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 […]

By |January 8th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

We’re excited to open our call for entries for our 2019 edition and looking forward to screening another 8 nights of fabulous short film in Edinburgh later this year!

Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short

AND

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films and film partnerships for our 2019 partners:

The Adriatic Film Festival
The Sardinia Film Festival
Fastnet Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti (Florence)
Puppet […]

By |January 1st, 2019|News Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

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 […]

By |December 22nd, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

1st Weekend at the 2018 ESFF

We’re all delighted with the opening weekend of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, 2 full houses, some terrific shorts, lovely guests including a whole team from the Adriatic Film Festival and some warm words from the audience!

Here’s a few stills from the nights, pictures by Luka Vukosavljevic and Jackie Xiang,

Looking forward to the second weekend, starting at the Filmhouse on Friday 2nd with a fascinating programme of Estonian animation and then

we’re on to Summerhall […]

By |October 28th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on 1st Weekend at the 2018 ESFF

ESFF talks film and film music with Radio Saltire

We were delighted to be invited on Radio Saltire, East Lothian’s community radio show to talk about favourite film themes and of course, the forthcoming opening of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

We’re on air at 50 mins 45 secs:

 

ESFF ON RADIO SALTIRE

 

I have to admit that ‘You fill me with inertia’ is my favourite lyric in a film!

By |October 24th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF talks film and film music with Radio Saltire

Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed at Florence

We’re delighted that Marino and the team at the wonderful Firenze FilmCorti have published a short interview with us when we screened an ESFF programme at the Florence short film festival in June!

FLORENCE’S FILMCORTI INTERVIEWS EDINBURGH SHORTS

By |September 17th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed at Florence

ESFF 2018 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

We’re excited to be able to announce our official programme for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

The ESFF 2018 is your one chance to see one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK.

With 26 UK Premieres, 7 European Premieres and no less than 28 award-winning short films, our 2018 programme is one of our strongest yet, and packed with some of the best films from Festivals overseas, including Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, Annecy, and SXSW […]

By |September 16th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

Edinburgh Shorts Launch Party @ Scalarama

We had a blast at last night’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival launch Party!

It was a real honour to be Scalarama Edinburgh’s Opening event with a turnout well in excess of 70+ it was a busy
and fun night at the ESFF Garden Cinema! Thanks so much to Ieva Rotomskyte of Edinburgh Scalarama and of course the
amazing Fernando from the Tupiniquim Brazilian Pancake kiosk for their hard work in pulling off the event!

Thanks also to everyone who […]

By |September 2nd, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts Launch Party @ Scalarama

ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #8 – Yulia Kovanova

The 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival programme will be announced imminently in the meantime, here’s another in our series of film-maker interviews, this time with BAFTA nominated film-maker and artist, Yulia Kovanova about her film PLASTIC MAN screened at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival. Plastic Man follows the work of Ross McLean – environmental artist who, breaking from daily reality, transforms into Plastic Man! For a flavour of the film see the trailer below the interview:


PLASTIC […]

By |September 1st, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #8 – Yulia Kovanova

ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #7 – Roozbeh Misaghi

We’ll be announcing the line-up for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival very soon, in the meantime we’re delighted to publish an interview with the talented Iranian film-maker Roozbeh Misaghi, who’s short film TURQUOISE was screened at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
We talked to Roozbeh about making the film which depicts life in a rural Iranian village turned upside down by a rumour that there is a concealed treasure box, hidden somewhere in the […]

By |August 25th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #7 – Roozbeh Misaghi