Author: Kirsten Geekie

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Programming Assistant Kirsten began at EIFF on placement as a Submissions Assistant in 2006 and has been hooked ever since! She has also worked at Toronto Int FIlm Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Recent articles by Kirsten Geekie

  • Scotsman Article

    Scotsman Article

    Scottish press report changes at EIFF

  • Moet British Independent Film Award nomination announcement

    Moet British Independent Film Award nomination announcement

     The Moët British Independent Film Award nominees have been announced and we are excited to see several EIFF titles make an appearance

  • Submission Time!

    Submission Time!

    So submissions have gone live and the lead up to 2011 has officially begun

  • Distribution deals confirmed for brilliantlove

    Distribution deals confirmed for brilliantlove

    Karl Liegis, Producer of this year's EIFF hit brilliantlove has got in touch to tell us the exciting news that after its European Premiere in Edinburgh, US and UK distribution deals have been confirmed for the film and the release dates are both in November!

  • EIFF at TIFF!

    EIFF at TIFF!

    EIFF Programming and Industry teams are heading over to Toronto with the Features Scotland participants to immerse themselves in the Festival's film and industry events programme. Updates on how they get on to follow......

  •  Early Industry Delegate Registration Extended

    Early Industry Delegate Registration Extended

    You can now register up until Monday 17 May to access the best value pass prices and to ensure your listing in the new EIFF Industry guide.
    Also new to EIFF in 2010 is a single day-pass which is available from just £60 (£40 students)

  • New venue for EIFF!

    New venue for EIFF!

    The stage is set for the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh to host EIFF 2010's Opening Night Gala Premiere.

  • Decision time

    Decision time

    The programming team have hardly had a chance to draw breath since the Berlin Film Festival but things are really hotting up at EIFF HQ as we get the 2010 programme finalised.

  • Final Submissions Deadline Approaching

    Final Submissions Deadline Approaching

    Time is running out to submit your film and be considered for EIFF 2010! Get your film in for Monday 1st March to take advantage of the Regular deadline fee, and then there is only a further week until Monday 8th March and the final deadline.

  • Been around the world

    Been around the world

    It's been a non-stop globetrot for the programming team since the turn of the year. Read on to find out which glamorous locations we've been stopping off at.

  • Extended Deadlines

    Extended Deadlines

    We are pleased to announce the deadlines for submissions to the 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival have been extended.

  • Hannah McGill Wins Top Award

    Hannah McGill Wins Top Award

    Our Artistic Director wins prestigious award at the Women in Film and Television Awards

  • Programming Update

    Programming Update

    Want to know what our Programming Team have been up to recently? Sure you do! Find out here...

  • Back on the road

    Back on the road

    Is it over??! Outwardly perhaps, but there is no rest for the wickedly devoted/delirious programming team.

  • Reality bites...

    Reality bites...

    It’s that’re trying to answer five emails at once, everyone get a solution to a guest/screenings/lack of jaffa cake issue that has just occurred, and you know the nagging feeling that you have forgotten to do something will haunt you until the end of the festival.