2013 Edition

“The festival showed that a short can be as full of drama, humour and import as their feature length cousins.” - Dazed Digital

2012 Edition

“The short film and animation communities descend on Bristol for this annual gathering... networking for pros and viewing pleasures galore for punters”. - The Guardian

2011 Edition

'The cinematic Trojan horse returns, smuggling short film-makers into the big league.' - The Guardian

2010 Edition

‘Unpredictable, virtually unlimited entertainment and fertile spotting grounds’ - The Guardian

2009 Edition

‘Encounters is now among the UK’s most important short film festivals’ - Empire

2008 Edition

'Encounters Short Film Festival is a leading international short film event and a key hub for talent discovery' - Screen International