There is something for everyone when you join us at the Edmonton Short Film Festival! In addition to the main festival weekend on October 19-20, filmmakers – and soon to be filmmakers – can find great information and networking at our free/affordable workshops. To be among the first to know about these events, subscribe to our newsletter therough the Constant Contact Form on the side of this page..
The Edmonton Short Film Festival will be held in the beautiful, historic Metro Cinema (8712 109 Street, Edmonton). You are invited to come and experience the best of Alberta Independent Short Film at the 2019 Edmonton Short Film Festival on October 19. COME EARLY to experience 360° films using high-tech virtual reality headsets. Doors open at 5 PM; main screenings begin 7 PM.
Hang out with us at the Red Carpet Gala including paparazzi, complimentary hors d’ouevres from Mercer’s Catering, live music, popcorn, silent auction (cash or cheque) and a bar featuring craft beer and a selection of wines. Advance tickets (available until October 15) are $21 for the gala; $12 for the ESFF Long Shorts; or $30 for a Festival Pass. Tickets (if available) at the door will be $35 for the gala; $15 for the ESFF Long Shorts (passes are only available for advance purchase).
NEW THIS YEAR! We have invited filmmakers from Alberta and around the world to send us their work and are screening longer-format short films (up to 60 minutes). These films will be shown on Sunday afternoon, October 20; doors open at 1:30 PM; screenings begin at 2:00 PM. The Sunday program will also include a Conversation with Adam Scorgie, an award-winning documentary filmmaker from Alberta [credits include Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo (2019), Making Coco: The Grant Fuhr Story (2018) and Ice Guardians (2016)].