2017 ESFF AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Well the competition this year for both the film and script pitch competitions were both pretty fierce,

but we’re pleased to be able to announce the winners in each category as follows:
SCRIPT PITCH 2017 COMPETITION
Winner: David MacPherson

Runner-Up: Jo Osborne

 
RISING STAR AWARD 2017
Winner: Alia Ghafar for ‘Salt & Sauce’

 
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Chloe Lesueur for ‘Tis’

 
BEST FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Catalina Jordan Alvarez for ‘Paco’

 

Well done to all the winners and good luck with your film […]

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ESFF Day 3 Review Liminal Spaces

Thanks again to The Wee Review for coming along and covering Day 3 last Friday at the ESFF at Summerhall!

 

Edinburgh Short Film Festival – Liminal Spaces

 

By |November 10th, 2017|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Day 3 Review Liminal Spaces

More stills from week 1 at the ESFF

Some more lovely pics from the talented Alice Shone covering the goings on during last weekend at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

 

By |November 6th, 2017|News Posts|Comments Off on More stills from week 1 at the ESFF

ESFF Reviews – Turquoise by Roozbeh Misaghi

Turquoise by Roozbeh Misaghi reviewed by Will Mitten

Turquoise: Life in a rural Iranian village is turned upside down by a rumour that there is a box of treasure, hidden somewhere in the village which promises to make its finder rich and prosperous.

The normally placid and agrarian life of the villagers is subverted by an increasingly dark obsession with ever elusive treasure. Misaghi’s film has a stunning visual aesthetic lends itself to the narrative about corruption, […]

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Edinburgh Shorts Week 2 Begins Friday!

After Edinburgh Short’s sell-out audiences in week 1, we’re eagerly anticipating another 2 full houses for our 2nd weekend screening the best contemporary short films from around the world! Your one chance to see a clutch of outstanding and award-winning short films before they vanish into the ether!

For Sci-Fi & Horror fans, we’re excited to screen the dystopian Greek sci-fi WHACK by Syni Pappa, dark and also surprisingly witty, it’s set in a future so […]

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The Wee Review shares the skinny on Edinburgh Shorts Day 1

We’re glad that Steven Fraser of The Wee Review came to our opening night and delighted with his review!

THE WEE REVIEW: EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – IBERIAN ANIMATION

 

 

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Edinburgh Shorts 2017 Opening Tonight, Check out our trailer!

We’re excited that the Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens tonight at the Filmhouse and here’s a look at this year’s excellent trailer

Edited by the faboulous Finn Kati Niemela and a specially composed soundtrack craftily created by the cunning Callum Rankine!

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Previews: Comedy

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens again on October 27th and It’s great  to see that some very good comedies have made it onto the programme this year and we’re always pleased to light the mood on those dark November nights!

From USA, we are excited to screen, PACO by Catalina Jordan Alvarez, A wonderfully funny comic portrait of a catcaller, choreographed with a non-professional cast and captured with disarmingly intimate 16mm photography.
Simultaneously sweet and slightly […]

By |October 24th, 2017|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Previews: Comedy

Edinburgh Shorts 2017 Issu Programme now online!

If you haven’t come across our rather wonderful 2017 print programme (designed by the elegant pen of Federica Pugliese), we’re delighted to be able to supply the link to our ISSU copy here:

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PRINT PROGRAMME
 

 

By |October 23rd, 2017|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts 2017 Issu Programme now online!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Script Pitch Competition Finalists!

We’re very pleased to announce the finalists in this years 2017 Script Pitch Competition!

In no particular order, the entrants judged to have written the best 5 minute script are:

Beth Cameron
Rosanna Scott
David Macpherson
Gidni Lindal Benediktson
Jo Osborne
Stephen Beavis
Fraser Coull

The finalists will be pitching in front of a judging panel lead by James Mavor, head of the MA Screenwriting course at Screen Academy Scotland and including Eddie McFadden of the Scottish Screenwriters, Yasmin Al-Hibithi of the 2017 EIFF Youth […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Script Pitch Competition Finalists!