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  • Industry buzz

    Industry buzz

    Now that press and industry delegate registration is open, I'm looking forward to the industry buzz that the film professionals create.

  • More success for Kells

    More success for Kells

    Things just keep getting better for Tomm Moore as his enchanting animation, The Secret of Kells, has picked up yet another award.

  • The Illusionist announced as Opening Gala for 2010 Festival

    The Illusionist announced as Opening Gala for 2010 Festival

    We're delighted to announce that Sylvain Chomet's The Illusionist will be the Opening Gala for this year's Festival.

  • New venue for EIFF!

    New venue for EIFF!

    The stage is set for the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh to host EIFF 2010's Opening Night Gala Premiere.

  • Are you prepared?

    Are you prepared?

    'Remember, remember the first of June' may not be poetic but it's certainly prophetic, for this is the date when the programme is revealed.

  • Decision time

    Decision time

    The programming team have hardly had a chance to draw breath since the Berlin Film Festival but things are really hotting up at EIFF HQ as we get the 2010 programme finalised.

  • One cool cat

    One cool cat

    This week's release of The Kreutzer Sonata has reminded me of an encounter with its star, the supercool Danny Huston, at the 2008 festival.

  • Monster vs Alien

    Monster vs Alien

    Rifling through the film festival video archive we've stumbled across fantastic interviews with Hollywood big hitters Charlize Theron and Sigourney Weaver... which would you rather see as the next EIFFtv Classic?

  • Oscar®  triumph for EIFF prems

    Oscar® triumph for EIFF prems

    It was a glittering night in Hollywood - and a happy occasion on Edinburgh's Lothian Road - as EIFF prems scooped statuettes on the biggest night in the film calendar.

  • The submissions countdown begins

    The submissions countdown begins

    There are only five days left for the budding Spielbergs or Soderberghs out there to get submissions to EIFF for the 2010 Festival.

  • Off to a flyer

    Off to a flyer

    EIFF has secured CityJet as our official airline, making sure that the stars destined for the 2010 Festival will arrive in style.

  • EIFF titles sweep up

    EIFF titles sweep up

    EIFF titles swept the board at the BAFTA awards ceremony, as three films from our 2009 edition picked up a total of 8 awards

  • Final Submissions Deadline Approaching

    Final Submissions Deadline Approaching

    Time is running out to submit your film and be considered for EIFF 2010! Get your film in for Monday 1st March to take advantage of the Regular deadline fee, and then there is only a further week until Monday 8th March and the final deadline.

  • And the winner might be...

    And the winner might be...

    I'm not a gambling man but I'll be tempted to have a flutter on this year's Oscars®. If you want to win big then read on for this year's hot tips.*

  • World exclusive! No, honestly, it is.

    World exclusive! No, honestly, it is.

    We've discovered some hidden gems from the Festival video vaults, and will soon be showing exclusively online the first of our EIFFtv Classics series of interviews - the first feauring a great scot.

  • Been around the world

    Been around the world

    It's been a non-stop globetrot for the programming team since the turn of the year. Read on to find out which glamorous locations we've been stopping off at.

  • Extended Deadlines

    Extended Deadlines

    We are pleased to announce the deadlines for submissions to the 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival have been extended.

  • Exam

    Exam

    It’s always exciting when one of our treasured titles makes its first foray into the wider world of cinema release, but we’re especially pleased to see Stuart Hazeldine’s Exam unleashed on the world.

  • Submissions - Earlybird Deadline

    Submissions - Earlybird Deadline

    Just a reminder that our earlybird submission deadline is this Monday - 14th December. This is your last chance to submit work at our low earlybird rates. Click here to find out more.

  • Hannah McGill Wins Top Award

    Hannah McGill Wins Top Award

    Our Artistic Director wins prestigious award at the Women in Film and Television Awards

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