Thanks again to The Wee Review for coming along and covering Day 3 last Friday at the ESFF at Summerhall!
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, […]
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 […]
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
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!
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 […]
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
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:
Gidni Lindal Benediktson
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 […]
We’re delighted to announce the nominees for this year’s awards for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
From over 1400 films, we selected 78 for screening, with over 30 award winning shorts, films fresh from Cannes and BAFTA awards as well as at festivals internationally, we selected the following outstanding shorts for recognition:
RISING STAR AWARD 2017 NOMINEES:
Karsten Dahlem for ‘PRINCESS’
Alia Ghafar for ‘SALT & SAUCE’
Noemi Schneider for ‘RUNAWAY’
Roozbeh Misaghi for ‘TURQUOISE’
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM NOMINEES:
Gabriel Bohmer […]