In this edition of the Laser I discuss short film with three programmers from the Edinburgh International Film Festival – experimental programmer Kim Knowles, shorts programmer Lydia Beilby and animation shorts programmer Iain Gardner. We also talk with Farah Kassem, director of the short ‘My Father Looks Like Adbel Nasser’ and have the great honour of including the title track Despite The Dark from Hailey Beavis’s new EP.

It’s all behind mystery door number one: