Edinburgh Short Film Festival Final Deadline is Nigh! Monday June 25th 2018

The ESFF screens 8 nights of short film every Autumn at cinemas across Edinburgh, featuring the best International, UK & Scottish short films from drama to documentary, comedy to animation, experimental to web series.

We’re also awarding prizes for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short AND we’re working with around 8 partner festivals and arts events to showcase our favourite shorts to audiences internationally.

But get your skates on – The FINAL Deadline is Monday […]

By |June 6th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival Final Deadline is Nigh! Monday June 25th 2018

Backstage Magazine are coming to Edinburgh!

The Brooklyn-based acting and casting magazine Backstage are coming to the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018!

Backstage are the only worldwide print and online casting resource, Backstage reaches thousands of highly trained, experienced, and specialized performers,

We’re excited to be hosting our new partners, Backstage at this year’s festival and we’re also very pleased to be able to offer  free casting services and exclusive access to our website to our film-makers via the link:

BACKSTAGE 

The code for our […]

By |March 28th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Backstage Magazine are coming to Edinburgh!

Film podcast Cinetopia March edition now out!

Delighted to present the second of our new radio show ‘Cinetopia’ has been published via our collaboration with Radio Summerhall!

This week we’re reviewing ‘The Shape of Water’ as well as ‘Lady Bird’ we’re discussing our Oscar predictions of last week and
there’s an interview on animation with Simon Hart, director of Puppet Animation Scotland!

You can hear the whole show via the attached link!
CINETOPIA

By |March 17th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Film podcast Cinetopia March edition now out!

Love Film, Love Filmmakers!

February is for lovers, but we’d like to spread the lovin’ feeling to film-makers as well, so we’re offering a special submissions discount code valid only from Friday 23rd February to Sunday 25th!

The code offers a 20% discount for entries to the 2018 ESFF :

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/EdinburghShortFilmFestival
using the 20% discount code:weheartfilms
 
The code will only become active on Friday Feb 23rd –  valid till Sunday night Feb 25th

 

 

 

By |February 21st, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Love Film, Love Filmmakers!

ESFF New Partnership with SFilmmaker

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with SFilmmaker, a China-based film festival agency based at Shao Studio in Beijing!

Run by Joanna and her energetic team. SFilmmaker is dedicated to forming connections between film-makers globally.

We’re looking forward to working with them and to watching some excellent Chinese shorts this year!

SFILMMAKER

By |February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF New Partnership with SFilmmaker

Early Bird Deadline ends on Friday!

Just one week to go!

By |January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Early Bird Deadline ends on Friday!

ESFF ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH FLORENCE – FIRENZE FILMCORTI

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be working with a new partner festival for 2018, Firenze FilmCorti in Florence!

Firenze FilmCorti are holding their 5th edition in Florence from June 14-June 16 2018 and where better to have a short film festival?
We’re looking forward to working on a programme exchange and hopefully meeting the Festival Director, Marino Demata and his hard working team later this year!

We’ll reveal more details about how we’ll work together in the […]

By |January 20th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH FLORENCE – FIRENZE FILMCORTI

2016 Script Pitch Finalists & MMBF

We’re delighted that our 2016 Script Pitch winner Daniel Brown and runner-up James Hannan, are going to the 2017 London Screenwriters Festival!

Hoping we can send another 2 lucky young, Scottish-based writers to the 2018 LSF!

MMBF and our 2016 Script Pitch winners

 

 

By |August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Script Pitch Finalists & MMBF

New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters

We’re delighted to be able to run a second edition of our popular, Young Screenwriters Script Pitch Competition, which includes the fabulous prize of tickets and flights to the 2018 London Screenwriters Festival as well as one year’s free membership of iPitch, the professionals pitching network!

Working in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund and iPitch, we can also offer one year’s free membership to iPitch, the film professional’s pitching network!

The deadline is Friday Aug […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters

ESFF Extended Final Deadline Exclusively via Withoutabox!

Although our official dealine finished on Saturday 1st July, we’re happy to announce, for anyone disappointed to miss out, that we’re still open exclusively on Withoutabox until Monday 10th July!

Not only that but we’re also giving away 20% off discount codes through our Withoutabox Submissions Platform:

WITHOUTABOX EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS

using the 20% discount code:ESFFDISCOUNT

So don’t be sad, you can still make it if you try!

By |July 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF Extended Final Deadline Exclusively via Withoutabox!