January 1, 2016 at 8:53AM
EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016: CALL FOR ENTRIES
Short Films Wanted! The Edinburgh Short Film Festival has opened it's call for entries for the 2016 edition.
The best submissions for 2016 will be included in our short film programming for other festivals across the UK and Internationally during 2016 as well as being screened at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival in October-November 2016.
We will also be working closely with our partner festivals and are planning on programming some of our best films from 2015 for the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival in September 2016 and the Sardinia Film Festival in June 2016. We're also programming short film for Edinburgh's remarkable arts festival Hidden Door in May.
In addition, we can confirm we'll be curating for Japan's biggest short film festival,Short Shorts in Tokyo and we are delighted to play host to a hand-picked selection of Japanese short film for our 2016 edition later this year.
We're also now offering the Rising Star Award for the most promising film-maker with a cash prize, tickets to film festivals, offers of work and the Rising Star Trophy sponsored by the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund.
And if that's not enough, we're also planning lively networking events, Q & A sessions, meet the film-makers, panel discussions and even some live music!
Submissions are now open for films under 20 mins (any genre) so get your skates on!