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  • Awards Reinstated For 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival

    • Posted Tuesday 14 February, 2012

    Berlin – 14 February 2012 – Chris Fujiwara, Artistic Director, Edinburgh International Film Festival, announced today that this year’s edition of the Festival will see the return of major awards.

  • Last Call For Submissions

    • Posted Friday 10 February, 2012

    The late deadline for EIFF 2012 submissions is Monday 13th February, or Monday 20th February with Withoutabox.

  • Cutty Sark Short Film Competition

    • Posted Friday 20 January, 2012

    A chance for aspiring filmmakers to have their work showcased at EIFF 2012 and win a commission worth £5000!

  • Producers for Rotterdam Lab Selected...

    • Posted Friday 09 December, 2011

    Three successful Scottish producers heading to the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2012!

  • EIFF Network Announces Participants

    • Posted Thursday 08 December, 2011

    Edinburgh International Film Festival and story editor Kate Leys are proud to announce the feature projects and filmmaking teams who will be the participants of our new development and mentoring initiative NETWORK.

  • Winning at BAFTA

    • Posted Monday 14 November, 2011

    EIFF premieres win at BAFTA Scotland Awards...

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival launches Submissions 2012

    • Posted Tuesday 01 November, 2011

    Submissions for EIFF 2012 are now open; this is your chance to get your film into the 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival.

  • Seeking nominees for Rotterdam Lab 2012!

    • Posted Monday 24 October, 2011

    EIFF launches an exciting opportunity for emerging producers…

  • Iain Gardner's BAFTA Scotland nomination

    • Posted Friday 21 October, 2011

    Congratulations to EIFF’s Iain Gardner on his BAFTA Scotland nomination for Animation

  • EIFF 2012

    • Posted Thursday 06 October, 2011

    EIFF announced today that the festival will remain in June. The 66th edition will run between June 20th and July 1st 2012. Furthermore the coveted Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film will make a return.

  • CMI Appoints New EIFF Artistic Director

    • Posted Wednesday 14 September, 2011

    Chris Fujiwara announced as the new Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival...

  • EIFF presents Network

    • Posted Tuesday 06 September, 2011

    The CMI is launching an exciting new online development tool for up-and-coming filmmakers.

  • Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) Statement

    • Posted Monday 04 July, 2011

    Statement on behalf of the Board, CEO and staff of the Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) re: the Edinburgh International Film Festival

  • Reel Success

    • Posted Thursday 30 June, 2011

     EIFF's Reel Science hits the mark.

  • Lazy Sunday Afternoon

    Lazy Sunday Afternoon

    • Posted Sunday 26 June, 2011

    EIFF may be winding down for another year but there’s still a chance to sit back, relax and catch a few more big screen events

  • Meet Kim Cattrall

    Meet Kim Cattrall

    • Posted Sunday 26 June, 2011

    Star Guest of the Fest Kim Cattrall visited EIFF this week to chat about her latest indie feature Meet Monica Velour

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Better Life awaits

    A Better Life awaits

    • Posted Saturday 25 June, 2011

    We caught up with About a Boy director Chris Weitz to discuss immigration, LA, and family ties

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