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Following our Best of the Fest announcement, we've done some scouring of the internet to find the most glittering reviews of the cream of the crop from EIFF 2016. Best of the Fest features our favourite films from the 70th edition of EIFF at the slightly cheaper price of £7. Winner winner popcorn dinner.
The EIFF 2016 staff have taken time out of their busy schedules to pick their favourite films from the festival thus far. In case you're feeling overwhelmed by the vast array of screenings on offer, we've collated a digestible breakdown that should make life a little easier for you.
Short film programmer Lydia Beilby offers a tantalising peek into some of the treasures contained within this year’s programme.
Emma van der Putten, Submissions Intern, talks about why she wanted to work at EIFF and gives some top tips on submitting your film to film festivals.
EIFF programmer, Lydia Beilby, writes about her recent trip to the Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Canada
Want to make your final EIFF Sunday a little more super? Look no further!
Here's our Sunday run-down to help you make some easy pickings on the final day of the Festival.
Wondering what to do this weekend? EIFF 2014 has just begun! Our programme is packed with top films. Check out what's in store for you today and head on down to our Box Office!
The first Festival weekend has begun! EIFF has been in full swing for 3 days, and we've already got tons of great reviews, tips and recommendations to share from our lovely Twitter followers.
Living for the weekend? Here are our selections for Friday night!
The Teen Spirit strand, selected by the EIFF Young Programmers team, proudly portrays young people in a manner that is sensitive, warm and all encompassing. Let's take a closer look.
EIFF kicks off in just a few days! Here are some ways that you can get involved at the Festival.
This off-season we've been taking you along with us to teach you about the process of putting EIFF together. Today our animation expert Iain Gardner is here to tell you more about the Fetival's long-standing association with animation pioneer Norman McLaren.
The Guest Services team at EIFF is responsible for looking after all of our special guests of the Fest. They ensure that everyone has a room and an itinerary, makes their appearances and perhaps most importantly isn't left behind at the airport! Emma Fyvie tells us how it's done.
This week we'd like to introduce you to our unsung heroes: the Technical department! Here's Ali Blaikie on how they prepare for the Festival and how they work hard to keep our screenings running smoothly.
David Cairns is a local filmmaker and long-time attendee of Edinburgh International Film Festival. We asked him to share some of his favourite experiences and memories from EIFF throughout the years. So, without further ado, here's David with his personal Top 5 Favourite EIFF ephemera!
Today on the EIFF blog we're continuing our FIlm Festival Team series, A Day in the Life! Here's are a few words from Lydia Beilby, the Short Film Programmer at the Festival, on how she and her team select the best short-form filmmaking to screen each June.
Today we're running a quick-fire RT to win! Here are the Terms & Conditions.
Recruitment for EIFF 2014 is currently open, and the Marketing team is looking for fresh blood! To give you a taste of what it's like to join the team, we invited Rosie Kew, a former Marketing Placement at the Festival to tell you what the job is all about.
This year, we're bringing you more behind the scenes stories from the creation of Edinburgh International Film Festival than ever before. Today, let's hear it from the Industry team! Here's Holly Daniel with more.
This year we're bringing you more behind-the-scenes stories from the festival-making process. Today EIFF documentary programmer Jenny Leask shares her experience from the IDFA film festival in Amsterdam.
Wondering what to do this wet weekend? Remember, EIFF 2013 is not over yet. In fact the tail-end of our packed programme is bound to keep you busy (and dry) as we have saved some of our best films for last.
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