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 […]

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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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Stills from ESFF Closing Weekend

We’re just about recovered from the final weekend at the 2019 ESFF!
A wonderful experience with some very nice people!
Thanks to Luka Vukosavljevic, Nele Wohlke and Clarisse Tenreiro for the pics!

 

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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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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 […]

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ESFF Screens at Adriatic Film Festival 2019

We’re very excited about our screening at the 2019 Adriatic Film Festival which runs 19-22 September .

We’ve put together an exciting programme of UK short film, including taut thriller Cry Baby Blue by Marlek al-Habib and Sophia Carr-Gomm’s excellent Highlands-set drama The Wider Sun. There’s a screening for talented animator, Gabriel Bohmer and his American Gothic 2D animation,The Flood is Coming.

The screening is at the very lovely Palazzo Sirena in Pescara, it’s a fabulous theatre […]

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Just Out! Edinburgh Short Film Festival Film Catalogue for 2019

We’ve just completed our film catalogue for our 9th edition!
You can get a sneak preview at some of the films we’re screening at this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

ESFF 2019 FILM CATALOGUE

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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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