City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Television Festival


MacTaggart Lecture by Mark Thompson

The MacTaggart Lecture is the keynote speech at the GuardianMedia Edinburgh Television Festival. The 2010 lecture is being given by BBC Director General Mark Thompson.

Free Festival Scheme Seeks Next Generation of Television Talent

Want to be in television? The Edinburgh International Television Festival is looking for participants in its scheme The Network, a free event in Edinburgh taking place over four days in August 2010 (from 26th to 29th).

MacTaggart Lecture by James Murdoch

James Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive, Europe and Asia, News Corporation, and Chairman of BSkyB, will give this year's MacTaggart Lecture at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.

Understanding the Edinburgh Festival, Biggest Arts Festival in the World

Whither now? Sign at the Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Few cities undergo such a transformation as Scotland's capital city in the month of August.

The normally easy-going, historic city suddenly jolts to life as thousands of actors, artists,

TV Fest Launches Viral Video Race

A short film contest was launched yesterday where the winner will be chosen simply by the number of views it can stack up.

TV Fest To Feature Jamie Oliver, Dragons Den Sessions, and Race For Web Clicks

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Scottish comedy writer, director and producer Armando Iannucci, are among speakers appearing at the 34th MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.

'Crowngate' Controller To Give Keynote Speech at TV Fest

Former BBC One Controller and award-winning television producer Peter Fincham will give this year's keynote speech, the MacTaggart Lecture, at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.

To Green Or Not To Green Television?

The Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, which was taking place at the EICC, ended yesterday. One of the impressions that has stuck with me was of a liberal-minded panel of executives trying to placate a belligerent producer in the name of objectivity in television reporting.

Paxman Calls For Leadership in Broadcasting

The British people are losing trust in television and television is losing its way. That was Jeremy Paxman's message to broadcasting chiefs in the MacTaggart lecture last night, the keynote speech for the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival at the McEwan Hall.

TV Fest Too Pricey? Try Free Television Un-Festival

The MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival starts tomorrow. The two-day festival, which is really a large industry event for the broadcasters and those working in television, aims to debate and discuss the main issues of the day as well as a being a forum for the all-important business of networking.