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  • You Saw It Here First!

    • Posted Wednesday 24 January, 2007

    Have EIFF done it again? Last year we predicted that Tsotsi, our 2005 Standard Life Audience Award Winner would make an impression on the film world at large and we were proved right when Gavin Hood w...

  • Submissions are Open!

    • Posted Monday 11 December, 2006

    Submissions opened today for our 2007 Festival programme. Any film made in the past eighteen months (by August) which hasn't had a UK premiere is eligible to enter. More details can be found on our Su...

  • EIFF Does Myspace

    • Posted Monday 11 December, 2006

    In common with every struggling rock band and lonely fifteen-year-old girl on the planet, we now have a Myspace page! So go and make friends with us, and leave us messages saying things like ‘H...

  • Work at EIFF 2007

    • Posted Monday 11 December, 2006

    If you really want to take part in EIFF, why not consider coming on board as a member of the 2007 team? Recruitment for the 2007 festival will start in earnest after the New Year. We will be looking ...

  • Programming Update

    • Posted Monday 11 December, 2006

    The programme department have been off and wandering. I served on the jury for the CPH:DOX documentary festival in Copenhagen - a lovely and massively popular four-year-old event, the burgeoning succ...

  • November & December Happenings

    • Posted Friday 01 December, 2006

    A round up of recent activity from EIFF HQ... Congratulations are due to our patron Sir Sean Connery, who was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the new Rome Film Festival in October for ...

  • Ginnie at the Rome Film Festival

    • Posted Monday 30 October, 2006

    EIFF's Managing Director Ginnie Atkinson at the Rome Film Festival with Patron Sir Sean
    Connery and Ursula Andress (44 years on).  

  • EIFF Seeks New Creative Agency

    • Posted Friday 20 October, 2006

    The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), the longest continually running film festival in the world, is looking for a dynamic new partner to deliver its print and website design requirements ...

  • 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...

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