Welcome to CineFringe

CineFringe is a short film festival screening across the UK. Champions of independent short film. Run by volunteers. Completely free to enter!

  • 6
    years running
  • 1500+
    submissons
  • 50+
    diffrent countries
  • No.1
    film event at the world's largest arts festival

About the Festival

Launched in Edinburgh, landing in a city near you! CineFringe is a short film festival that brings screenings to various locations across the UK. Across the year we curate a collection of the finest in emerging filmmaking talent especially for audiences of all ages and interests.

And the best part? Anyone with a short film can enter CineFringe entirely for free!

2014 saw us pack more into our 5th festival than ever before, with 4 days of screenings and events in our Fringe Cinema at Sweet Venues, Grassmarket. This year we will spread our wings and take a new batch of short film awesomeness to various events across the country!

Festival News

CineFringe 2015 is open for entries!

Our new improved 2015 touring festival is now open for entries! Successful films will be shown at special screenings across the UK

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 19 June 2015

Enter now


  • "A reeling success … CineFringe is a wonderful thing **** "- Broadway Baby
  • "Who needs the EIFF when there's CineFringe?"- Edinburgh Evening News
  • "Support this wonderful addition to the Fringe"- ThreeWeeks