Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019
The 9th edition of Edinburgh Short Film Festival starts Thursday October 24th, and is your one chance to see one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK.
ESFF’s exciting 2019 programme brings award-winning short films ranging from Taiwanese Animation to Somalian documentary, including Indian Horror, Belgian comedy, Italian Sci Fi and German Fantasy.
There’s Academy Award winning shorts, Cannes Best film winners, Annecy Animation Festival winners, BAFTA winners and many other award-winning short films from home and across the globe.
ESFF also bring a new European Arts Event when on Friday Nov 1st, where they will welcome Film Festival directors from across Europe for their European Film Festival – Best Films Night at the Filmhouse, with festival directors from Sardinia Film Festival, Shortcutz Amsterdam, Adriatic Film Festival, Florence’s FilmCorti and the Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival.
ESFF’s new Animation Sundays are at the Edinburgh College of Art, with curated programmes from Prague’s Visegrad Animation Forum, O!PLA Polish Animation Festival and a new Best Scottish Animation strand curated by the ECA Animation School.
On top of all that, they’ll be hosting visits from award-winning short film directors from across the world AND their infamous annual awards night party at Summerhall on Saturday 9th November, featuring live music, visiting guests, and a chance to meet visiting film-makers and producers.
The 2019 Festival runs October 24th – November 10th 2019 at Summerhall, The Filmhouse and Edinburgh College of Art.