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Congratulations to all those nominated for the BAFTA Scotland Awards. We would like to give a special mention to films showcased at EIFF 2013
EIFF announces prize money increase to £20,000 for the Michael Powell Award & the return of the Best Documentary Award
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced that it has increased its prize money for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film to £20,000 for 2014. In addition, the Festival will also see the return of the Award for Best Documentary Feature Film after a three-year hiatus.
The British Academy Film Awards took place last night and here's our round up of the highlights!
EIFF Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara steps down from role as EIFF begins recruitment for a new Artistic Director
EIFF 2014's Phantom Landscapes Shorts Programme to be showcased as part of this year's Glasgow Short Film Festival Presents screenings
For EIFF’s 69th edition there will be a new strand showcasing a documentary feature each day of the Festival, and EIFF 2015 programming is very much underway as Submissions has opened.
EIFF programmer, Lydia Beilby, writes about her recent trip to the Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Canada
This year we've broken down the festival into figures, because who doesn’t love an infographic?
More shows are selling out, including our Opening Night Gala of Robert Carlyle's directorial debut. Our advice is to get your tickets in advance.
EIFF announces a pair of fascinating retrospectives for the 70th edition of the festival in June.
Tartan produced in collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art and Bute Fabrics celebrates the Festival’s 70th edition
The Festival celebrates its 70th edition with a series of iconic films in glorious 70mm prints.
Edinburgh International Film Festival and StudioCanal announce World Premiere of the 4K restored classic HIGHLANDER.
Edinburgh International Film Festival celebrates the best of Scottish talent, from cult classics, documentaries and animation to the best new feature films and shorts the country has to offer.
Edinburgh International Film Festival's 2016 retrospectives, from classic French cinema and the first wave of superhero films to a series of 70mm masterpieces, are on sale now.
Lights, camera and outdoor action - Film Fest in the City returns to Edinburgh's St Andrew Square this summer with a series of free screenings!
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced details of the EIFF Youth Hub. Taking place from 17-20 June, EIFF Youth Hub presents a free programme of filmmaker masterclasses, workshops and careers advice for 15-25 year olds.
Edinburgh International Film Festival’s (EIFF) upcoming landmark 70th edition offers a programme packed full of genre gems from across the worlds of fantasy and horror film.
The red carpet is set to be glittering with stars at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016! Guests from around the world will descend upon EIFF this month to celebrate its landmark 70th Edition, taking place between the 15th and 26th June.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has announced a two-day event, SOUND + VISION, a special convergence of film and music hosted in partnership with Summerhall and their local music night ‘Nothing Ever Happens Here’.
EIFF Animation Programmer Iain Gardner talks us through the unique talents of Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson ahead of this year's EIFF retrospective.
Kim Knowles, EIFF Black Box curator, shines a light on Lizzie Borden's Regrouping in the context of this year's special retrospective. Regrouping was first screened at EIFF in 1976 and is making its return 40 years later at our 70th edition.
EIFF Programme Manager James Rice explains the complex and fascinating journey of Danger: Diabolik to our screen at Filmhouse this evening.
We did an interview with Brady Corbet ahead of the EIFF UK Premiere of The Childhood of a Leader to find out what the film is about, why it took a decade to finish it, and why he chose to shoot it on 35mm.
A slightly different story about a guy with superpowers who also happens to be a hardened criminal and drug addict, but wants to change his ways. Nick Love - director of American Hero - talks to us about Stephen Dorff, superhero films, and why he hates Superman.
This year’s Documentary strand is full of passionate political films, covering everything from the global arms trade to sustainable living. Marketing intern Kyra Gaunt talks us through 5 of the best political documentaries of all time, plus highlights from this year’s Festival.
EIFF Artistic Director Mark Adams explores the French threads running through this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival, from cult icons and famous faces to new stars, from dazzling 80s cinema to space age kitsch.
We want you to have a nice time at EIFF, but life isn't all bunny rabbits and rainbows. Sometimes The Fear comes knocking at your door, and the best thing for you to do is embrace it and take it to the movies. Here's a round up of the stuff of nightmares at this year's festival.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Trainspotting ahead of today's EIFF screening, we celebrate the finest moments from one of the best Scottish films ever to land on our cinema screens. Choose life. Choose Trainspotting.
Short film programmer Lydia Beilby offers a tantalising peek into some of the treasures contained within this year’s programme.
Gather round for Iain Gardner's animated words on winning some awards at the Annecy International Animation Festival last weekend, ahead of a week of excellent animated film at EIFF.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced a new Screenwriter-in-Residence programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust and in partnership with the Beltane Public Engagement Network, which will make connections between the worlds of film and science.
Being a Young Programmer is an excellent opportunity for young people who are serious about film to take part in a well-established, vibrant and innovative film festival. A few of them took some time out to write reviews about their favourite films at EIFF 2016.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced the Award Winners for this year’s 70th edition as well as confirming the Best of the Fest films.
Taika Waititi's brilliant odd couple road trip story starring Sam Neill and Julian Dennison takes home prestigious award at Edinburgh International Film Festival
The EIFF Short Film Challenge 2016 celebrates new and emerging filmmakers from across Scotland, with this year's winners announced after a screening which took place at Filmhouse on Saturday 6 August 2016.
Edinburgh International Film Festival seeks emerging talent and announces submissions timeline for the 71st edition of the Festival in 2017, including opening date and closing deadlines for entries.
Edinburgh International Film Festival will host a Gala Screening of Ewan McGregor's directorial debut American Pastoral at Filmhouse on Wednesday 2 November, with Ewan in attendance.
Book your FREE tickets for Edinburgh International Film Festival's Gala Screening of Ewan McGregor's directorial debut American Pastoral at 7pm on Wednesday 2 November at Filmhouse.
Edinburgh International Film Festival opens submissions for 2017, seeking emerging talent to screen at the 71st edition of the Festival.
Top Awards for 4 films which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2015 & 2016 at the Scottish BAFTA Awards in Glasgow last night.
Edinburgh International Film Festival announces focus on Poland for the 71st edition of the Festival in 2017.
EIFF's Lydia Beilby and Iain Gardner recently attended York's Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York to see the best new short films, meet filmmakers and share their knowledge!
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