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!

ESFF Interviews #5: Jamie Robson

Another in our series of film interviews with up-and-coming Scots actor and ESFF ambassador, Jamie Robson, whose short film BLUE CHRISTMAS directed by Charlotte Wells, won Best Scottish Short at the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Filmed and edited by Amanda Rogers at RPP Productions

 

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ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #4: Barnabas Toth

We were delighted to play host to the very charming Barnabas Toth from Budapest whose short film ‘Chuchotage’ screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and was also Oscar nominated!

A slyly witty romantic comedy staged with care and attention to detail, Chuchotage was one of our favourite comedies of last year and we interviewed him about the film in Edinburgh!

Video and editing by Amada Rogers of RPP Productions

 

 

 

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ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #3: Steffen Geypens

We’re delighted to publish an interview we carried out with Belgian film-maker Steffen Geypens, whose intense drama ‘Silent Campine’ we screened at last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival:

 

 

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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 […]

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ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

Edinburgh Short Film Festival interviews director Dan Schwarz about his edgy, dark comedy short ‘Ritual’
which screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, it’s funny, wicked and was a popular entry at the 2019 ESFF!

video produced by Amanda Rogers​ and RPP Productions​

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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

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ESFF on Comedy Podcast Big Meeting

Some intriguing film pitches on episode 3 of the comedy podcast Big Meeting featuring Paul from Edinburgh Short Film Festival including potential smash hit Time Boozers!

What will Paul’s advice be on the concept of Forest Whitaker eating only artichokes for three weeks? Or on the breathtaking ‘Quartz Genius: The First Ninja Droid’? There’s only a single way to find out, and that’s to listen.

Thanks for having us on!

BIG MEETING

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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!