ESFF Partners Firenze Film Corti re-schedule for October

Florence is a twin city with Edinburgh and we’re delighted that our friends and partners at Firenze FilmCorti Festival have re-scheduled their events

for October 2020.

It’s very heartening news for everyone the loves live film events and the vital cultural role they play.

Our thoughts are for everyone in Florence and hope that Film Corti comes back stronger than before!

Our very best wishes to Marino and the team and we’re all hoping they can return later this […]

By |April 19th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Partners Firenze Film Corti re-schedule for October

Edinburgh Shorts Screens at SDO 2020

We’re once again delighted to curate a programme of Scottish short film for the annual Scot’s Day Out Festival in Bendigo, Australia on Friday Feb 28th!
Long established as one of the world’s biggest Scottish diaspora festivals, we’ve been curating programmes of contemporary Scottish short films for them for 4 years and we’re looking forward to our 2020 screening on Friday 28th February at the Engine Rooms in Bendigo!
Including our 2019 Best Scottish Film, the intensely dramatic […]

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ESFF Plays Manipulate 2020: Sat Feb 1st

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2020; Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation.

We’re excited to put together a programme of some of our favourite animation for our partners Puppet Animation Scotland and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation 2020!

Packed with some of the best international animation screened at the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival last Autumn
including our Best Animation Winner, MUEDRA by Cesar Diaz Melendez with some wonderful 2D animation from […]

By |January 26th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Plays Manipulate 2020: Sat Feb 1st

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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The Fountain Reviews ESFF Sat 2nd Nov: Coping Mechanisms

Delighted that the Fountain reviewed our Sat 2nd November programme ‘Coping Mechanisms’
SAT 2ND NOVEMBER REVIEW

By |November 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on The Fountain Reviews ESFF Sat 2nd Nov: Coping Mechanisms

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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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

 

By |October 26th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Opening Night at The Filmhouse:Stills

Adriatic Film Festival 2019

The Adriatic Film Festival runs every September in the coastal city of Pescara in Italy and completed its 2nd edition on Sunday 22 September 2019.

The festival aims to introduce audiences in Abruzzo to features and shorts from across Europe and to bring film industry speakers to provide insights into current issues and topics in film and its relation to wider society. Although the AFF has only just completed its second edition, it feels like a festival […]

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ESFF 2019 PROGRAMME JUST OUT!

We’re thrilled to have completed the programme for the 9th edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Opening night is at the Filmhouse on Thursday October 24th with a programme of shorts, including the 2019 Cannes Best Short Winner, BAFTA Scotland winner and best animation at Fantoche Int. Animation Festival!

There’s a rich and very diverse range of films from Taiwanese animation to Indian romcom to Croatian comedy. There’s 36 UK Premieres, including the 2019 Oscar winning […]

By |September 11th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2019 PROGRAMME JUST OUT!