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  • Moet British Independent Film Award nomination announcement

    Moet British Independent Film Award nomination announcement

     The Moët British Independent Film Award nominees have been announced and we are excited to see several EIFF titles make an appearance

  • Submission Time!

    Submission Time!

    So submissions have gone live and the lead up to 2011 has officially begun

  • Distribution deals confirmed for brilliantlove

    Distribution deals confirmed for brilliantlove

    Karl Liegis, Producer of this year's EIFF hit brilliantlove has got in touch to tell us the exciting news that after its European Premiere in Edinburgh, US and UK distribution deals have been confirmed for the film and the release dates are both in November!

  • EIFF at TIFF!

    EIFF at TIFF!

    EIFF Programming and Industry teams are heading over to Toronto with the Features Scotland participants to immerse themselves in the Festival's film and industry events programme. Updates on how they get on to follow......

  • EIFF Friend Harvey Pekar Passes Away

    EIFF Friend Harvey Pekar Passes Away

    We are all most saddened by the death of the comic book legend and memorable EIFF guest Harvey Pekar. A legend of the US comic scene, Pekar found fame and huge critical acclaim by chronicling his daily life in the long-running series American Splendor. His mordant tales of day-to-day frustrations and ironies were illustrated by a succession of influential artists, including Robert Crumb, Gilbert Hernandez and Alan Moore.

  • In search of scotch!

    In search of scotch!

    We've been busy having our brains twisted. Yesterday, we met with a lot of people to learn about how films are made in the UK – and surprise! It's just as complicated as in the U.S. (though complicated in different ways).

  • The second screening

    The second screening

    On Saturday afternoon, we had our second screening, which went even better than the first.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: Stations of the Cross

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest.
    We're publishing their reviews of what they judged to be the best films of the year at the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival. First up, here is Alastair Livesley's review of Stations of the Cross.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: Uncertain Terms

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. Today our coverage continues with Ross Hamilton's review of Uncertain Terms.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: Au revoir l'été

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. Today our coverage continues with Rebecca Raab's review of Au revoir l'été.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: The Brick and the Mirror

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. Today our coverage continues with Harrison Kelly's review of The Brick and the Mirror.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: The Owners

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. Today our coverage continues with Hanna Kubicka's review of The Owners.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: Life May Be

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. Today our coverage continues with Liam Bartie's review of Life May Be.

  • Student Critics' Reviews: Hide & Seek

    This year, the Student Critics Jury at Edinburgh International Film Festival made their picks of the Fest. We're publishing their reviews of what they judged to be the best films of the year at the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival. Here is Helen Aitken's review of the Michael Powel Award-winning Hide and Seek.

  • Pathways – Films to Make You Scream!

    Pathways – Films to Make You Scream!

    Enjoy the darkest, most mysterious, most horrifying films screening during the rest of the Fest.

  • Top Tweets: The Half-Way Point

    Top Tweets: The Half-Way Point

    It is now the half-way point, and your Top Tweets with highs, lows, laughs and cries, reviews and recommendations are still pouring in. Get in touch by tweeting us @edfilmfest and using our official hashtag #edfilmfest!

  • Artistic Director's Blog: Week 2 Begins

    Artistic Director's Blog: Week 2 Begins

    Chris Fujiwara returns to the EIFF blog with a mid-Festival update.

  • Editor's Blog: First Week Flashback

    Editor's Blog: First Week Flashback

    The first week of the Festival is almost over, but there's plenty to see in week two. Our Web Editor, Nicola Balkind reflects on some highlights of the week – and what to look out for.

  • EIFF Student Critics' Best of 2013: Day 6

    Today marks our penultimate day of reviews from our Student Critics Jury, who have selected and reviewed their picks for the best films of EIFF 2013.

    Today, Philip Kennedy reviews A.C.A.B. All Cats Are Brilliant – a film from Greece that captures life for the Millenial Generation.

  • Wittertainment Live at EIFF

    Wittertainment Live at EIFF

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo brought their Radio 5 Live movie show to EIFF today for a special live edition featuring reviews of the week’s cinema releases and special guests of the Fest.

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