We’re offering a clutch of new awards and prizes for film-makers from the films selected for exhibition at our 2017 edition including cash prizes, industry opportunities, trophies, film festival invitations, one-to-one seminar with award-winning animators and one of our rather lovely trophies.
BEST FILM AWARD
Eligibility: Any director(s) will be eligible from the films selected for exhibition at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
Prize: Cash award, tickets to film festivals, industry opportunities, trophy
BEST ANIMATED FILM AWARD
Eligibility: Any director(s) of an animated short film selected for exhibition at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival will be eligible.
Prize: Cash Prize, and a unique opportunity, during Puppet Animation Scotland’s manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2018,
to have a one-to-one seminar with eminent Estonian animated film maker and teacher Ulo Pikkov about any aspect of their working practice,
and to attend festival films screenings at both Manipulate and the Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
RISING STAR AWARD
To be awarded to the director(s) of the best film from a young film-maker or a director(s) new to film-making.
Eligibility: One or more of the directors should be aged 16-25 or have made not more than 3 short films.
Prize: Cash award, tickets to film festivals, industry opportunities, trophy.