Johnnie Walker: Official Whisky Partner

Johnnie Walker is the world’s number one Scotch Whisky brand (IWSR), enjoyed by people in over 180 countries around the world. Since the time of its founder, John Walker, those who blend its whiskies have pursued flavour and quality above else.

Today’s range of award-winning whiskies includes Johnnie Walker Red Label, Black Label, Double Black, Green Label, Gold Label Reserve, Aged 18 Years and Blue Label. Together they account for over 18 million cases sold annually (IWSR, 2017), making Johnnie Walker the most popular Scotch Whisky brand in the world.

Johnnie Walker is a proud host of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh Live is an exciting new digital title from Reach PLC dedicated to providing up-to-the minute coverage of the latest events, sport and news in Edinburgh. It’s your companion to life in Scotland’s capital, bringing you the best the city has to offer, from festivals to food and drink. 

Edinburgh Live is a one-stop shop for the Best In Edinburgh; we’re always here to let you know about the latest exciting events. And when it comes to breaking news, Edinburgh Live is always first on the scene, bringing video, photos and key information straight to your desktop or phone. Edinburgh Live is here to start conversations, get you talking and connect you to the people and issues in the city. You can contact us at any time on

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IMDbPro is the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals. This membership-based service includes comprehensive information and tools that are designed to help entertainment industry professionals achieve success throughout all stages of their career. IMDbPro is owned and operated by IMDb, the #1 movie website in the world. Try IMDbPro for free today:

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Johnston Carmichael

At Johnston Carmichael, we've been connecting businesses and communities for over 80 years across Scotland and we are delighted to be sponsoring the In Person strand at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. 

With over 750 sharp minds across our 12 offices, we are Scotland’s largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers.

Our talented team use their expertise and experience to act as trusted advisers, offering detailed knowledge and keen insight to meet your individual and business needs across a range of services including audit, tax, corporate finance, restructuring and personal wealth.

Johnston Carmichael, committed to putting you and your business centre stage. 

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Leven Car Company: Official Vehicle Partner

The Leven Car Company are a family owned and operated business, based across multiple sites in Edinburgh and Selkirk. We pride ourselves on unrivalled customer satisfaction and world-class customer care, so whether you’re buying a Rolls-Royce, Kia, Aston Martin, Suzuki, Lotus, Mitsubishi, Caterham or Specialist car, we will look after you from the moment you first get in touch, until long after you collect your new vehicle. As car enthusiasts, we like to think we can answer any questions that you have! 

Our knowledge and experience of the car industry means that we are best placed to hand pick the most cared for and well looked after cars. That means you can relax and enjoy driving your new car, worry-free.

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Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. We enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life.

We distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.

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The BFI is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive by: connecting audiences to the widest choice of British and World cinema; preserving and restoring the most significant film collection in the world for today and future generations; championing emerging and world class filmmakers in the UK - investing in creative, distinctive and entertaining work; promoting British film and talent to the world; and growing the next generation of film makers and audiences.

The BFI is a Government arm’s-length body and distributor of Lottery funds for film. The BFI serves a public role which covers the cultural, creative and economic aspects of film in the UK. It delivers this role as the UK-wide organisation for film, a charity core funded by Government, by providing Lottery and Government funds for film across the UK and by working with partners to advance the position of film in the UK.

Founded in 1933, the BFI is a registered charity governed by Royal Charter. The BFI Board of Governors is chaired by Josh Berger CBE.

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The City of Edinburgh Council

Based in Scotland's capital city, the Council provides a range of public services to over 444,000 citizens and promotes the city worldwide.

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EventScotland is working to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. By developing an exciting portfolio of sporting and cultural events EventScotland is helping to raise Scotland’s international profile and boost the economy by attracting more visitors. For further information go to EventScotland. EventScotland is a team within VisitScotland’s Events Directorate. For corporate information on VisitScotland visit here, for consumer information on Scotland visit here

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The Scottish Government

The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment. Some powers are reserved to the UK government and include: immigration, the constitution, foreign policy and defence.

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