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  • Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky & Centre for the Moving Image Announce Short Film Competition

    Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky & Centre for the Moving Image Announce Short Film Competition

    • Posted Saturday 25 June, 2011

    A new year-long sponsorship deal between EIFF's parent company CMI Scotland and Festival sponsor Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky is good news for filmmakers

  • The boys from Bastoy

    The boys from Bastoy

    • Posted Saturday 25 June, 2011

    The King of Devil’s Island is the result of more than ten years of research and a gruelling 48 day shoot. Here Marius Holst tells EIFF about recreating the Bastoy reform school for underprivileged boys and keeping a brood of young actors out of trouble.

  • Family matters

    Family matters

    • Posted Saturday 25 June, 2011

    Director Yasemin Samdereli talks to EIFF about writing and directing with her sister Nesrin, strong women, and catching pigs

  • Welcome to the Nokia Shorts Weekender Closing Party and Awards Showcase

    Welcome to the Nokia Shorts Weekender Closing Party and Awards Showcase

    • Posted Friday 24 June, 2011

    EIFF invites you to the Nokia Shorts Weekender Closing Party and Awards Showcase to enjoy the screening of this exciting event, support the filmmakers, and celebrate until the early hours

  • EIFF Recommends: Kitsch

    EIFF Recommends: Kitsch

    • Posted Thursday 23 June, 2011

    We're told, ‘camp mocks bad taste; kitsch exploits it.’ Given that bad taste tends to be a matter of opinion, EIFF is pleased to present this set of quirky, highly entertaining films with popular appeal

  • Bike Powered Cinema

    Bike Powered Cinema

    • Posted Wednesday 22 June, 2011

    Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky and EIFF launch a day of Cutty Sark Bike Powered Cinema screenings

  • Tales of the unexpected

    Tales of the unexpected

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    Jarred Alterman's striking film is the story of the Zwanikken family living in a converted monastery in Mertola, Portugal. Here he talks to EIFF about micronarratives, Charlie Chaplin and robotic ants.

  • Alastair Mackenzie talks Perfect Sense

    Alastair Mackenzie talks Perfect Sense

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    When Kim Fupz Aakeson’s loosely translated screenplay arrived at Sigma’s offices in Glasgow, David Mackenzie asked for a second opinion…

  • Around the world in eight shorts

    Around the world in eight shorts

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    No time for a weekend away? See the world on screen and make it a Nokia Shorts Weekender

  • Hedonistic Primates: James Marsh on Project Nim

    Hedonistic Primates: James Marsh on Project Nim

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    Oscar-winning director James Marsh returns to EIFF with another knock-out documentary

  • Six of the Fest: Reel Science

    Six of the Fest: Reel Science

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    A brand new strand at EIFF seeks to explore the human brain through the medium of film. Join us on a journey through time, space, and the brilliant minds of Reel Science

  • Liz Garbus and Bobby Fischer Against the World

    Liz Garbus and Bobby Fischer Against the World

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    Liz Garbus discusses chess obsession and her documentary feature Bobby Fischer Against the World

  • EIFF Recommends: Action!

    EIFF Recommends: Action!

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    Looking for directors who know film can be activism? Who use the command accompanying the clapperboard as an opportunity to alert audiences to global issues and give a voice to the marginalised? Here are EIFF’s ones to watch

  • Out with the old and in with the new

    Out with the old and in with the new

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    Danny Meaney, Managing Director of New Media Partners, provides an insight into new models in distribution and the future of film festivals ahead of his appearance as a panellist at EIFF

  • A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    Winner of the Tribeca World Documentary Award and fresh from Sheffield Doc/Fest with a Special Mention, Alma Har'el, discusses her debut feature set in one of the most neglected communities of California.

  • Selling Films Socially - a Revolution in Film Distribution

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    EIFF partners Distrify invite industry members to a live debate about DIY distribution

  • Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    • Posted Friday 17 June, 2011

    Socks might be a one size fits all present for Father’s Day, but EIFF has diverse films to suit even the most discerning of dads. Treat him to a cinema trip this Sunday and tell him you've already seen the World's Greatest Dad

  • Nokia Shorts Weekender

    Nokia Shorts Weekender

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    A three day celebration of short film including workshops, masterclasses and premiere screenings of the eight finalists from the Nokia Shorts 2011 competition takes place place Wednesday 23 - Saturday 25 June

  • EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    What do you think about when you think about film?

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EIFF Student Critics 2014

Edinburgh International Film Festival is pleased to confirm the return of the Student Critics Jury for its third year and now invites students to apply to experience the Festival as a film critic.

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