EIFF 2011 - Five to try: Nokia Shorts Weekender

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This article is from 2011.

EIFF Five to try: Nokia Shorts Weekender

Cry for Bobo, part of Scottish Shorts

Vice TV Greatest Hits!

The great global magazine’s four-year-old spin-off youth internet TV channel celebrates the story so far. Having enjoyed early endorsement from Spike Jonze it now has a global network of correspondents who report on all that is weird and strange in culture, travel, news and sport. Global Vice editor Andy Capper will lead a relaxed screening and discussion incorporating some of the channel’s highlights.
George Square Theatre, Sat 25 Jun, 3pm. Free but ticketed.

Nokia Shorts Weekender Masterclass with Chris Shepherd

The BAFTA-nominated writer-director talks about making the leap from short film to features and working with one-time List guest editor, and full-time genius, David Shrigley.
George Square Theatre, Sat 25 Jun, 1.15pm. Free but ticketed.

Scottish Shorts

Great Scottish filmmakers always start out making short films, so here’s a fine selection of recent Scottish shorts chosen for their humour, including David CairnsCry for Bobo and Patrick HarkinsSarajevo starring Blythe Duff.
George Square Theatre, Thu 23 Jun, 4pm.

Realms of the Unreal

Spooky selection of short films that deal with myth and folklore, some experimental, some just plain scary.
George Square Theatre, Thu 23 Jun, 10.15pm.

The Web Changed Film, Film Changed the Web

Debate about the value of viral videos. Vimeo’s creative director Jeremy Boxer and filmmaker Jason Wishnow go head-to-head and ask the audience to have their say too.
George Square Theatre, Sat 25 Jun, 11.30pm. Free but ticketed.

This article is from 2011.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

The oldest continually running film festival in the world, the EIFF draws on its prestige to consistently present abundant programmes of new features, documentaries, retrospectives, shorts, panel discussions and educational workshops, with a few high profile premieres thrown in for good measure.

Nokia Shorts Weekender Masterclass with Chris Shepherd

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Nokia Shorts Weekender Chris Shepherd is a BAFTA nominated television/film writer and director, renowned for mixing live action with animation. His fame in the short film industry is thanks to People’s Britain and acclaimed cult short Dad’s Dead, winner of 25 international awards…

Realms of the Unreal

  • 75 min

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Nokia Shorts Weekender This programme exhibits a multitude of engaging approaches to the practice of filmmaking itself; from the aesthetic rigors of a black and white palette, weaving a story from vintage found footage, to a contemporary engagement with ancient folktales. These…

Scottish Shorts

  • 110 min

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Nokia Shorts Weekender Scotland’s rich and successful heritage of short filmmaking has collected awards and featured at festivals across the globe. Titles have dealt with important social issues and many have offered moments of surprising hilarity, clearly exemplified in this…

The Web Changed Film, Film Changed The Web

  • 70 min

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Nokia Shorts Weekender A conversation between film curator Jeremy Boxer (Vimeo Creative Director, Film+Video) and filmmaker Jason Wishnow (Creator of TEDTalks, TED.com). Wishnow and Boxer will discuss lessons all filmmakers can learn from viral videos, proven techniques of viral…

VICE TV Greatest Hits!

  • 60 min

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Nokia Shorts Weekender VICE, the world’s fastest growing youth entertainment media company, specialises in making honest, authentic and compelling video content that young people love. VICE has run an award winning IPTV channel, with Spike Jonze as its Creative Director, since…

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