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 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 […]

By |January 20th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

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

Stills from Weekend 1 of the 2021 ESFF

Some images from the first weekend at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, taken b y our very own Melanie Toutakova!

 

 

By |November 9th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on Stills from Weekend 1 of the 2021 ESFF

ESFF 2020 at Summerhall

We were very pleased to able to present the postponed 2020 ESFF at Summerhall this weekend!

Although audience numbers were much smaller than normal, the programme was as strong as any previous edition, with Palme D’Or nominees, Sundance winners, BAFTA winners and a whole roster of some of the best films of last year!

We’d like to thank all the filmmakers for sending us their films,  Steph Leach and the team at Summerhall for their determination and […]

By |June 8th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 at Summerhall

ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

Our 2021 edition is scheduled for November 2021 and we’ve just opened our call for entries!

Our 10th anniversary special events are also slated for the November events and we’re planning to hold extra screenings as
part of the 2021 festival.

The 2020 edition was postponed and our aim is to hold the delayed 2020 events as soon as the venues reopen in Edinburgh,
hopefully in the first half of this year.

It’s been a very difficult year for everyone […]

By |January 14th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

ESFF SCREENING AT BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2020

We’ve programmed a night of some of our award-winners and best Scottish shorts of recent years for BUSHO Budapest Short Film Festival’s 16th edition!

Including Muedra by Cesar Diaz Melendez
Fauve by Jeremy Comte
Salt N Sauce by Alia Ghafar
Short Changed by Zoe Hutber
My Loneliness is Killing Me by Tim Courtney
On by Jelena Sinick
In The Fall by Tom Gentle
Three August Days by Madli Laane

Programme starts 7:15pm Fellini Hall Budapest

By |August 17th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF SCREENING AT BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Final Deadline for entry to the 2020 Edinburgh Short Film Festival: June 22nd 2020

The ESFF screens 16 nights of short film from Oct 22nd to Nov 8th 2020 at cinemas across Edinburgh,
featuring the best International, UK & Scottish short films.
Should circumstances change, our intention is to hold the screenings over the first available dates
around that period.

We’re awarding prizes for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short Film.
AND
we’re working with partner festivals to showcase our favourite shorts to audiences internationally,

Budapest Short Film Festival
Brussels Short Film Festival
Valdarno Cinema Film […]

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A quick announcement about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 edition

A quick announcement about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 edition:

The ESFF still plans to proceed and hold our 10th anniversary as normal October 22 – November 8th 2020.
Should circumstances change, our intention is to hold the screenings over the first available dates
around that period.

We’re open for entries to Our 10th anniversary special edition, with extra screenings &
presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our juries

This year, we’re also excited to be […]

By |April 14th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on A quick announcement about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 edition

ESFF new partnership: Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce a new creative partnership with Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival!

Running since 2004, Busho is now in its 16th year and is one of Europe’s oldest dedicated short film events, screening
at cinemas across Budapest each September, Budapest Short Film Festival has established itself as a leading promoter
for short film in Central Europe.

We’re excited to be asked to prepare a programme for their 2020 edition, which runs from September 1st – September […]

By |March 14th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF new partnership: Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival