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  • Cut out for the box?

    • Posted Tuesday 09 May, 2006

    The Filmhouse box office is at the heart of EIFF's sales operations and the team are the first introduction for guests and visitors to our home on Lothian Road. We're currently looking for exper...

  • Features & Shorts Submissions Closed!

    • Posted Tuesday 18 April, 2006

    Animation & Mirrorball still open The deadline for features and shorts (fiction and documentary) has now passed. For animation and Mirrorball films the deadline is 9 June 2006. You can download ...

  • Delegate Registration 2006

    • Posted Tuesday 18 April, 2006

    For Industry Professionals Delegates: In celebration of our 60th Festival, all delegates will be known as "Diamond Delegates." Registration will open early June at which time full infor...

  • Oscar® win for Tsotsi

    • Posted Monday 06 March, 2006

    You saw it here first! Last August EIFF screened the world premiere of an unknown South African film named Tsotsi. It was clear that this gritty, poignant story was making an enormous impression on b...

  • 60th EIFF 14 - 27 August 2006

    • Posted Thursday 09 February, 2006

    The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns for its 60th edition in 2006.... EIFF 2006 takes place this year from Monday 14th to Sunday 27th August. Although normally a 12 day event, this y...

  • Submit Your Film!

    • Posted Thursday 09 February, 2006

    The search for the boldest new films begins once again as EIFF launches its 2006 submission process Shorts, features, documentaries, animation, pop promos and advertising are all welcome and full deta...

  • Register and Receive!

    • Posted Wednesday 08 February, 2006

    Register below for EIFF 2006 news and information... 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 bes...

  • Tsotsi Multiple Winner at EIFF Awards Ceremony

    • Posted Sunday 28 August, 2005

    The 59th Edinburgh International Film Festival drew to an official close with today’s Awards Ceremony, held at the Caledonian Hilton. The biggest award winner of the day was clearly Tsotsi, the ...

  • And It's a Wrap: Closing Night Film and Party

    • Posted Sunday 28 August, 2005

    Weather-wise, Edinburgh is a far cry from Malaga. But the sun did appear, albeit briefly, for yesterday’s Closing Night red carpet for the premiere of The Business, which is set in southern Spai...

  • Snuff-Movie is a Horror Film with Issues

    • Posted Saturday 27 August, 2005

    It begins with a gruesome caesarean by butcher knife and ends with a crucifixion, but it’s actually the message of Snuff-Movie that is most unsettling. A little like Big Brother in hell, (but wi...

  • A Matter of Faith: Song of Songs

    • Posted Saturday 27 August, 2005

    “O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother!
    When I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.
    I would lead thee, and bring thee into...

  • Best of Fest Tickets On Sale Now!

    • Posted Saturday 27 August, 2005

    Sunday, 28th August. Mark this day on your calendar, pencil it in your daily diary, write it on your forehead... just remember that it's Best of Fest! Best of Fest is your last chance to see the most...

  • Last Few Tickets Available for Closing Night

    • Posted Saturday 27 August, 2005

    It’s not too late to get your hands on the hottest tickets in town— for tonight’s Closing Night Film The Business. Come see Nick Love (The Football Factory) introduce his newest film...

  • Standard Life Audience Award Results

    • Posted Saturday 27 August, 2005

    It's the final day of screenings, and the Awards Ceremony is tomorrow. Check back here to find out which film got your vote! Results for Friday, 26th August.  1. Tsotsi 2. Serenity 3. Mirrormas...

  • Nordkraft (Angels in Fast Motion)

    • Posted Friday 26 August, 2005

    Heroin is a hard subject to tackle without invoking worn out clichés and generic attitudes, but Danish director Ole Christian Madsen has infused this subject with raw tension and renewed energy. Nord...

  • The Business: EIFF's Closing Night Film

    • Posted Friday 26 August, 2005

    Even The Business Press Conference was adrenaline fuelled. Today director Nick Love, and stars Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassen discussed their newest film, The Business, which also happens to be EIFF̵...

  • Standard Life Audience Award Results

    • Posted Friday 26 August, 2005

    Ladies and Gentlemen: There has been an upset in the race, as Tsotsi, the South African gang drama takes the lead once again. With just one day left for films to qualify, which film will come out on t...

  • The Devil and Daniel Johnston

    • Posted Thursday 25 August, 2005

    Visionary artist or delusional failure? Daniel Johnston is a self-taught singer-songwriter, whose eclectic and unerringly honest music has secured a cultish fan base that includes the likes of Sonic Y...

  • US Indie Junebug Steals Hearts

    • Posted Thursday 25 August, 2005

    There is an honest, almost wholesome feeling to Junebug. The long, still shots of carefully clipped lawns, and clean silent bedrooms look as though they are taken from someone’s childhood photo ...

  • Gypo: Britain's First Dogme Film is Superb

    • Posted Thursday 25 August, 2005

    Gypo is the first British Dogme film, but it would be doing this film a great disserve to merely affix a label and look no further. True, Gypo does bear the Dogme95 certification: filmed using only na...

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