Learning Events at EIFF

EIFF has a wealth of Learning events for all ages. From our very popular schools programme to our new Youth Hub for 15-26 year olds considering or furthering a career in the film industry. 


Youth Hub

A new, free EIFF programme of practical workshops, filmmaker chats, careers advice and masterclasses for 15-26 year olds.

If you love all things moving image and are thinking about, or already working towards, a career in film or television then our events at Space Club are an essential part of your Festival. Events are free and places can be booked via Eventbrite.

We will welcome many of the filmmaker guests from EIFF as well as VFX creators, film schools and more. Don't miss out!

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Schools Events

EIFF offers a range of films and events to support particular subjects, inspire creative learning and provide an exciting end of term treat.

EIFF is pleased to announce a Schools Screening of Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang on Tuesday 24th June 10am at Cineworld.

The Edinburgh Schools Film Competition is again running in partnership with City of Edinburgh Council and Screen Education Edinburgh and will have two public screenings - Saturday 28th June at 11:05am (Primary) and Sunday 29th June at 11am (Secondary).

EIFF's extrememely popular Media Days will be returning on Thursday 19th June and Wednesday 25th June. To book tickets for your school please contact laura.mcbride@cmi-scotland.co.uk.

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Student Critics Jury

Student Critics Jury is a great opportunity for those in Further or Higher Education in Scotland to experience the festival as a critic and expand their knowledge of contemporary world cinema. A record number of applications were submitted this year and the final 7 students chosen by Chris Fujiwara on the basis of a 500 word essay.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced the appointment of Mark Adams to the position of Artistic Director.

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