ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

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 […]

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ESFF Showcase at Krakow Int. Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2020

We are thrilled to have been invited to curate a programme of Scottish short film for the 27th Krakow International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2020!

The screening takes place in Krakow during November  and we’re pleased to present a programme featuring some of the talented filmmakers whose work has featured at recent ESFF editions, including some of our Best Scottish Film award-winners!

FREE PERIOD   Alison Piper

SALT & SAUCE   Alia Ghafar

PLASTIC MAN   Yulia Kovanova

MY LONELINESS IS KILLING […]

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2020 ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #3 Tom Gentle ‘In The Fall’

The third in our series of filmmaker interviews features Scottish filmmaker Tom Gentle, who’s powerful adaptation of Alistair Macleod’s short story was screened at the 2019 ESFF and won our award for Best Scottish Short Film.

Set in 1928 in the Scottish islands, In The Fall follows a young boy whose father is forced to sell the horse he loves, in order to survive. Powerful, intense and beautifully shot.

Interview shot and edited by Amanda Rogers of […]

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A quick announcement about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 edition

A quick announcement about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 edition:

The ESFF still plans to proceed and hold our 10th anniversary as normal October 22 – November 8th 2020.
Should circumstances change, our intention is to hold the screenings over the first available dates
around that period.

We’re open for entries to Our 10th anniversary special edition, with extra screenings &
presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our juries

This year, we’re also excited to be […]

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Cinetopia Podcast – December 2019 Edition

You want the finest film crit known to humanity and you want them here and you want them now!

The December edition of Cinetopia​ supplies all your film needs!

 

Podcast

 

 

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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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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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Stills from Weekend 2 at the 2019 ESFF

We’re all fired up for the last weekend of the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and to get us in the mood
here’s some stills from last weekend, pics by the talented Clarisse Tenreiro!

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ESFF Opening Night Networking Event with Cinetopia: Stills

Some wonderful stills from our opening film networking event on Thurs Oct 24th with @cinetopia

Always lovely people and a good natter!

Stills by Li Jiachen

 

   

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ESFF 2019 Trailer just out!

We’re delighted to unveil the trailer for the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
Edited by Amanda Rogers, Anni Asikainen and RPP Productions
ESFF 2019 TRAILER

 

 

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