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EIFF Youth is our dedicated youth programme, created by and for 15–25-year-olds with a passion for film. 

Watch our highlight reel from last year's EIFF Youth Weekender as part of the 74th Edinburgh International Film Festival. 


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EIFF Youth is funded through the PLACE Programme, a partnership between the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council, and the Edinburgh Festivals, and supported by Baillie Gifford, the Foyle Foundation and Procam Take 2.

Young Critics 2022

The EIFF Young Critics Programme supports the next generation of film journalists, offering experience, skills and networking to 18-25 year olds with a passion for cinema.

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New Visions 2022

EIFF New Visions Short Film Competition returns this year, looking for the newest voices in Scottish film and bringing their visions to the global stage. 

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Youth Advisory Group 2022

Edinburgh International Film Festival's Youth Advisory Group members help us curate our short film programme and host special events.

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Schools Film Competition 2022

Schools Film Competition 2022 is screening at Filmhouse soon!

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Young Programmers

A great opportunity for 15-19 year olds to take part in Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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