Edinburgh Short Film Festival Program
A selection of short films from the Edinburgh Short Film Fesitival of Scotland. This program screens a wide variety of English, Irish and Scottish short films including an animation film narrated by Irish actor, Liam Cunningham.
The Song of Wandering Aengus
A beautiful and painstakingly animated film by Matthew Lawes, based on W.B.Yeat's poem 'The Song of Wandering Aengus'. Narrated by BAFTA Award Winner Liam Cunningham.
Two young people discover each other as they explore a labyrinthine derelict Glasgow swimming pool. A high-energy contemporary dance piece shot in the emptied Govanhill Baths in Glasgow, choreographed by Scottish Ballet's Sophie Laplane, with music by British-born, Boston-based electro musician John Xela.
Scotland, (and presumably the rest of the world) has been drowned in an epic flood. Charlie must get back 'home' in his boat as his Dad promised him they would a long while ago. Will he be able to survive the vigilante society that has arisen? Will he suffer the cold and arrive home?
A fantasy based short featuring the journey of a wolf, who travels with the moon, an outstanding example of 2D animation and winner of the Best 2D Film at the 2016 Uhanimation Expose.
One of the UK’s most successful independent public art organizations, NVA created Hinterland during the sell-out Hinterland event in March 2016 and marked the official launch of Scotland’s Festival of Architecture with a sell-out public art event at St Peter’s Seminary, presenting a key highlight in the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.
A charming and heart-rending animation with a thoroughly lovable central character. A loving mechanical puppet looks for a way to save his makers business through the ultimate sacrifice.
Morag is 86 & lives alone at the end of a road looking out to sea on her croft on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, with her 3 cats & 12 sheep. A portrait of Morag & her simple life as she contemplates her life & shares the connection she has to her wild island home.
A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.
The Clockmaker's Dream
In a world of time a Clockmaker tries to create 'true love' before his world stops forever. A tale from a mechanical world and an homage to George Melies.