ESFF 10th Anniversary Best Films Online

It’s our 10th Anniversary and we’re celebrating 10 years of the world’s best shorts with online screenings.

We’re hosting 10 Years Best Film, 10 Years Best Comedy and 10 Years Best Animation online for 1 week each during the
2021 ESFF this November.

From Vietnamese drama to Canadian animation, you can see our award winners and some of the best films from 10 years of the
Edinburgh Short Film Festival online only!

Tickets available here:
ESFF 10 YEARS BEST FILMS

 

By |October 8th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary Best Films Online

ESFF Official Selection Film Catalogue

Here’s the complete ESFF 2021 film catalogue, with images and details for every film screening at the 2021 ESFF!

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FILM CATALOGUE 2021

By |September 25th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Official Selection Film Catalogue

ESFF announces new award sponsor Greenlit

We’re excited to announce our new award sponsors for 2021 GREENLIT are sponsoring our new award for the 2021 ESFF winning films!
The prize for the winners will be a free advice session from Greenlit, on crowdfunding and film marketing advice for the filmmakers’ upcoming projects from Greenlit’s PR and audience funding specialist. The sessions can be tailored to the individual filmmakers’ needs and questions.

Greenlit work exclusively with creatives (filmmakers, theatremakers, musicians) and their mission is […]

By |September 23rd, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF announces new award sponsor Greenlit

ESFF 2021 Programme Announced!

We’re excited to announce our 2021 programme! From Colombian drama to Chinese animation, there’s the usual host of international award winners & local heroes screening at Summerhall and online Nov 5th – Nov 21st 2021

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021
ESFF 2021 PROGRAMME

 

By |September 20th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2021 Programme Announced!

ESFF screens at the Adriatic Film Festival 2021

It’s great to see some of our film festival partners re-emerging from hibernation and we’re excited to be holding a short film showcase at the 2021¬†Adriatic Film Festival

The AFF is a terrific film event and screens some outstanding films at a fabulous venue! Great to see them back!

We’re screening LUCKY STAR by Russell Davidson
UFO by Harvey Gardener and
KEITH WATER by Izzy Gibbs at the Palazza Sirena Aug 27-Aug 30 during the AFF 2021 edition!

Wishing Guido […]

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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

New ESFF Partners: 7SIFF (Buenos Aires)

We’re pleased to be able to announce we will be collaborating with 7SIFF based in Buenos Aires, Argentina this year!
7SIFF, which gathers seven-second movies from all over the world. A space to give voice to new ways of communication.
It is also a digital platform that offers speakers, activities and non-competitive exhibitions.

We’re showcasing a programme of ESFF shorts at 7SIFF in September 2021 and looking forward to hosting them at the ESFF, in the meantime, they […]

By |April 14th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on New ESFF Partners: 7SIFF (Buenos Aires)

ESFF Announces new partnership with Unified Filmmakers

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Unified Filmmakers based in Munich, programmers for FilmFest Munchen, we’re working together on film events and short film programming for the coming year!

Unified Filmmakers open call is searching for the best shorts made about the Covid-19 pandemic and also will be hosting regular film talks and film events during  2021.

Later this year we’ll also be working on short film exchanges and growing cultural collaboration with our friends […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2021

Once again we’re delighted to together a programme of some of our favourite animation for our official animation award sponsors, Puppet Animation Scotland and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation 2021.

The programme covers the gamut of animation styles and techniques from 2D to Stop Motion to CGI and ranging from comedy to expressionist to drama, and there’s a hugely talented animation world to discover at the ESFF animation showcase at Manipulate 2021:

DE PASSANT […]

By |January 29th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2021

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