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  • In The News...

    • Posted Friday 21 January, 2011

    SCREEN Daily report on the recent changes here at EIFF… 


  • Meet Our New Director

    • Posted Wednesday 19 January, 2011

    A Statement from James Mullighan.

  • BBC 2 Premiere for EIFF Alumni this Thursday

    • Posted Tuesday 18 January, 2011

    Andy Maas - producer of last year's EIFF title Spanking in Paradise - has yet another success, this time in the field of documentary. This Thursday at 9pm BBC 2 will be screening director Mike Day's beautiful film The Guga Hunters of Ness (produced by Andy Maas and Mike Day), a fascinating and awesome documentary exposing the unique tradition of the hunting of gannet seabirds, known in Gaelic as Guga.  

  • BAFTA In Scotland - New Talent Awards 2011 Call For Entries

    • Posted Wednesday 22 December, 2010

    BAFTA in Scotland have just launched their call for entries for their New Talent Awards 2011 with the deadline for entries on Wed 12th January 2011. Last year's winners included EIFF 2010 Trailblazer Stuart Comrie for his animation Battenberg and our Scottish Short Documentary winner Anne Milne for her film Maria's Way.  For more information on how to apply go to the BAFTA Scotland website

  • Gareth Edwards Releases Monsters

    Gareth Edwards Releases Monsters

    • Posted Monday 15 November, 2010

    After a long year on the festival circuit, Gareth Edwards is set to release Monsters on screens nationwide. Nicola Balkind caught up with him to discuss first-time filmmaking and the long road to cinematic release

  • Submissions Now Open

    • Posted Monday 01 November, 2010

    Don't miss your chance to make it on to the big screen at the 65th EIFF.

  • Donkeys out in the wild

    • Posted Thursday 21 October, 2010

     Morag McKinnon's Donkeys, which featured at EIFF 2010, finds a well-deserved place in Scottish cinemas this month.

  • Raindance


    • Posted Tuesday 19 October, 2010

    EIFF films make an impression at Raindance Film Festival, with a number of features picking up awards.

  • Iain Smith leaves EIFF board

    • Posted Friday 15 October, 2010

    It was announced today that EIFF Chair Iain Smith has made the decision to leave the board of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

  • Mark Cousins and Tilda Swinton join CMI

    • Posted Tuesday 05 October, 2010

    Gavin Miller, CEO Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) announced today that film performer and cultural activist Tilda Swinton and curator, filmmaker and author Mark Cousins have joined the CMI as Creative Advisors.

  • On remembering Arthur Penn ….

    On remembering Arthur Penn ….

    • Posted Thursday 30 September, 2010

    For 64 years, EIFF has played host to an impressive and astonishing array of international guests from around the globe. In 2006, we were delighted to include master filmmaker Arthur Penn on that list.

  • Curzon and EIFF Present: After The Wave Retrospective Screenings

    • Posted Monday 13 September, 2010

    A chance to catch highlights of this year's EIFF Retrospective: After The Wave, Lost and Forgotten British Cinema 1967 - 1979

  • Introducing... Quotables

    Introducing... Quotables

    • Posted Thursday 02 September, 2010

    Quote lovers have a fantastic new resource to enjoy online. Taking the traditional quotations dictionary and transforming it into a social, simple to use resource for the web, Quotables offers a way to organise your quote collection in one place and share your favourite quotes with your friends.

  • EIFF Says Farewell to Hannah McGill

    EIFF Says Farewell to Hannah McGill

    • Posted Tuesday 24 August, 2010

    Iain Smith, Chair of EIFF announces that Hannah McGill has decided to move on from her role as Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

  • Black Box Live

    Black Box Live

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2014

    Tomorrow night sees the much-awaited Black Box Live event, featuring three live audio-visual performances by six international artists. The event launched in 2013 to a sold-out audience in Traverse 1.

  • 2014 Programme Launched

    2014 Programme Launched

    • Posted Wednesday 28 May, 2014

    Welcome to the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival! The programme has been revealed and it's time to share the Festival highlights.

  • EIFF 2013 Films Feature in Critics' Best of Year Lists

    EIFF 2013 Films Feature in Critics' Best of Year Lists

    • Posted Friday 27 December, 2013

    As 2013 draws to a close, we looked through some of the country's top film-loving publications' lists of the Best Films of 2013. 'Lo and behold, some EIFF favourites made the cut, so here's our annual round up!

  • BAFTA Scotland Awards and EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 09 October, 2013

    Congratulations to all those nominated for the BAFTA Scotland Awards. We would like to give a special mention to films showcased at EIFF 2013

  • EIFF 2013 Animation Award Winners' Tribute Work to Williams, Cutler & McLaren

    • Posted Thursday 22 August, 2013

    Mikey Please and Dan Ojari, creators of the McLaren Award for Best British Animation winner Marilyn Myller, have made a short film in tribute to Williams, Cutler and McLaren.

  • Announcing: Filmhouse Recommends!

    Announcing: Filmhouse Recommends!

    • Posted Wednesday 19 June, 2013

    With EIFF 2013 taking over Filmhouse, we've come up with a way to share Festival recommendations especially for our Filmhouse members...

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