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  1. 2020 ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2 Madli Laane ‘Three August Days’

    2020 ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2 Madli Laane ‘Three August Days’

    Our second filmmaker interview of 2020 is with the award-winning Estonian director Madli Laane who's engrossing coming-of-age drama THREE AUGUST DAYS was featured at last year's Edinburgh Short Film Festival. The film follows a young Estonian girl living in Tallinn during the fall of the Soviet...
  2. Short Film Festivals Update

    Short Film Festivals Update

    We're still open for entries for our 2020 edition which is scheduled to run Oct 22 - Nov 8th, Should circumstances change, our intention is to hold the screenings over the first available dates around that period. It's our 10th anniversary edition, with extra screenings & presenting awards for...
  3. Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020: Awards & International Showcases!

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020: Awards & International Showcases!

    Our 10th anniversary special edition! Featuring the best short films of 2020 at international film festivals, AND Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our juries Regular Deadline: May 24th 2019 This year, we're also excited to be programming films and film...
  4. Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 Now Open For Entries! International Tours & Awards

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 Now Open For Entries! International Tours & Awards

    The 10th Anniversary edition of the ESFF with more short film screenings in Edinburgh, International Film Festival showcases, trophies, cash prizes and awards! We're also excited to be programming showcases of our best films for our 2020 partners: Adriatic Film Festival Stop Motion Montreal...
  5. Paul Bruce

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 Now Open For Entries! International Tours & Awards

    The 10th Anniversary edition of the ESFF with more short film screenings in Edinburgh, International Film Festival showcases, trophies, cash prizes and awards! We're also excited to be programming showcases of our best films for our 2020 partners: Adriatic Film Festival Stop Motion Montreal...
  6. Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry! International Tours & Cash Awards

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry! International Tours & Cash Awards

    Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals We're screening 8 nights of short film at cinemas across Edinburgh in 2019 Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short! This year, we're...
  7. Paul Bruce

    Final Deadline for entry to the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival: June 25th

    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...
  8. Paul Bruce

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival - Submissions Now Open for 2018!

    Screening the best in International contemporary short film & programming for other festivals across the UK & Internationally, the ESFF is now open for submission for short film-makers! We're offering cash prizes for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Film But that's not all! This...
  9. Edinburgh Short Film Festival Deadline Fast Approaching!

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival Deadline Fast Approaching!

    In association with Puppet Animation Scotland & The Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Edinburgh Short Film Festival is offering cash prizes and industry mentoring to the film-maker who wins the Best Film AND the best Animation at this year's ESFF! We're also curating for film festivals...
  10. Paul Bruce

    New Best Film Awards for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

    New Awards for Best Film & Best Animated Film for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival. In association with Puppet Animation Scotland & The Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Edinburgh Short Film Festival is offering cash prizes and industry mentoring to the film-maker who wins the Best...
  11. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    Edinburgh Shorts Regular Submission Deadline Looms!

    The Regular submission deadline for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Monday 15th May Last chance to submit at the regular submission fee rate! Entrants will be eligible for one of our 3 awards for 2017: and for inclusion on our Global Tour for 2017/2018: But time is running out on our...
  12. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    Talking Dead Cats with Ivan Barge director of ‘Madam Black’

    We spent a little time recently talking about dead cats with award-winning New Zealand film-maker, Ivan Barge, whose comedy short 'Madam Black' won the Director’s Choice award at Rhode Island International Film Festival, and the Prix de Public at the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film...
  13. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival's 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 partnership begins during our 2018 editions and will see the ESFF prepare a programme of some...
  14. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    If You’re Seeking an S & M Dungeon for an anti-Shades of Grey film, speak to Morgane Sarah Becerril!

    Morgane Sarah Becerril directed ‘The Session’, An edgy, romantic-comedy set in a New York S & M dungeon, and tracing the developing relationship between Daphne, a newbie dominatrix and her client. The film screened at the 2016 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and also won 1st prize at the 2016...
  15. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    Early Bird Deadline Approaching for Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017!

    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, so get your skates on..but please don't take it out on the intern if you miss it! Edinburgh Shorts Submissions
  16. Paul Bruce

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017

    Screening the best in International contemporary short cinema at venues across the Scottish capital in Autumn. The best films will be included in our programmes for other festivals across the UK & Internationally. This year, we're excited to be programming films for our 2017 partners...
  17. Edinburgh Short Film Festival:Shorts News

    Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017

    Screening the best in International contemporary short cinema at venues across the Scottish capital in Autumn. The best films will be included in our programmes for other festivals across the UK & Internationally. This year, we're excited to be programming films for our 2017 partners: Asia's...
  18. Paul Bruce

    2016 EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

    The Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival launches on October 26th,screening 77 short films from 23 countries. Alongside some of the best Scottish films, we’re also showcasing French Fantasy, animation from Greece, Indonesian...
  19. Paul Bruce

    2016 Summer Funding Sources for Short Film-makers

    Films will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through time of no films – but on the other hand.. SHORT FILM FUNDING 2016
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