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Welcome to the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival! The programme has been revealed and we’re all set for an exciting year.
This year we're announcing 3 exclusive ticket deals to be redeemed throughout the Festival. Keep your eyes peeled...
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.
As 2013 draws to a close, we looked through some of the country's top film-loving publications' lists of the Best Films of 2013. 'Lo and behold, some EIFF favourites made the cut, so here's our annual round up!
Each year, Edinburgh International Film Festival premieres over 100 films, many of which go on to gain international acclaim. In case you missed them the first time around, here are some EIFF 2013 picks which are about to hit UK cinemas!
Today the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2014 were revealed – and films from EIFF 2013 feature in the line-up.
Sundance Film Festival is currently taking place in Park City, Utah.
To celebrate, we thought we’d share '5 in 5': five films (okay, six!) that hit both Sundance Film Festival and EIFF during the past five years.
Read on – then tell us in comments if any of these were your Festival favourites of the past five years….
Every year, EIFF focuses on two key countries and their national cinema. This year the Festival will feature a Focus on Germany. To give you an insight into the inspiration for this year's selection, Chris Fujiwara introduces you to German cinema.
Ever wondered what happens to a filmmaker's film after it has been submitted to EIFF? As a submissions viewer, let me explain...
The British Academy Film Awards took place last night and here's our round up of the highlights!
Recruitment for Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014 is open now! Take advantage of your opportunity to become a part of the world's longest continually-running film festival.
EIFF kicks off in just a few days! Here are some ways that you can get involved at the Festival.
EIFF Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara steps down from role as EIFF begins recruitment for a new Artistic Director
Norman McLaren - 100 years of animating the world
EIFF 2014's Phantom Landscapes Shorts Programme to be showcased as part of this year's Glasgow Short Film Festival Presents screenings
For EIFF’s 69th edition there will be a new strand showcasing a documentary feature each day of the Festival, and EIFF 2015 programming is very much underway as Submissions has opened.
EIFF programmer, Lydia Beilby, writes about her recent trip to the Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Canada
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced the appointment of Mark Adams to the position of Artistic Director.
EIFF today announced that the main 2015 retrospective is LITTLE BIG SCREEN, which will offer a rare opportunity to see some of the finest American TV movies from the 1960s and 70s.
EIFF and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are celebrating the 30th anniversary of EIFF’s UK Premiere of Back To The Future with a special screening alongside a live performance of the film's score
This year we've broken down the festival into figures, because who doesn’t love an infographic?
Using our website or connecting with other film fans is a great way to help you decide what to watch during EIFF 2015.
With less than two weeks until the beginning of EIFF 2015, we have a number of screenings and events already sold out.
Sometimes seeing your favourite acting talent just once, isn’t enough.
More shows are selling out, including our Opening Night Gala of Robert Carlyle's directorial debut. Our advice is to get your tickets in advance.
The partnership programme – Script Junction, will run from June to November 2015.
Are you still struggling for ideas on what to see this year at the festival? Web Editor Reece Cargan rounds up 'who is saying what' about the 2015 programme.
This year Festival HQ is hosting multiple 'EIFF inspired special events' and Filmhouse Café Bar is open until late every night of the festival.
Diane Henderson highlights some of the films coming your way on the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday of EIFF 2015.
James Cosmo and Karen Gillan announced as EIFF Honorary Patrons.
Cult classics, family favourites and Oscar-winning performances are to feature in a series of open air cinema screenings in a dramatic setting this August.
EIFF & RSNO Present the UK Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial With a Live Orchestral Score
Emma van der Putten, Submissions Intern, talks about why she wanted to work at EIFF and gives some top tips on submitting your film to film festivals.
EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 COUNTRY FOCUS AND NEW ‘WORKS IN PROGRESS’ EVENT
Edinburgh International Film Festival Announces that its 2016 Country Focus will be on Finland, unveils new Works in Progress industry event
Iain Gardener, EIFF's Animation Programmer, finds inspiration at The 35th Brussels International Animation Festival, Anima 2016...
Edinburgh International Film Festival reveals 2016 visual identity and announces partnership with award-winning creative agency The Lane
EIFF Deputy Artistic Director Diane Henderson
EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERE OF WHISKY GALORE! AS THE 2016 CLOSING NIGHT GALA
Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce that the much anticipated remake of the iconic Scottish comedy Whisky Galore! will close the 70th edition of the festival on Sunday 26th June 2016.
BOOK NOW: EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERE OF TOMMY’S HONOUR AS THE 2016 OPENING NIGHT GALA
Edinburgh, April 2016 – Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce that enthralling drama Tommy’s Honour will open the 70th edition of the festival on Wednesday 15th June 2016.
Edinburgh International Film Festival and StudioCanal announce World Premiere of the 4K restored classic HIGHLANDER.
Edinburgh International Film Festival celebrates the best of Scottish talent, from cult classics, documentaries and animation to the best new feature films and shorts the country has to offer.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today unveiled details of its celebrated Black Box programming strand. Showcasing the best in experimental filmmaking Black Box combines thought-provoking new works with retrospectives and special events.
Artistic Director Mark Adams today unveiled details of the programme for the upcoming Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), taking place next month between the 15th and 26th of June.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today revealed details of the much-anticipated Animation programme scheduled to take place as part of next month’s landmark 70th edition with a number of acclaimed shorts set to screen between 21st and 24th June.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced details of the EIFF Youth Hub. Taking place from 17-20 June, EIFF Youth Hub presents a free programme of filmmaker masterclasses, workshops and careers advice for 15-25 year olds.
Edinburgh International Film Festival’s (EIFF) upcoming landmark 70th edition offers a programme packed full of genre gems from across the worlds of fantasy and horror film.
Kim Knowles, curator of our experimental Black Box strand, talks to us about why experimental film is so special to her, and such an important and innovative part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).
The red carpet is set to be glittering with stars at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016! Guests from around the world will descend upon EIFF this month to celebrate its landmark 70th Edition, taking place between the 15th and 26th June.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has announced a two-day event, SOUND + VISION, a special convergence of film and music hosted in partnership with Summerhall and their local music night ‘Nothing Ever Happens Here’.
EIFF Animation Programmer Iain Gardner talks us through the unique talents of Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson ahead of this year's EIFF retrospective.
Kim Knowles, EIFF Black Box curator, shines a light on Lizzie Borden's Regrouping in the context of this year's special retrospective. Regrouping was first screened at EIFF in 1976 and is making its return 40 years later at our 70th edition.
We did an interview with Brady Corbet ahead of the EIFF UK Premiere of The Childhood of a Leader to find out what the film is about, why it took a decade to finish it, and why he chose to shoot it on 35mm.
A slightly different story about a guy with superpowers who also happens to be a hardened criminal and drug addict, but wants to change his ways. Nick Love - director of American Hero - talks to us about Stephen Dorff, superhero films, and why he hates Superman.
We want you to have a nice time at EIFF, but life isn't all bunny rabbits and rainbows. Sometimes The Fear comes knocking at your door, and the best thing for you to do is embrace it and take it to the movies. Here's a round up of the stuff of nightmares at this year's festival.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Trainspotting ahead of today's EIFF screening, we celebrate the finest moments from one of the best Scottish films ever to land on our cinema screens. Choose life. Choose Trainspotting.
Short film programmer Lydia Beilby offers a tantalising peek into some of the treasures contained within this year’s programme.
The EIFF 2016 staff have taken time out of their busy schedules to pick their favourite films from the festival thus far. In case you're feeling overwhelmed by the vast array of screenings on offer, we've collated a digestible breakdown that should make life a little easier for you.
Gather round for Iain Gardner's animated words on winning some awards at the Annecy International Animation Festival last weekend, ahead of a week of excellent animated film at EIFF.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced a new Screenwriter-in-Residence programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust and in partnership with the Beltane Public Engagement Network, which will make connections between the worlds of film and science.
Being a Young Programmer is an excellent opportunity for young people who are serious about film to take part in a well-established, vibrant and innovative film festival. A few of them took some time out to write reviews about their favourite films at EIFF 2016.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced the Award Winners for this year’s 70th edition as well as confirming the Best of the Fest films.
EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ITS 70TH EDITION WITH A FURTHER INCREASE IN ADMISSIONS
Edinburgh International Film Festival is celebrating a hugely successful 70th edition of the Festival which saw impressive audience numbers, an array of high profile talent from around the globe in attendance and widespread support across the city.
The EIFF Short Film Challenge 2016 celebrates new and emerging filmmakers from across Scotland, with this year's winners announced after a screening which took place at Filmhouse on Saturday 6 August 2016.
Edinburgh International Film Festival seeks emerging talent and announces submissions timeline for the 71st edition of the Festival in 2017, including opening date and closing deadlines for entries.
Top Awards for 4 films which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2015 & 2016 at the Scottish BAFTA Awards in Glasgow last night.
EIFF's Lydia Beilby and Iain Gardner recently attended York's Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York to see the best new short films, meet filmmakers and share their knowledge!
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