On Sat 16 August, Edinburgh International Film Festival hosted the inaugural screening and awards of the EIFF Short Film Challenge. Shortlisted films selected from submitted titles were screened to a public audience, alongside the invited jury which comprised producer Melanie Coombs, editor/writer/director Rachel Tunnard, and Nick Rowland whose short film Slap won the Virgin Atlantic Little Red Award for Best Short Film at this year’s EIFF.
The University of Edinburgh, in association with Edinburgh International Film Festival, will be creating an open-air cinema for seven days this month.
EIFF 2014 drew to a close on Sunday having screened 121 new features over the 12 day Festival. More than 46,000 admissions showed a 4% increase on 2013 for the 68th edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival
The 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival Audience Award winner is announced
EIFF is almost ready to draw to a close. Check out the latest news about Closing Night!
It's time to reveal our Best of the Fest. Don't miss your final chacne to see some of the best films of EIFF 2014!
All Best of the Fest screenings take place on Sunday 29 June.
A Practical Guide to a Spectacular Suicide makes its UK Premiere this week at EIFF. The film from first-time director Graham Hughes is nominated for the Michael Powell Award. We caught up with the director to hear more.
American indie director Leah Meyerhoff visits Edinburgh this week with the International Premiere of I Believe in Unicorns. We met up with her to hear more about the film.
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.
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.
EIFF 2014 is in full swing, and this week we're preparing to welcome lots more special guests to the capital. Here are some of the talented filmmakers and rising stars who will be arriving soon. Keep an eye out for them on the Red Carpet and at EIFF venues!
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