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

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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‘Little Shit’ by Richard Gorodecky reviewed by Federica Pugliese

Screened at last year’s ESFF, LITTLE SHIT is a beautifully shot and intense coming of age drama, set amid a

high-rise London council estate. Directed by Richard Gorodecky and reviewed here by our scribe,
the talented Federica Pugliese!

LITTLE SHIT REVIEW

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Pics from our short film screening in Bendigo, Australia

Thanks to Chris Earl at Scots Day Out for sending us some pics of the ESFF screening at the Colonial Theatre in Bendigo!

Looks like a busy night and a very appreciative audience for some fine Scottish-made short films including Not Required Back by Peter Marsden, Close to the Bone by Will Pickering, The Wider Sun by Sophia Carr-Gomm,  Radioactive by Pamela Gray and Lost and Found by Andre Franco.

Looking forward to screening there next year!

 

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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 […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

We’re excited to open our call for entries for our 2019 edition and looking forward to screening another 8 nights of fabulous short film in Edinburgh later this year!

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

AND

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

The Adriatic Film Festival
The Sardinia Film Festival
Fastnet Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti (Florence)
Puppet […]

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ESFF 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

With the opening night of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival on Friday October 26th, here’s a brief tour of some of the highlights of our 2017 edition!

The lovely film shots are by Alexandra Person

 

 

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ESFF programmes for Adriatic Film Festival

We’re very excited to be able to announce a new partnership we’ve established with the brand new Adriatic Film Festival,based in Pescara, Italy.

It’s wonderful that Italy has such a dedicated and enthusiastic short film scene and we’re looking forward to programming short films for their Inaugural event which runs September 28TH to September 30th and to inviting the festival director Guido Casale to Edinburgh for the 2018 ESFF.

The AFF Jury President is one of Italy’s […]

By |July 7th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF programmes for Adriatic Film Festival

12 Days left to submit to the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

12 days to go for submissions to the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

There’s awards for best film and best animation, our global touring programme
and some full houses waiting to see them.
We’re looking for the finest shorts known to man, so if your film is a contender then
now’s the time and now is the hour!

Max length; 25 mins
Any genre,
Any nationality
Deadline June 25

Graphic images designed by Federica Pugliese

 

SUBMISSIONS 2018

 

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival Final Deadline is Nigh! Monday June 25th 2018

The ESFF screens 8 nights of short film every Autumn at cinemas across Edinburgh, featuring the best International, UK & Scottish short films from drama to documentary, comedy to animation, experimental to web series.

We’re also awarding prizes for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short AND we’re working with around 8 partner festivals and arts events to showcase our favourite shorts to audiences internationally.

But get your skates on – The FINAL Deadline is Monday […]

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