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  • 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

    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.

  • On remembering Arthur Penn ….

    • Posted Sunday 04 July, 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.

  • Gérard Depardieu

    Gérard Depardieu

    • Posted Saturday 28 June, 2014

    It is with regret that we have to announce that Gérard Depardieu has cancelled his attendance at the Film Festival this evening.

  • 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.

  • Samantha’s Fuller Life

    Samantha’s Fuller Life

    • Posted Thursday 26 June, 2014

    Samantha Fuller, daughter of American maverick journalist, novelist, infantryman and filmmaker Samuel Fuller, comes to EIFF this week with a film dedicated to her late father. We caught up with her to learn more.

  • The Student Critics Jury Has Its Say

    • Posted Wednesday 25 June, 2014

    Now in its third year, the Student Critics Jury provides the unique opportunity for students in Scotland to experience the Edinburgh International Film Festival as jury members.

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