Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021

Summerhall - Cinema



The Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again brings some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and is your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes.

We’re excited to welcome audiences back to the cinema (and now online) to see one of the strongest and most varied short film programmes anywhere.

From Academy Award nominees to Annecy Animation Festival Winners and Cannes winning shorts. Guest films from International Film Festivals including Brussels, Krakow, Pescara & Buenos Aires alongside the best 2021 Scottish and UK short films.

We’re also excited to be screening online our 10th Year Anniversary special screenings, with our 10 Year Best Film, Animation and Comedy programmes - only available online!

Animation has been very much on the rise in short film, and we’re also delighted to be screening a clutch of outstanding animations, with films from Oscar nominated animation studios, Emmy-award winning animators and winners from animation festivals world-wide.

World standard short films and you’ve fleeting chance to see them; don’t miss out!

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