Festival Teams


The Festival's Development team raises sponsorship from the corporate sector, manages our relationship with public funders, organises EIFF parties and co-ordinates the needs of our stakeholders including tickets, branding and corporate hospitality...

Guest Services

The Festival's Guest Services team is responsible for all arrangements to support the many visiting filmmaker, industry and press guests...


Alongside the public programme of films and events, the Festival’s Industry team manage a programme of events, screenings, networking opportunities and a videotheque service for hundreds of film industry delegates who attend EIFF from all over the world...


EIFF offers a wealth of Learning events for all ages...


The Marketing Department creates and produces all communications material for the Festival including the Festival programme and catalogue, all publicity collateral, advertising, the EIFF website and direct marketing. Literally anything with our name on it that promotes EIFF and the film programme...

PLACEMENTS (All teams)

Placements are mentored, learning opportunities, providing valuable work experience within a specific team at the Festival. If you are interested in experiencing the planning stages as well as the event itself these may interest you.

Programme Planning

The Festival’s Programme Planning team is responsible for researching and securing films; for planning and scheduling screenings and events; and for seeing to it that all other parties have the information, instructions, materials, and additional support they need to implement all our screenings and events successfully...


The Festival's Technical team facilitate the many Film Festival events needing equipment installed and removed from venues on a fast turn around. Typical equipment can include...

VOLUNTEERS (All teams)

EIFF could not take place without our loyal volunteer force.

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