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  • The Business delivers Closing Night Kick

    • Posted Wednesday 20 July, 2005

    Take Malaga in the 1980's. Throw in a few low-life Brits. Add some sex, drugs, and sun, and you have The Business, this year's Closing Night film. Packing a gaudy "red, black and chrome" pu...

  • New Location for EIFF Delegate Centre

    • Posted Tuesday 19 July, 2005

    The 2005 EIFF Delegate Centre will be in the Point Conference Centre on Bread Street - just around the corner from the previous location in Grindlay Street. The PCC has been the venue for Industry Eve...

  • Go Back to Film School with EIFF

    • Posted Monday 18 July, 2005

    By the time the Film Festival wraps up, you'll be able to impress your friends with your in-depth cinematic knowledge! A unique course that allows you a behind-the-scenes view of the Film Festival, of...

  • Serenity Sold Out!

    • Posted Monday 18 July, 2005

    Due to unprecedented demand, the additional Wednesday 24th August screening of Serenity has now sold out. But all is not lost Serenity fans- tickets for the Best of Fest screening on Sunday 28th Augu...

  • Film Festival Launch Party

    • Posted Saturday 16 July, 2005

    The great and the good from the UK film industry, our partners and our pals joined us in Soho's Century Club to celebrate the launch of Edinburgh International Film Festival. On a balmy Thursday eveni...

  • Box Office does Record Sales on Opening Day

    • Posted Saturday 16 July, 2005

    The EIFF Box Office got off to a roaring start yesterday, smashing all previous opening day sales figures. £39,000 in ticket sales, plus two sold out screenings of Joss Whedon's Serenity equal a busy...

  • Great News for all Serenity Fans

    • Posted Friday 15 July, 2005

    After the extraordinary demand for the World Premiere and debut feature from director (and Buffy creator) Joss Whedon's new film Serenity, Edinburgh International Film Festival and distributor UIP rea...

  • Attention Web Bookers!

    • Posted Friday 15 July, 2005

    We know you want to get your tickets for the Festival as soon as you
    can... We've had more traffic to the site today than ever before, and
    while we have taken every step to accommodate this high d...

  • EIFF launches 2005 Programme

    • Posted Wednesday 13 July, 2005

    It's here! Featuring more World Premieres and Reel Life events than ever before, EIFF proudly presents its 2005 Programme With much excitement and anticipation, the Programme for the 59th Edinburgh ...

  • EIFF premieres On a Clear Day

    • Posted Wednesday 13 July, 2005

    And the stars come out as well... EIFF welcomes the cast of this charming comedy-drama to this year's Festival It is fitting that On a Clear Day has its UK premiere in Edinburgh - after all, the film ...

  • Academy award winning editor Thelma Schoonmaker visits Film Festival for Michael Powell Retrospective

    • Posted Monday 04 July, 2005

    To mark the centenary of Michael Powell's birth, the 59th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announces a major retrospective of this truly great British filmmaker's work.

    In conjunction ...

  • Delegate Registration is open

    • Posted Friday 01 July, 2005

    Click on the "Professionals" tab above.  

  • Submissions closed!

    • Posted Saturday 11 June, 2005

    The submission process for the 59th festival has now closed. The
    Edinburgh International Film Festival wishes to thank everyone who submitted work for consideration in 2005.       &n...

  • Artistic Director Shane Danielsen reflects on Cannes

    • Posted Thursday 02 June, 2005

    Almost 105 films viewed, either whole or in part, in just under ten days. Screening rooms which, over the course of that time, turn from the pristine, faintly antiseptic smell of a new car, to odours ...

  • Dates for your diary

    • Posted Thursday 02 June, 2005

    Here are the important dates for your diary: Wednesday 13 July: the full programme listing will be available online. Friday 15 July: the box office will open at midday for online sales, ove...

  • EIFF announces a gathering of Distributors

    • Posted Thursday 02 June, 2005

    Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce, in partnership with distributors federation FIAD, a Gathering at this year's EIFF in August. In the Scottish tradition, a Gathering is ...

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