EIFF is delighted to announce the screening of the first EIFF Short Film Challenge which will be held on Saturday 16th August at Filmhouse. Our shortlisted films will be screened after which a guest Jury will be awarding winners of the challenge prizes.
 

EIFF is delighted to announce a brand new short film competition in 2014- the EIFF Short Film Challenge!

Fifteen finalists have been selected by EIFF programmers and will be screened at Filmhouse in Edinburgh on Saturday 16 August 2014 at 2pm. A specially selected jury will attend the screening and announce the winning film after the screening. 

Alongside the shortlisted films, we will be screening EIFF 2014 Short Film Award winners The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs), Monkey Love Experiments (Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson) and My Stuffed Granny (Effie Pappa)

The winning filmmakers will also receive an all expenses paid opportunity to attend Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival in Bristol in September 2014.

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is the UK’s longest running competitive short film and animation festival. It presents one of the world’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the importance of short film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers and animators - See more at: www.encounters-festival.org.uk

The EIFF Short Film Challenge screening is a free ticketed event. To book tickets please see: www.filmhousecinema.com/

If you have any questions please contact the Challenge Coordinator Maija Hietala: maija.hietala@edfilmfest.org.uk

The Short Film Challenge is supported through the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund and by Creative Scotland.

        

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