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  • 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?

  • Coming to a cinema near you

    Coming to a cinema near you

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    Missed it at the Festival? We preview the films coming out in the next few weeks which made their bow at EIFF 2008.

  • Festival View: BRITDOC 08

    Festival View: BRITDOC 08

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    The third BRITDOC festival takes place from 23-25 July in Oxford, and this year's highlights include an appearance from Borat director Larry Charles. Read more and you could win a BRITDOC 08 pass.

  • Military malpractice

    Military malpractice

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    Errol Morris, the director of Standard Operating Procedure, tells us why his investigation into the abuse and torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib is far from over.

  • The Everything Treatment are pitch perfect

    The Everything Treatment are pitch perfect

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    We've had lots of enquiries about the top tune used for the EIFF trailer. Stu Brown of The Everything Treatment tells us about crafting the track.

  • A final word on EIFF 2008 from Hannah

    A final word on EIFF 2008 from Hannah

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    EIFF Artistic Director Hannah McGill looks back on the past fortnight, and comments on the Festival's success in its new June slot.

  • We want your feedback

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    We've had a fantastic response to the 62nd EIFF, but to make 2009 even more special we need you to let us know how we can improve things.

  • Robert Carlyle named Patron

    Robert Carlyle named Patron

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    Award-winning Scottish actor Robert Carlyle has accepted to join Sir Sean Connery and Tilda Swinton in the role of EIFF Patron.

  • And the winner is...

    And the winner is...

    • Posted Sunday 29 June, 2008

    The 62nd EIFF closed with the star-studded Awards Ceremony at Filmhouse. Find out who walked away with the prestigious prizes.

  • Standard Life Audience  Award latest

    Standard Life Audience Award latest

    • Posted Saturday 28 June, 2008

    It's the last day of voting for the Standard Life Audience Award, with the winner be announced at the exclusive Awards Ceremony tomorrow, Sunday 29 June.

  • In Profile: Eileen Walsh

    In Profile: Eileen Walsh

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Eden is an exceptionally affecting portrayal of a soured marriage, a perfect example of a simple story told well. Actor Eileen Walsh discusses her award-winning performance.

  • Rio's untouchables

    Rio's untouchables

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Director José Padilha discusses the startling Elite Squad, an uncompromising look at Rio de Janeiro's crack police unit.

  • Standard Life Audience Award update: 27 June

    Standard Life Audience Award update: 27 June

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Sundance favourite Man on Wire and Brazillian superthriller Elite Squad join the leaderboard with previous leader Summer dropping to fourth place.

  • Let the right one win

    Let the right one win

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    The inaugural Rotten Tomatoes Critical Consensus Award has been won by the Swedish horror film Let the Right One In.

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