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The 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, launches soon and is your one chance to see
one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK!
We're excited to bring a programme of outstanding short cinema,
award winning short films including the 2019 Best Short Cannes and Oscar winners and...
Here’s a short video of some of the highlights from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
Thanks to all the film-makers who participated and looking forward to seeing your next films,
Filmed and edited by the talented and indefatigable Amanda Rogers
ESFF 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
Edinburgh Short Film Festival has just broadcast the latest edition of Cinetopia, the radio show for film enthusiasts!
The February edition covers the Oscars, A kind of Seeing & Gabrielle Brady, Director of Island of Hungry Ghosts. Reviews & discussions as well as a lovely set of film-related...
Taking short film to the masses and blogging about short film around the world, The Festival also makes awards with cash prizes for Best Film, &
Best Animation & Best Scottish Short!
This year, we're also excited to be programming films for our 2018 partners:
Mecal - the Barcelona...
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...
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...
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...
Our programme and dates for the Edinburgh Short Film Festival Programme at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017 have now been finalised and we're excited to be able to reveal details about the screenings!
The festival was founded by actor Tetsuya Bessho and the first festival was held in...
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...
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: