EIFF is almost here and this year lots of our favourite newspapers, blogs and websites have been sharing their tips for the Fest. Here's a selection of previews to help you navigate this year's programme!
Looking for a quick way into the EIFF programme? Here are our selection of films based around passions and missions that will change and inspire you.
The Teen Spirit strand, selected by the EIFF Young Programmers team, proudly portrays young people in a manner that is sensitive, warm and all encompassing. Let's take a closer look.
EIFF kicks off in just a few days! Here are some ways that you can get involved at the Festival.
This off-season we've been taking you along with us to teach you about the process of putting EIFF together. Today our animation expert Iain Gardner is here to tell you more about the Fetival's long-standing association with animation pioneer Norman McLaren.
The Guest Services team at EIFF is responsible for looking after all of our special guests of the Fest. They ensure that everyone has a room and an itinerary, makes their appearances and perhaps most importantly isn't left behind at the airport! Emma Fyvie tells us how it's done.
This week we'd like to introduce you to our unsung heroes: the Technical department! Here's Ali Blaikie on how they prepare for the Festival and how they work hard to keep our screenings running smoothly.
David Cairns is a local filmmaker and long-time attendee of Edinburgh International Film Festival. We asked him to share some of his favourite experiences and memories from EIFF throughout the years. So, without further ado, here's David with his personal Top 5 Favourite EIFF ephemera!
Today on the EIFF blog we're continuing our FIlm Festival Team series, A Day in the Life! Here's are a few words from Lydia Beilby, the Short Film Programmer at the Festival, on how she and her team select the best short-form filmmaking to screen each June.
Today we're running a quick-fire RT to win! Here are the Terms & Conditions.
Recruitment for EIFF 2014 is currently open, and the Marketing team is looking for fresh blood! To give you a taste of what it's like to join the team, we invited Rosie Kew, a former Marketing Placement at the Festival to tell you what the job is all about.
This year, we're bringing you more behind the scenes stories from the creation of Edinburgh International Film Festival than ever before. Today, let's hear it from the Industry team! Here's Holly Daniel with more.
Ever wondered what happens to a filmmaker's film after it has been submitted to EIFF? As a submissions viewer, let me explain...
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.
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.
Our Student Critics Jury has spoken! Every day this week we have published a review by each of our Student Critics of their top pick from EIFF 2013.
Today's final review comes from Lewis Camley. His pick of the Fest is a Scottish film which made our Best of the Fest: Blackbird.
Every day this week, we're sharing our Student Critics' reviews of their best films of EIFF 2013.
Today, Vivek Santayana reviews National Security (Namyeong-dong 1985) – one of our critical hits of the Fest. Directed by Chung Ji-young, the film screened as part of the Festival's Focus on Korea.
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