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  • Reality bites for Bobcat and Joel

    Director Bobcat Goldthwait and actor Joel Murray talk about their collaboration on the biting satirical comedy God Bless America. They riff on reality stars and the ultra-violent remedy their characters administer for America’s cultural ills.

  • In Person: Elliot Gould

     In a short highlight of the In Person event at this year's Festival, Hollywood legend and EIFF juror Elliot Gould discusses the difficulties of his first film, his relationship with director Robert Altman and landing the role of Trapper John in M*A*S*H.

  • James Marsh talks Shadow Dancer

    • James Marsh /
    • UK, Ireland /
    • 2012 /
    • 102 mins

    EIFF favourite James Marsh discusses tense thriller Shadow Dancer which receives a UK Premiere at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. The Oscar®-winning director talks about setting the drama in Troubles-era Northern Ireland and working with stars Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough.

  • Peter Strickland exclusive interview

    • Peter Strickland /
    • UK /
    • 2012 /
    • 92 mins

    Director Peter Strickland talks exclusively to EIFFtv about his anti-horror Berberian Sound Studio which receives a World Premiere at EIFF 2012. The film features a remarkable lead performance from Toby Jones and has been called by Variety, "a tense, teasing triumph". The interview features first excerpts from the film.

  • Day of the Flowers World Premiere

    Stars Eva Birthistle and Carlos Acosta talk about the colourful and wryly humourous Day of the Flowers - the first scripted role for the world-renowned ballet dancer Acosta. The film received a World Premiere at EIFF 2012.

  • Christian Cooke talks about Unconditional

    Actor Christian Cooke talks about his powerhouse performance in darkly comic psycho-drama Unconditional, which received a UK Premiere at EIFF 2012.

  • EIFF Talent Lab 2012

    CEO of the Centre for the Moving Image, Ken Hay, talks about the importance of the industry programme at EIFF, in particular Talent Lab. Some of the 2012 participants tell what they will take away from this year's excellent range of events.

  • Life Just Is at EIFF

    Director Alex Barrett talks about the inspiration behind his feature debut, Life Just Is, which received a World Premiere at the 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

  • Martens hits the Jackpot

    Director Magnus Martens discusses his jaw-dropping adaptation of dark comedy, Jackpot, and how he came up with some gruesome ways to dispatch characters.

  • The Michael Powell Award Competition

    EIFF Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara talks about some of the outstanding selection of films competing for the Michael Powell Award at this year’s Festival.

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EIFF Student Critics 2014

Edinburgh International Film Festival is pleased to confirm the return of the Student Critics Jury for its third year and now invites students to apply to experience the Festival as a film critic.

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