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  • Local Hero

    Local Hero

    • Posted Wednesday 05 November, 2008

    EIFF is delighted to welcome award-winning producer Iain Smith as the new Chair. He tells us about his history with the Festival and his vision for the future.

  • November news

    November news

    • Posted Wednesday 05 November, 2008

    What happened next to your favourite EIFF filmmakers and films? Read our monthly round-up of award-winners, latest news and films on general release.

  • Globetrotters

    Globetrotters

    • Posted Wednesday 05 November, 2008

    Deputy Artistic Director Diane Henderson gives us a round-up of the EIFF programming team's latest movements, as they scour the globe for the best in new film.

  • Shooting to the top

    Shooting to the top

    • Posted Wednesday 05 November, 2008

    We take a look at the remarkable first decade of Shooting People, the institution that Morgan Spurlock dubbed, “a necessity for anyone who works, lives and breathes independent film.”

  • Outstanding African cinema

    Outstanding African cinema

    • Posted Tuesday 28 October, 2008

    Africa in Motion, Edinburgh's festival of African cinema, is back at the city's filmhouse for the third time, with a bigger and bolder programme than ever before.

  • Submissions for 2009 now open

    Submissions for 2009 now open

    • Posted Tuesday 28 October, 2008

    EIFF is now accepting admissions for the 2009 Festival, and we've got a new online system which makes it easier than ever to submit your work.

  • Gideon Baws

    Gideon Baws

    • Posted Monday 13 October, 2008

    Gideon Baws, member of the multi-award winning animation collective Shynola, has sadly passed away.

  • Kill Your Timid Notion

    • Posted Friday 03 October, 2008

    A step across the border between sound and image... A Festival of experiment sound-film/music-image

  • Free Paul Laverty event at Filmhouse

    • Posted Saturday 20 September, 2008

    Our friends at the Filmhouse will be playing host to award-winning screenwriter Paul Laverty with a free event running as part of the Take One: Action! festival.

  • Programmers begin their travels

    • Posted Saturday 20 September, 2008

    The EIFF programmming team travel the globe to bring the best in world cinema to the Festival. Find out where they're off to in the next month.

  • Wild Combination launches in London

    Wild Combination launches in London

    • Posted Saturday 20 September, 2008

    Wild Combination: A portrait of Arthur Russell, a Mirrorball hit at EIFF 2008, is being screened as part of a special event at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts.

  • Princess premieres on YouTube

    Princess premieres on YouTube

    • Posted Monday 08 September, 2008

    Director Wayne Wang is distributing The Princess of Nebraska online, shortly after its companion piece A Thousand Years of Good Prayers hits cinemas.

  • Have you missed us?

    • Posted Monday 08 September, 2008

    Edinburgh's Summer Festival season may have drawn to a close but the hard work is just starting at EIFF HQ.

  • Trouble Sleeping triumphs

    Trouble Sleeping triumphs

    • Posted Monday 01 September, 2008

    Trouble Sleeping, which received its World Premiere at EIFF 2008, has taken top prize at a the Peace on Earth Film Festival in Chicago.

  • EIFF alumnus bags nomination

    EIFF alumnus bags nomination

    • Posted Monday 01 September, 2008

    Former EIFF employee Finlay Pretsell's documentary short Standing Start has been nominated in the Best Newcomer Award at this year's prestigious Grierson Awards.

  • Mela-dramatic movies

    Mela-dramatic movies

    • Posted Thursday 07 August, 2008

    Missing EIFF in August? Edinburgh Mela has just the ticket, and we have an exclusive 2-for-1 offer for the film strand. Mela programmer Alina Mirza previews the outstanding line-up of films.

  • Coming to a cinema near you

    Coming to a cinema near you

    • Posted Thursday 07 August, 2008

    Missed it at the Festival? Or maybe you can't wait to see it again? Check out the slate of EIFF Premieres on general release in August.

  • Drawn together

    Drawn together

    • Posted Thursday 07 August, 2008

    The Edinburgh International Book Festival is offering an exclusive discount on some of their exciting graphic novel-related events taking place this August.

  • Exclusive Edinburgh Festivals ticket offers

    • Posted Sunday 03 August, 2008

    We've secured exclusive Edinburgh Festivals ticket offers for EIFF Web Members, which will be distributed in this Thursday's e-newsletter.

  • Filmhouse Ticket Sales Now Online!

    • Posted Thursday 31 July, 2008

    It's never been easier to get hold of your Filmhouse tickets, so why queue when you can click?

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