The 2022 Adriatic Film Festival hosts the ESFF

It was wonderful to be at Adriatic Film Festival to present a programme of Scottish Shorts, including Go Home by Razan Madhoon and What’s Left To Say by George Farrow-Hawkins.  A great festival with a full programme of excellent short film.

Congratulations to Guido and his fabulous and hard-working team for another terrific edition and a fascinating programme!

By |July 26th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on The 2022 Adriatic Film Festival hosts the ESFF

ESFF Showcase at the 7th Adriatic Film Festival

We’re delighted to be presenting a selection of short films for the 2022 Adriatic Film Festival!

The programme screens at Abruzzo’s specialist cinema, the Palazzo Sirena on Saturday 23rd July, including ‘Go Home’ by Razan Madhoon and ‘What’s Left To Say’ by George Farrow-Hawkins.

The AFF is a lovely film festival on the Italian Adriatic with a brilliant programme of independent cinema and runs 22-24 July 2022 in the wonderful dedicated specialist cinema, the Palazzo Sirena!

ADRIATIC FILM […]

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ESFF Showcases at the 2022 Fastnet Film Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme of Scottish shorts at the 2022 edition of the Fastnet Film Festival in Ireland!

The programme is scheduled for Thursday May 26th at 12:15pm. Following the screening, we’re participating in a panel discussion with director Virginia Heath and producer Grant Keir on Scottish film and short film.

We’ve picked a varied programme of Scottish shorts from the last few years for the programme, including the powerful drama Go Home by […]

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ESFF 10th Anniversary at the Filmhouse

We’re delighted to have finally screened the Edinburgh Short Film Festival: 10 Years Best Film programmes
at the Filmhouse to mark our first decade!

Thanks to all the filmmakers who attended and contributed to the programme and to the audiences. We were delighted to have sold out all four screenings and very pleased with the feedback so here’s to another decade!

Thanks also to Melanie Toutakova for the excellent photography!

 

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ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

Two years in the planning, The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is finally celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with special screenings of our 10 Years Best films at The Filmhouse in February!

At last, we’re FINALLY able to present our 10th Anniversary best film programmes to live audiences. We’re understandably thrilled the event will go ahead at the Filmhouse featuring our award winners and the best films screened at the ESFF since we launched in 2011!

The ’10 Year […]

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ESFF 2022 Now Open For Entries!

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now open for entries for our 2022 edition!

The 2022 edition will run October  28th to November 13th 2022 and any international or UK film under 25 minutes of any genre is eligible for entry.

The Early Bird Deadline is February 28th 2022, all entries will be eligible for our awards and we will also be programming short film showcases for festivals internationally.

Enter via our Call for Entries page or via […]

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Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) in conversation with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 ESFF

Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) talks about short film with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Film shot and edited by Melanie Toutakova

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Stills Gallery – ESFF 2021

Some stills from the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Photography by Melanie Toutakova

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2021 ESFF Award Winners

Our award winners for 2021:

BEST FILM
Annah La Javanaise by Fatimah Tobing Rony

BEST ANIMATION
Step Into The River by Weijing MA

BEST SCOTTISH FILM
Tom Cat by Kirsty McLean

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Stills by Melanie Toutakova

By |November 25th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on 2021 ESFF Award Winners

Thank You!

We’ll be publishing a collection of stills from the last weekend shortly but we just wanted to give thanks to
all those who played such a vital role in bringing the 2021 ESFF together!

Firstly we’d like to thank Rebecca Selby-Heard our head programmer,
Melanie Toutakova, our official photographer,
Chris, Louise and Margherita our capable volunteers and front of house staff,
Summerhall and the Summerhall staff for their support and assistance.

Our special guests and festival partners including Krakow Int. Short […]

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