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  • The Travels Have Begun

    • Posted Wednesday 11 October, 2006

    2006 is so OVER. Well, the year isn't, yet, but our 60th event is, and most of the films and film-makers are back where they belong - so all attention is riveted upon future festivals and future films...

  • Submissions for EIFF 2007

    • Posted Thursday 05 October, 2006

    From 11 December 2006 submission forms and regulations (incl. running
    time, formats etc) will be available to download from our website. You
    should also be able to submit your film at withoutabox....

  • We want your feedback!

    • Posted Tuesday 29 August, 2006

    Each year at the EIFF we aim to deliver the best films, entertainment and services, but even as we approach our 60th Anniversary we need your help to continue improving.   We need your feedback o...

  • It's a wrap!

    • Posted Tuesday 29 August, 2006

    The 60th Edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival drew to a close with Sunday evening's Best of the Fest screening of The Aura, and it's been a special year for the world's longest continu...

  • 2006 Feature Film Award WInners

    • Posted Tuesday 29 August, 2006

    The winners of the 2006 Feature Awards were announced on August 26th at the Point Hotel. Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe’s superb, genre-bending Brothers of the Head won the esteemed Michael Powell ...

  • ScotAirways: Airline to the Stars

    • Posted Tuesday 29 August, 2006

    As the official airline of the EIFF, ScotAirways flew many of the biggest names in cinema to the Festival, providing the VIPs with top class travel. EIFF Head of Guest Services, Vanessa Gray, was part...

  • Gore brings environmental crusade to Edinburgh

    • Posted Tuesday 29 August, 2006

    EIFF 2006 welcomed its last guest yesterday, when former US Vice President Al Gore stopped by with his environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth. An Inconvenient Truth began life several years a...

  • A Message from New Artistic Director Hannah McGill

    • Posted Monday 28 August, 2006

    This morning I walked past the Filmhouse and saw our display boards
    being taken down and just stopped still with a cartoon frown on my
    face. The end of the Festival always feels like the moment in a...

  • Feature Film Award Winners for 2006 Announced

    • Posted Saturday 26 August, 2006

    The winners of the EIFF 2006 Feature Awards were announced this afternoon in an exclusive reception at The Point Hotel, hosted by Artistic Director Shane Danielsen. Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe’s...

  • Award Winning Brothers of the Head gets extra screening

    • Posted Saturday 26 August, 2006

    Brothers of the Head, which was today announced as the winner of The Michael Powell Award, gets an extra screening tonight at The Cameo. If you didn't catch the award-winner first time around, this is...

  • Best of the Fest 2006 Updated

    • Posted Saturday 26 August, 2006

    The much anticipated Best of the Fest 2006 line-up is now available online. With four tickets available for only £15, it's the ideal opportunity to see festival favourites at fantastic prices. The...

  • Participate in Extreme Films Research

    • Posted Saturday 26 August, 2006

    A team at Aberystwyth University is researching audience responses to some of the most explicit and controversial depictions of sexual violence to be passed for release onto British screens - and they...

  • Extra screening of Little Miss Sunshine

    • Posted Saturday 26 August, 2006

    If you missed the sell out hit Little Miss Sunshine, we have arranged another screening just for you! The extra screening has been confirmed for this evening Saturday 26th August at 19.30. As a late ...

  • EIFF Announces Short Film Winners

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    The EIFF announced the winners in the Festival's short film categories, in a ceremony hosted by Hannah McGill, the Artistic Director for 2007. Photo by Peter Ross. The UK Film Council Kodak Award for ...

  • Driven to Distraction

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    Coming-of-age comedy Driving Lessons sees Rupert Grint graduate from Hogwarts in some style. Writer-director Jeremy Brock discusses the semi-autobiographical story and the talented Harry Potter alumnu...

  • And the winner is...

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    This weekend sees the presentation of the EIFF's prestigious feature film awards. We take a look at the four awards and some of the contenders. The privately held ceremony will be hosted by Artistic D...

  • 60th EIFF Catalogue and Poster Available

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    Own a slice of EIFF 2006, with our limited edition poster and Artistic Director Shane Danielsen's in-depth, film-by-film analysis of the festival in the official Catalogue, both available at great pri...

  • Win Black Bum Goodies

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    We have two goodie bags from family animation Black Bum to be won. Black Bum is screening as part of our Family Animation programme on Saturday 26 August. The goodie bags contain a T-shirt and merchan...

  • Standard Life Audience Award Final Update

    • Posted Friday 25 August, 2006

    With the Standard Life Audience Award due to be presented tomorrow, this is the final update on the rankings. Clerks II still holds a slender advantage on the penultimate day, although it faces some s...

  • Dysfunctional Pixies

    • Posted Thursday 24 August, 2006

    The Pixies on-stage dynamism thrilled fans throughout last year's reunion tour, performances which are immortalised in documentary loudQUIETloud. Co-director Matthew Galkin discusses the offstage dysf...

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