Edinburgh Shorts screens in Bendigo, Australia at SDO

We’re screening a curated short film programme at Scot’s Day Out in Bendigo, Australia on March 2nd, 7:30pm at the Colonial Theatre!

Some of our favourite short films from our 2018 edition including Kevin Pickering’s multi-award winning horror, CLOSE TO THE BONE.

Stuart Hubbard’s witty and elegantly drawn animation CURSE OF THE WEREDUCK, and the enchanting drama THE WIDER SUN by Sophia Carr-Gomm.

We’re also screening Andre Franco’s intense crime drama LOST AND FOUND as well as the […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

We’re very pleased to announce one of our new film festival partnerships forn 2018, the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival!

Bakans Beyond Borders celebrates Balkan diversity and engages with contemporary Balkan culture and social issues through the medium of film.
Apart from holding screenings in a different Balkan City each year, the festival is framed by other cultural events like photo exhibitions, visual art events, master classes, live bands, networking events and recently was awarded a […]

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ESFF Screens Animation at Manipulate 2019

ESFF screens a night of some of our best animations from last year’s festival at Manipulate 2019!

There’s winner of our Best Animation award, the stunning Wicked Girl by Ayce Kartal and the atmospheric world of An Island by Rory Byrne
as well as Aspen ShortFest award winner, Coyote by Lorenz Wunderle and a fair old mix of stunning 2D, Stop-Motion, Puppetry and CGI!

Screening starts noon at the Traverse Theatre on Saturday November 9th!

ESFF AT MANIPULATE

 

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Firenze Film Corti on the ESFF

Our partners Firenze Film Corti covered our 2018 event on their blogpage;

FIRENZE FILM CORTI & ESFF

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Inktip Membership prizes for this year’s ESFF Best Films

Thanks to our partners InkTip the screenwriter’s network, we’re offering free memberships and featured listings for this year’s winning films!

Inktip is the leading screenwriter’s network and it’s main focuses are:

Help the producer easily find a good script
Save time for the agent and manager in locating the right people for their clients’ scripts, or new clients
Greatly increase exposure for the screenwriter

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Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Excited to announce that the Edinburgh Short Film Festival has won Take One Magazine’s Best Festival award for 2018!
We’re obviously delighted and very honoured to have won and very grateful to Take One Magazine staff for
voting for the ESFF for the award and it’s wonderful to have the hard work of all of our staff and volunteers recognised in this way,
so thanks to all the many people who participated in making our 2018 edition such […]

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LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

We’ll soon be opening our call for entries for our 2019 edition but before we do so, we thought we’d publish a quick look back to the 8th edition which ended November 10th screening one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes of the year, and we were delighted to have sold out 6 out of 8 of our screening nights at the Filmhouse and Summerhall!

There was a great atmosphere and some packed screenings,  thanks to all […]

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ESFF 2018 – IMAGE GALLERY

We thought you might enjoy a collection of images taken from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Photographers: Luka Vukosavljevic, Alexandra Person, Jackie Xiang and Bowen Guan

  

     

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So long and thanks for all the Films!

Well, that’s a wrap for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, we had a ball but don’t worry, we’ll be back next year!

Thanks to Carys B. Evans​ Amanda Rogers​, Cinetopia Edinburgh​ Jim Ross​ Luka Vukosavljevic​ Mike Forbes, Yulia Kovanova​
The Filmhouse​. Summerhall​, The Adriatic Film Festival​,  Florence Florence FilmCorti, Aidan Stanley​ and the Fastnet Film Festival,
Thanks also to our curated programmers, mcine – The Mexican Institute of Cinematography & Peter Murdmaa​
and the Estonian Short Film Centre […]

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2018 ESFF Award Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2018 Awards for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short Film for 2018!

The juries had a difficult task in choosing winners from a very strong field of nominees, but we’re pleased to announce the following were selected as winners for the following categories:

BEST SCOTTISH FILM 2018

BLUE CHRISTMAS by Charlotte Wells

BEST ANIMATION 2018

WICKED GIRL by Ayce Kartal

 

BEST FILM 2018

FAUVE by Jeremy Comte

 

Congratulations to all the winners and […]

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