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  • Press Accreditation Now Open!

    • Posted Monday 11 April, 2011

    Get your Press pass to the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival…

  • From the EIFF director

    • Posted Friday 08 April, 2011

    Dear friends, colleagues and film fans everywhere...

  • Delegate Registration is now open!

    • Posted Tuesday 15 March, 2011

    Get your passes to the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival…


  • Advance Booking for EIFF Tickets

    • Posted Thursday 10 March, 2011

    Get your tickets to this year’s Festival two days early…

  • EIFF Recruitment is Now Open!

    • Posted Monday 07 March, 2011

     Come and work at the World’s longest running film festival

  • You know you've arrived!

    • Posted Friday 18 February, 2011

     We've finally made it big-time!

  • The 65th EIFF...

    • Posted Monday 14 February, 2011

    The blueprint for the 2011 Festival is here. Want to know more...?

  • Regular Deadline...31st January

    • Posted Thursday 27 January, 2011

    Calling All filmmakers.....this is your last chance to submit to EIFF 2011 at the regular deadline price. Deadline closes Monday 31st January.

  • 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

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EIFF Award-Winning Shorts and Documentaries Nominated for BAFTAs

Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.

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