Edinburgh Shorts Showcase at Festival de Casteliers 2020

We’re delighted to be working with Festival de Casteliers in Quebec, Canada to present a programme of animation
from Scotland at their 2020 edition!

Working closely with Edinburgh College of Art, we’re presenting a full programme of ECA and ESFF Scottish animation to
Canadian audiences on March 7th in Montreal.

From award winning 2D animation to some wonderful stop motion, inncluding the wonderful film ‘Short Changed’  by Zoe Hutber, we’re excited to send a full programme of Scottish shorts […]

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SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM 2020

Congratulations to Shortcutz Amsterdam for their frankly amazing awards night in Amsterdam on Sunday 19th January at the EYE Film Museum.
It was inspiring seeing the dedication the team put into holding a major awards night, and the incredible support and encouragement
short film gets from the Dutch Film Industry!

Congratulations to Alexa and Joao and the team behind the event and thank you for giving short film the profile it deserves!
Well done also to the film-makers and […]

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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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ESFF 2019 AWARD WINNER: BEST ANIMATION

2019 BEST ANIMATION AWARD
MUEDRA  BY CESAR DIAZ MELENDEZ
Am amazingly intricate stop-motion film, made with dedication, commitment and love!

Congratulations to Cesar and we wish him all the best with the film and his future projects!

 

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The Fountain Reviews ESFF 1st Weekend

Thanks to Jamie Sutherland and the Fountain for reviewing the first weekend of the 2019 ESFF…seems a long time ago now!

OUT OF FRAME: OPENING NIGHT THURS 24TH OCTOBER

 

LOVE BE DAMNED: FRI 25TH OCTOBER

 

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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 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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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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