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  • Oscar triumph for Tilda

    Oscar triumph for Tilda

    • Posted Tuesday 26 February, 2008

    EIFF Patron Tilda Swinton last night picked up the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in recognition of her outstanding performance in Michael Clayton.

  • In Profile: Jeanne Moreau

    • Posted Monday 11 February, 2008

    We take a look at the career of French cinema legend Moreau, who will be the subject of a major retrospective at EIFF 2008.

  • In Profile: Shirley Clarke

    In Profile: Shirley Clarke

    • Posted Monday 11 February, 2008

    We take a look at the career of groundbreaking filmmaker Shirley Clarke, the subject of a retrospective at EIFF 2008.

  • 62nd EIFF retrospectives announced

    62nd EIFF retrospectives announced

    • Posted Monday 11 February, 2008

    The retrospective programmes for EIFF 2008 will celebrate the work of French cinema legend Jeanne Moreau and influential American filmmaker Shirley Clarke.

  • Tilda triumphs at BAFTAs

    Tilda triumphs at BAFTAs

    • Posted Monday 11 February, 2008

    Tilda Swinton's outstanding performance in Michael Clayton earned the EIFF Patron the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress.

  • EIFF Prems scoop awards

    EIFF Prems scoop awards

    • Posted Wednesday 06 February, 2008

    The awards season is in full swing, and Control, La soledad, XXY and short film Soft have picked up prizes around the globe.

  • EIFF Patron gets Oscar nod

    EIFF Patron gets Oscar nod

    • Posted Tuesday 05 February, 2008

    EIFF Patron Tilda Swinton has received her first Academy Award® nomination, in recognition of her outstanding performance in Michael Clayton.

  • Join the EIFF Press Team

    • Posted Wednesday 30 January, 2008

    We are now recruiting for an internship in the London offices of Edinburgh International Film Festival's Press Agent, Rogers and Cowan.

  • Control bags BAFTA nods

    Control bags BAFTA nods

    • Posted Thursday 17 January, 2008

    EIFF 2007 hit Control has been nominated for a trio of BAFTA Film Awards, including Best British Film.

  • Riley recognised as Rising Star

    Riley recognised as Rising Star

    • Posted Thursday 10 January, 2008

    Sam Riley, the star of EIFF 2007 hit Control, has been nominated for another accolade, the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award.

  • A New Year and a New Festival

    A New Year and a New Festival

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Artistic Director Hannah McGill gives the lowdown on the upcoming months at Festival HQ, in the run up to the May 7 programme launch for the 62nd EIFF.

  • Hawke's Heartbreak

    Hawke's Heartbreak

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Writer, actor, director…is there anything Ethan Hawke can’t do? The two-time Oscar nominee talks about adapting his novel The Hottest State for the big screen.

  • EIFF  All-Time Greats

    EIFF All-Time Greats

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Programmer Niall Fulton recalls meeting actor Malcolm McDowell at EIFF 2004 - the star of his All-Time Great, Lindsay Anderson's O Lucky Man!.

  • Oscar hopes for XXY

    Oscar hopes for XXY

    • Posted Thursday 20 December, 2007

    Lucia Puenzo's debut feature has been selected as the Argentine candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

  • EIFF award winner selected for Sundance

    EIFF award winner selected for Sundance

    • Posted Wednesday 19 December, 2007

    Breadmakers, the winner of the Best Scottish Short Documentary at the 61st EIFF, has been selected for the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

  • Hannah delighted with BIFA success

    Hannah delighted with BIFA success

    • Posted Wednesday 19 December, 2007

    Artistic Director Hannah McGill gives her reaction to the BIFA awards won by directors, writers and actors who featured at EIFF 2007.

  • Control triumphs at BIFA

    Control triumphs at BIFA

    • Posted Monday 03 December, 2007

    Anton Corbijn's Control has won five British Independent Film Awards to add to the prizes it scooped at EIFF 2007.

  • Striking a deal

    Striking a deal

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    The Writers Guild of America strike has sent shockwaves through Hollywood. Paul Laverty, Hannah McGill and former EIFF guests give their take on the impact of the strike.

  • Capturing Chapman

    Capturing Chapman

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    Director Andrew Piddington talks about his controversial biopic of Mark David Chapman, The Killing of John Lennon (EIFF 2006), in cinemas December 7.

  • EIFF All-Time Greats

    EIFF All-Time Greats

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    In the first part of a new series Festival staff pick their EIFF all-time favourite films. Artistic Director Hannah McGill leads off with the Maysles Brothers' Grey Gardens.

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American Airlines will be the Official Airline Partner of EIFF 2015, supporting the Little Big Screen main retrospective

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