Edinburgh Short Film Festival Showcase Begins Today

February 17, 2015

This year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival is once again screening the best in contemporary international short cinema alongside Scottish & UK short films at venues across Scotland’s ancient capital including The Cameo Cinema and Summerhall. Do you have a short you would like to submit to one of the UK’s most prestigious film festivals? Get it in before the final deadline on Monday, June 29, 2015.

From The Edinburgh Short Film Festival collection, The Audience Awards has compiled nine of their best shorts to exhibit them in the new Edinburgh Short Film Festival Showcase. For many of these films, it is the first time they are available to an online audience, making them accessible to those who may have missed the film festival and many, many more. The selected filmmakers compete from February 17 to March 3 for the chance to win an all access pass to this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival, running November 11-22, 2015.

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Still from Damon Mohl’s short “The Diver”

This year ESFF is also partnering with The Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, recently voted one of the world’s coolest film festivals by MovieMaker Magazine, to prepare a program of some of ESFF’s best shorts of this year’s edition to screen at TTFF. Edinburgh Short Film Festival is also planning to host a Carribbean Film Night of shorts curated by the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival as part of the 2015 festival in November.

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival also delivers its films to a selection of Scottish Islands, including Shetland. ESFF will be holding a night of contemporary short Chinese documentaries, as well as hosting special retrospective screenings with the work of Damon Mohl, the Student Academy Award nominated filmmaker and award winning artist. An additional retrospective includes the work of stop-motion filmmaker Segolene Romier.

Damon Mohl’s short The Diver, and Romier’s  Fly me Babycan be found in The Eidnburgh Short Film Festival Showcase. Anyone from around the globe can vote for their favorite films. Check out these amazing shorts and vote for your favorites today.

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The Audience Awards is film’s social network connecting audiences to films, filmmakers, film schools and film festivals. The Audience Awards hosts short film competitions where the audience chooses the best films.

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