We’ll be publishing a collection of stills from the last weekend shortly but we just wanted to give thanks to
all those who played such a vital role in bringing the 2021 ESFF together!

Firstly we’d like to thank Rebecca Selby-Heard our head programmer,
Melanie Toutakova, our official photographer,
Chris, Louise and Margherita our capable volunteers and front of house staff,
Summerhall and the Summerhall staff for their support and assistance.

Our special guests and festival partners including Krakow Int. Short Film Festival for providing a programme of Polish animation,
Aidan Stanley from RTE for his inimitable presenting, Fred Martin from the Brussels Short Film Festival for his insights into
short film, the Adriatic Film Festival, Unified Filmmakers from Munich and CortoGlobo for participating in The European Film Festivals Showcase.

We’d also like to thank the 7 Second International Film Festival from Buenos Aires for providing us with the (brief) highlights of their fascinating event!

Thanks to Indy Cinema Group for their help in providing the Online programme.

Thanks to our friends at Cinetopia for collaborating with us on the Opening Night networking event.

Thanks to all the visiting filmmakers and to all the filmmakers for letting us screen their films and lastly thanks to the audiences for coming to support short film in such good numbers!

Here’s to you, kids!