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This year we're bringing you more behind-the-scenes stories from the festival-making process. Today EIFF documentary programmer Jenny Leask shares her experience from the IDFA film festival in Amsterdam.
EIFF's Deputy Artistic Director, Diane Henderson, attended the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah this January. Here she describes a day in the life as a filmgoer at the Festival, along with some of her favourite events.
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.
The University of Edinburgh, in association with Edinburgh International Film Festival, will be creating an open-air cinema for seven days this month.
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 & RSNO Present the UK Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial With a Live Orchestral Score
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.
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’.
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.
This year’s Documentary strand is full of passionate political films, covering everything from the global arms trade to sustainable living. Marketing intern Kyra Gaunt talks us through 5 of the best political documentaries of all time, plus highlights from this year’s Festival.
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 seeks emerging talent and announces submissions timeline for the 71st edition of the Festival in 2017, including opening date and closing deadlines for entries.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Senior Programmer Niall Fulton is currently in Park City for Sundance. Watch out for the second half of his day by day blog soon!
The British Embassy Berlin is to host this year’s Berlinale reception to celebrate the 70th anniversary year of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Submissions for the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival extended until Wednesday 22 February.
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