Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed by Tokyo’s Short Shorts Film Festival

We’re very honoured to have been interviewed recently by our 2016/2017 partners, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, the biggest short film event in Asia! We’re curating 4 nights of short films at the 2017 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia events in June.

We’ll be publishing some images and a news report about the festival nearer the time – our very lucky press co-ordinator, Alice Shone is going all the way there to represent the ESFF […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed by Tokyo’s Short Shorts Film Festival

Edinburgh Short FF Holds Guest Programme at the 2017 Sardinia Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that once again we’ll be presenting an ESFF-curated night of short film at the delightful and very excellent Sardinia Film Festival in June!

The festival runs from 26th June 2017 to 01 July 2017 in the historic quarter of the delightful town of Alghero, in the north of the island.

The open air venue hosts around 200 people and the event is very well supported by local audiences, reaching capacity figures on most […]

By |May 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short FF Holds Guest Programme at the 2017 Sardinia Film Festival

Edinburgh Shorts Regular Submission Deadline Looms!

The Regular submission deadline for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is Monday 15th May!

Last chance to submit at the regular submission fee rate!

Official Selection films will be eligible for one of our 3 awards for 2017:

Best Director
Best Animated Short Film
Rising Star Award

and will be eligible for inclusion on our Global Tour for 2017/2018 which will see the ESFF curating film programmes for

MECAL – Barcelona International Short Film & AnimationFestival
DC […]

By |May 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts Regular Submission Deadline Looms!

Introducing ESFF new media Partners: Culture Agora

We’re very excited to be working with Culture Agora, probably the largest space for  information & opportunities on what’s happening in the creative industries throughout Europe.

The word Agora is Greek for ‘open place of assembly’ and, early in the history of Greece, an Agora was a designated area in the city, where citizens gathered to hear civic announcements.  Culture Agora is the modern equivalent, an online space that creates visibility and encourages connectivity among artists, […]

By |April 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introducing ESFF new media Partners: Culture Agora

ESFF Interviews Stephen Horne about film-making in an ancient Scottish Graveyard!

THE LICK by Stephen C Horne is a surreal and imaginative comedy that gets inside the delirium-fuelled daydream of its protaganist and the love of his life, inside a strange, Scottish graveyard, peopled by oddly menacing and slightly crazed phantasms.

Our regular presenter, Carys Evans spoke to Stephen about THE LICK at the 2016 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and we’re able to present the interview here;

 

 

By |March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF Interviews Stephen Horne about film-making in an ancient Scottish Graveyard!

Exciting New Partnership with DC Shorts in the US & Discounts on Entry

We’re delighted to reveal that we have finalised the details on a new festival partnership with the USA’s largest dedicated short film festival on the US East coast, DC Shorts based in Washington! The Festival has recently been named as the one of the “Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine and we’re very much looking forward to working with them.

The partnership begins during our 2018 editions and will see the ESFF prepare […]

By |March 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Exciting New Partnership with DC Shorts in the US & Discounts on Entry

ESFF’s new media partners; Journalism News Network

We’re very pleased to be working closely with arts and news-based
Journalism News Network which has a background in working with independent film makers and arts organisations.

Journalism News Network was launched in April 2013 and today it reaches more than 11,000 readers via its website and social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with more than 400 UK based journalist in their network.

JNN Editor Subodh Gupt;

“We’re delighted to be the official media partner for […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF’s new media partners; Journalism News Network

ESFF film critic & Presenter, Carys Evans introduces day 5 of the 2016 ESFF at the Cameo Cinema!

We’ve unearthed some footage from our Cameo screening at last year’s ESFF, which includes our very talented and erudite critic and presenter Carys Evans!
Carys is not only erudite and enthusiastic about film and film-making but she also happens to have the most amazing film-related tattoo to ever grace a human body and if you’re really nice she might even show you it!
We’ll shortly upload some film of Carys’ entertaining interviewing style soon and hopefully Carys […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF film critic & Presenter, Carys Evans introduces day 5 of the 2016 ESFF at the Cameo Cinema!

Sardinia Film Festival Entry Deadline in only two weeks!

The very wonderful Sardinia Film Festival deadline for short film submissions is now a mere two weeks away (28 February 2017!)

Entry is entirely free and we can thoroughly recommend not just Carlo, Marta and the team behind the event but the island of Sardinia itself frankly, so all wise film-makers out there, time to get off the playstation and enter your film now!

 

SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL

 

By |February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sardinia Film Festival Entry Deadline in only two weeks!

Early Bird Deadline soon – Don’t Blame the Intern if you miss it!

There’s usually plenty of reasons to submit your film to the ESFF and this year we are pleased to offer awards for Best Director, Best Male & Female Actors and Best Animation.We’ll also be programming the best films from 2017 for our touring programme, watch this space!

Our austerity-beating submission fee this year, is a mere £12 per entry until Monday January 30th 2017 – after that date the submission fee will rise to £15, so get […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Early Bird Deadline soon – Don’t Blame the Intern if you miss it!