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:

 

 

By |June 19th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #3: Steffen Geypens

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​

By |June 10th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

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

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

By |March 6th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF on Comedy Podcast Big Meeting

Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

We’re very pleased to announce one of our new film festival partnerships forn 2018, the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival!

Bakans Beyond Borders celebrates Balkan diversity and engages with contemporary Balkan culture and social issues through the medium of film.
Apart from holding screenings in a different Balkan City each year, the festival is framed by other cultural events like photo exhibitions, visual art events, master classes, live bands, networking events and recently was awarded a […]

By |February 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

We’re very pleased to announce that the talented and award-winning Scottish actor, Jamie Robson is to become our patron and ambassador for ESFF.
We’re proud to have Jamie on-board and looking forward to working with him over the coming years. Jamie has a real love and strong grasp of short film and we’re very excited to be collaborating with him on a number of upcoming projects. Jamie is also preparing for some major forthcoming feature film roles […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

Our good friends at the Screenwriters network INKTIP have sent us an insightful interview into the screenwriter’s world with their interview with writer Kenneth Lemm;

Building a Career: How a Full-Time Architect Built a Screenwriting Career From Scratch 

 

 

By |January 9th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

We’ll soon be opening our call for entries for our 2019 edition but before we do so, we thought we’d publish a quick look back to the 8th edition which ended November 10th screening one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes of the year, and we were delighted to have sold out 6 out of 8 of our screening nights at the Filmhouse and Summerhall!

There was a great atmosphere and some packed screenings,  thanks to all […]

By |December 22nd, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

ESFF 2018 – IMAGE GALLERY

We thought you might enjoy a collection of images taken from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Photographers: Luka Vukosavljevic, Alexandra Person, Jackie Xiang and Bowen Guan

  

     

By |November 22nd, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 – IMAGE GALLERY

2018 ESFF Award Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2018 Awards for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short Film for 2018!

The juries had a difficult task in choosing winners from a very strong field of nominees, but we’re pleased to announce the following were selected as winners for the following categories:

BEST SCOTTISH FILM 2018

BLUE CHRISTMAS by Charlotte Wells

BEST ANIMATION 2018

WICKED GIRL by Ayce Kartal

 

BEST FILM 2018

FAUVE by Jeremy Comte

 

Congratulations to all the winners and […]

By |November 12th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on 2018 ESFF Award Winners