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Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) 

The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is a celebration of independent film from around the world. This year, ASFF celebrates the 6th anniversary with an even bigger programme of screenings, industry sessions, special events and networking opportunities.

Taking place early in November in unique and iconic venues across the historic city of York, the festival invites audiences to create their own unique viewing experience.

Genres in the programme include advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller. There is also a Family Friendly strand for young audiences.

There will also be a series of masterclasses and workshops with leading industry figures  and many more, plus evening events and an awards ceremony.


View the ASFF 2016 Programme> 

Watch the ASFF 2016 Trailer >


  • £32 unlimited screening pass
  • £16 day screening pass
  • £18 unlimited screening pass
  • £9.50 day screening pass
  • £29 unlimited screening pass
  • £14.50 day screening pass
  • £72 unlimited screening pass
  • £36 day screening pass
Single Screening Ticket
  • Adult £5
  • Child £3.50
  • *Concession £4

*Concessions are available for students (with ID), Seniors (60+), children (14 & under) and families (2 adults + 2 children).



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Download 2016 ASFF Programme



BAFTA Recognised Festival


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