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.
Actors Richard Coyle and Ruth Bradley talk about the inspired British horror-comedy Grabbers, and reveal an unusual method of preparing for their roles.
Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara takes a look at the Retrospective programmes celebrating the work of two great directors, Shinji Somai and Gregory La Cava.
Actor Richard Coyle discusses his outstanding performance as a drug dealer in the high-octane Pusher.
EIFF favourite Alexandre O. Philippe talks about his latest documentary, The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus; the official and exclusive story of the world's most beloved and scorned cephalopod, whose remarkable string of eight correct 'predictions' during the 2010 Soccer World Cup made him a worldwide superstar.
The 2012 edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival kicks off with a glamorous Opening Gala screening of William Friedkin's Killer Joe. The director, star Gina Gershon, Jury Chairs Elliot Gould and Jim Broadbent, and Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop are among those to walk the red carpet.
Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara takes a look at some of the highlights of the international programme at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Legendary director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, William Friedkin, and actress Gina Gershon talk about the dark, dark comedy Killer Joe, the Opening Night Gala of EIFF 2012.
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