via our website till Monday 28th!

SUBMISSIONS 2018

By |May 20th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Regular Deadline Looms!