Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals

Winner of Take One Magazine’s Best Festival 2018 Award

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

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

The Adriatic Film Festival
Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti – (Florence)
Puppet Animation Scotland
Edinburgh Printmakers
IberoDocs

Max Length 25 minutes, international films […]

By |March 29th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Pics from our short film screening in Bendigo, Australia

Thanks to Chris Earl at Scots Day Out for sending us some pics of the ESFF screening at the Colonial Theatre in Bendigo!

Looks like a busy night and a very appreciative audience for some fine Scottish-made short films including Not Required Back by Peter Marsden, Close to the Bone by Will Pickering, The Wider Sun by Sophia Carr-Gomm,  Radioactive by Pamela Gray and Lost and Found by Andre Franco.

Looking forward to screening there next year!

 

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By |March 20th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Pics from our short film screening in Bendigo, Australia

IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!

IberoDocs is the first showcase for Ibero-American culture in Scotland, focused on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers.
IberoDocs brings to Edinburgh the most significant productions  from Ibero-American culture, in a festival that is as distinctive as it is unique, and we’ll be working on a combined Spanish-Portugese language programme for their 2019 edition!

We’ll be putting together a joint short film programme of some of the best of our Iberian short films for […]

By |February 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!

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 […]

By |February 18th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts screens in Bendigo, Australia at SDO

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 […]

By |February 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

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

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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