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  • 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

  • You saw it here first!

    You saw it here first!

    Yet more EIFF premiered films are celebrated elsewhere...

  • Programming Update

    Programming Update

    Want to know what our Programming Team have been up to recently? Sure you do! Find out here...

  • The horror...

    The horror...

    It's that time of year... Halloween is nearly upon us and some of the horror flicks on general release are terrifying for all the wrong reasons.

  • Back on the road

    Back on the road

    Is it over??! Outwardly perhaps, but there is no rest for the wickedly devoted/delirious programming team.

  • Film-spotter

    Film-spotter

    Just like a sports fan who has an illogical fondness for a team and keeps an eye on their progress, I do much the same with EIFF films.

  • And now the end is near...

    And now the end is near...

    As I'm writing this there are just a few hours left until the last reel turns on a Festival film, and I'm reflecting on another great year.

  • Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow...

    Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow...

    My last word on the premiere of Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead and
    our experiences in Edinburgh.

  • Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead World Premiere!!!

    Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead World Premiere!!!

    Can't say much more than that to describe my day.

  • Roger and me

    Roger and me

    The stars of EIFF 2009 have come in all shapes and sizes but Roger Corman is certainly the most influential of them all. I was lucky enough to grab an interview with him today.

  • Weetabix and the fate of my life

    Weetabix and the fate of my life

    It's morning. I'm tired, on my way to a volcano and listening to a deep analysis of what constitutes "real" Weetabix vs. Scottish Weetabix.

  • Riding with Scor-zay-zee and Le Donk

    Riding with Scor-zay-zee and Le Donk

    It was a once in a lifetime experience for the EIFFtv crew yesterday, as we captured Scor-zay-zee and Le Donk in action.

  • Corman Cometh

    Corman Cometh

    I'm very sad I'll be missing the Corman: In Person event tomorrow. I'm speaking at the same time in the Conversation series.

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg vs. The Green Goblin

    Charlotte Gainsbourg vs. The Green Goblin

    Jason and I saw Antichrist this afternoon. It's the feel good movie
    of the festival, like a Disney film with genital mutilation.

    WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS

  • Stately affairs

    Several film festival jurors were ferried off to attend a fete at the stately Edinburgh Castle Sunday night to honor of the Scottish film industry's partnership with the Indian film world.

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