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  • Love in a cold climate

    Love in a cold climate

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    The clue is in the title with Carter Ferguson’s new film, Fast Romance. This veteran fight-director putdown his guns and set his heart on reviving romance in Scotland

  • A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    Winner of the Tribeca World Documentary Award and fresh from Sheffield Doc/Fest with a Special Mention, Alma Har'el, discusses her debut feature set in one of the most neglected communities of California.

  • Selling Films Socially - a Revolution in Film Distribution

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    EIFF partners Distrify invite industry members to a live debate about DIY distribution

  • Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    • Posted Friday 17 June, 2011

    Socks might be a one size fits all present for Father’s Day, but EIFF has diverse films to suit even the most discerning of dads. Treat him to a cinema trip this Sunday and tell him you've already seen the World's Greatest Dad

  • Nokia Shorts Weekender

    Nokia Shorts Weekender

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    A three day celebration of short film including workshops, masterclasses and premiere screenings of the eight finalists from the Nokia Shorts 2011 competition takes place place Wednesday 23 - Saturday 25 June

  • EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    What do you think about when you think about film?

  • The Lion King 3D at EIFF

    The Lion King 3D at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 15 June, 2011

    Edinburgh International Film Festival is pleased to announce a late addition to the programme

  • EIFF Recommends: Music on Film

    EIFF Recommends: Music on Film

    • Posted Wednesday 15 June, 2011

    Alongside our Sound Tracks strand, packed with musical events and club nights, EIFF offers up an eclectic mix of musical features to please your senses

  • Six of the Fest: Internet Antics

    Six of the Fest: Internet Antics

    • Posted Tuesday 14 June, 2011

    As the worlds of film and online grow ever closer, our programme seeks to reflect and develop this relationship. We've delved into the world wide web to bring you the best EIFF events for internet enthusiasts

  • Industry Events for all

    • Posted Tuesday 14 June, 2011

    Have you ever wanted to take a peek behind the scenes? Longed to learn the secrets of the industry? Now is your chance! The following Industry events are now open to the public

  • The Bang Bang Club Exhibition

    The Bang Bang Club Exhibition

    • Posted Monday 13 June, 2011

    An exhibition at Filmhouse, 13th – 26th June featuring original vintage photographs taken by João Silva and Greg Marinovich, two surviving members of the Bang Bang Club

  • John Mackenzie

    • Posted Friday 10 June, 2011

    It was with infinite sadness that the film world learned this week of the death of legendary director John Mackenzie. 

  • Guests of the Fest

    Guests of the Fest

    • Posted Friday 10 June, 2011

    No need to stand on ceremony at the red carpet during this year’s EIFF. Simply spy this year’s special guests at the Festival Theatre, Festivalhouse@Teviot, Filmhouse, Inspace and other refreshingly unconventional venues

  • Sound Tracks turns up the volume at EIFF

    Sound Tracks turns up the volume at EIFF

    • Posted Thursday 09 June, 2011

    An introduction to the Sound Tracks strand, with guest recommendations from Ed Stack at Ten Tracks

  • Six of the Fest: Adaptations

    Six of the Fest: Adaptations

    • Posted Wednesday 08 June, 2011

    Are the best ideas borrowed? Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery? Or just standing on the shoulders of giants? Whether regarded as plagiarism or homage, EIFF offers several superb reinterpretations

  • Join the Industry with an EIFF Delegate Pass

    • Posted Tuesday 07 June, 2011

    Register now to become an EIFF Instustry Delegate

  • Local Heroes

    Local Heroes

    • Posted Monday 06 June, 2011

    Whether you are first time visitor looking for Scottish flavoured film or a permanent fixture looking for new, or old, insight into the culture, here’s the pick of EIFF’s home grown talent.

  • EIFF Recommends: Pre-Fest Treats

    EIFF Recommends: Pre-Fest Treats

    • Posted Monday 06 June, 2011

    With lots to be discovered at this year's Fest, EIFF presents a pre-Festival lucky dip.

  • Scottish star at European Premiere makes Perfect Sense

    Scottish star at European Premiere makes Perfect Sense

    • Posted Wednesday 25 May, 2011

    The European Premiere of David Mackenzie's Perfect Sense moves from The Cameo to Edinburgh's 1500-seater Festival Theatre.

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Wellcome Trust and EIFF Launch Partnership to Inspire Scottish Screenwriters

Ideas Lab will be a workshop for Scottish writers and directors to connect and collaborate

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