Part Of EIFF since
Favourite part of the job
Watching films, thinking of how they resonate with one another, meeting and talking with people of the world of cinema.
Chris is the author of books on Jerry Lewis, Otto Preminger, and Jacques Tourneur and the editor of a book on defining moments in cinema and of the film-criticism magazine Undercurrent. He has written on film and film festivals for many periodicals and anthologies, has worked in various capacities for many international film festivals, and has taught and lectured on film at Tokyo University, Yale University, Rhode Island School of Design, and elsewhere. He was named Artistic Director of EIFF in September 2011.
EIFF announces prize money increase to £20,000 for the Michael Powell Award & the return of the Best Documentary Award
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced that it has increased its prize money for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film to £20,000 for 2014. In addition, the Festival will also see the return of the Award for Best Documentary Feature Film after a three-year hiatus.