Part of EIFF since
Favourite part of the job
Sitting in dark rooms watching wonderful films and meeting the people who made them!
Diane has worked in cinema exhibition in the UK since the late 1980s. A graduate of photography from Edinburgh's Napier University, she first became involved in cinema through various Front of House and cinema marketing roles at Filmhouse. In 1992 she took up a post at Edinburgh College of Art and, as the curator of the College's year-round Exhibition programme she worked with a wide range of artists from the UK and beyond. She was also employed as General Manager of Edinburgh's Cameo Cinema from 2000 - 2004. Diane is a voting member of BAFTA UK and has served on the juries of various international film festivals.
Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.