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!

By |October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts 2017 Opening Tonight, Check out our trailer!

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 […]

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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!

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 AWARD NOMINEES

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 […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from India. There’s award winning […]

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2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from South Korea.

We’re thrilled to […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Preview

2017 PROGRAMME NOW LIVE!

The 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival programme now online!

We’re excited about this year’s films ranging from award winning neo-noir animation from India to thrillers from Iran and Scottish black comedy!

Running this year at the Filmhouse and Summerhall
2017 PROGRAMME
 

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ESFF 2017 Programme coming soon!

We’re just about ready to launch the official programme for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival so watch this space!

 

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ESFF Extended Final Deadline Exclusively via Withoutabox!

Although our official dealine finished on Saturday 1st July, we’re happy to announce, for anyone disappointed to miss out, that we’re still open exclusively on Withoutabox until Monday 10th July!

Not only that but we’re also giving away 20% off discount codes through our Withoutabox Submissions Platform:

WITHOUTABOX EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS

using the 20% discount code:ESFFDISCOUNT

So don’t be sad, you can still make it if you try!

By |July 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF Extended Final Deadline Exclusively via Withoutabox!