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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Actor Christian Cooke talks about his powerhouse performance in darkly comic psycho-drama Unconditional, which received a UK Premiere at EIFF 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.
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.
Director Magnus Martens discusses his jaw-dropping adaptation of dark comedy, Jackpot, and how he came up with some gruesome ways to dispatch characters.
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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