City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Film Festival


Spotlight Director Pulls Out of EIFF

Tetsuo II Bodyhammer - Girl and matrix

Japanese sci-fi horror director Shinya Tsukamoto will not be attending the screening of three of his films, showing as part of a special "Spotlight" of his work at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Edinburgh Film Festival Unveils 2012 Programme

Tetsuo II Bodyhammer

Tickets go on sale this morning for next month's Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). The festival programme, launched yesterday, is the first to be curated by new artistic director Chris Fujiwara.

Killer Joe to Open Edinburgh Film Festival

William Friedkin’s controversial Texan trailertrash thriller Killer Joe will open this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival (20 June to 1 July 2012), before opening nationwide on 29 June.

EIFF Announces Retrospective of "Neglected" Japanese Director

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This year's Edinburgh International Film Festival (20 June to 1 July) will screen a Retrospective of Japanese director Shinji Somai.

The films of Somai (1948-2001) are little known outside of Japan and many of the films showing in the retrospective will be having their first UK screening. Several will be having European premieres at the EIFF.

Edinburgh Pitch Calls For Documentary Projects

Calling independent documentary filmmakers: the Scottish Documentary Institute is looking for 12 projects to host at the Edinburgh Pitch, a 3-day workshop where participants learn about TV commissi

Disney's Brave To Close Edinburgh Film Festival 2012

Brave - Merida fires arrow

The Edinburgh International Film Festival got a welcome boost today with the announcement that Disney-Pixar’s feature animation “Brave” will close the 2012 festival. It will be Brave's European premiere.

Video: Brave Trailer

The trailer - trailer number 3 - for Disney-Pixar's Brave which is the EIFF 2012 closing film.

Edinburgh’s Festivals Get Government Funding Boost

Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm

Edinburgh Film Festival Brings Back Its Awards

Somers Town Wins Michael Powell Award

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is reinstating its major awards, jetisonned from last year's festival.

EIFF Announces 2012 Dates

EIFF 2011 Opening Night

The Edinburgh International Film Festival made its 2012 dates official yesterday. As incoming EIFF director Chris Fujiwara told EdinburghGuide.com last month, the festival will not be moving back to August this year, but will run again in June (20 June to 1 July 2012).