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  • EIFF Opening Film Announced

    • Posted Wednesday 20 June, 2007

    David Mackenzie's Hallam Foe to open EIFF 2007 Edinburgh, Scotland - June 20, 2007 - The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), the longest continually running film festival in the world, annou...

  • Be a film critic at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 20 June, 2007

    If you fancy yourself as a film critic, then here's your chance. It's a fantastic opportunity to review films during this year?s Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). You'll also be invited o...

  • Delegate and Press Registration Open!

    • Posted Monday 11 June, 2007

    Register Online Today
      Film professionals from all walks of the industry can register now as delegates or press for the 61st EIFF.
    Please note that the early bird rates for delegates runs u...

  • Get a free copy of the new-look Total Film

    • Posted Thursday 07 June, 2007

    EIFF and Total Film in partnership EIFF and Total Film will be working together to bring you the best from this year's Festival....and to celebrate Total Film's exciting new look, grab yourself a FREE...

  • Tilda Swinton named EIFF patron

    • Posted Monday 21 May, 2007

    Cannes. France – May 21, 2007 – The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), the longest continually running film festival in the world, has announced that highly acclaimed actress Ti...

  • EIFF Unveils New Showcase and Performance Award

    • Posted Thursday 17 May, 2007

    Press Release: Cannes, France – May 17, 2007 – The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), the longest continually running film festival in the world, has announced two new initiativ...

  • Submissions now closed

    • Posted Wednesday 02 May, 2007

      The deadline for features and shorts (fiction and documentary) has now passed.
    British feature filmmakers who have missed the deadline can send details of their film to programme@edfi...

  • Hannah's Programme Update

    • Posted Monday 09 April, 2007

    The films are flooding in, the slots are actually beginning to be allocated, the retrospective is taking shape… the 2007 Festival is beginning to take on an independent existence, and we are ve...

  • Brochure Mailing List

    • Posted Monday 09 April, 2007

    Here's how to get the programme information direct to your letter/inbox:
      To receive the printed programme by post, email your name and full address (with postcode) to

  • Are you a subscriber?

    • Posted Wednesday 21 February, 2007

    Things are hotting up at EIFF HQ, submissions are rolling in, deals are being made and our programming team are globe trotting to bring you the best that the world has to offer...

    To keep up to da...

  • EIFF and ProjectScotland

    • Posted Wednesday 14 February, 2007

    We are delighted to announce that the festival has been selected as a partner by the Scottish Executive initiative ProjectScotland. ProjectScotland is the revolutionary organisation that inspires 16-...

  • EIFF Unveils First Theme: Cinema And The Written Word

    • Posted Tuesday 13 February, 2007

    Press Release: February 13th 2007, Berlin, Germany.

    For the first time in the 61 year history of The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), the longest continually running film festival in t...

  • An Insight Into the Edinburgh International Film Festival

    • Posted Monday 12 February, 2007

    Course Dates: Wednesday 15 August - Tuesday 21 August 2007

    Now in its 10th year, this course is a unique opportunity to attend eight Film Festival screenings and a variety of exclusive Industry Ev...

  • 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).  

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