City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: film


A Banquet Of Tasty Treats At This Year's Italian Film Festival

Alida Valli

Lovers of Arthouse movies can see a small selection of European and international films scattered through the year at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, Cameo and GFT. But it's only during a specially curated Film Festival where you can relish and indulge in some hidden gems, new releases, shorts, documentaries and vintage classics which will rarely, if ever, be screened under general cinema release in the UK.

Petition Grows to Save Edinburgh Cinema

EIFF 1999: Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo at Odeon

Over two and a half thousand people have signed a petition to stop the former Odeon Cinema on Clerk Street being converted into a 230-room boutique hotel.

Donald Trump Wins Stupid Award

Donald Trump and the European Emissions Trading Scheme have come out tops in the inaugural Stupid Awards, beating a shortlist of "some of the most notorious climate-trashers" in Scotland, including the Royal Bank of Scotland, budget airline Ryan Air and the Scottish Government.

Crowd-Funded Movie To Challenge Climate Change Response

Age of Stupid - Pete Postlethwaite

A futuristic feature film about climate change, that was funded by selling shares to myriad independent groups and individuals, is coming to the Filmhouse in March for a week on its opening run.

New Awards For Edinburgh Film Festival

The 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival will be carrying two new awards for the best international feature and international short film. Organisers of the festival, which successfully moved from its slot in August to June, will be hoping that it will further increase the profile and attractiveness of the film festival on the world stage.

In The Loop To Open Glasgow Film Festival

Breakfast at Tiffanys

In The Loop, a feature film penned by Armando Iannucci, the Scots comedy writer behind political satire The Thick Of It, will open the fifth Glasgow Film Festival next month.

Middle Eastern Film Festival Focuses On Iran

It's Winter - screening at Middle East Film Festival '09

The Middle Eastern Film Festival sees a total of 16 films showing at
the Filmhouse, from 31 January to 19 February, as part of E

Edinburgh Film Festival Holds Free Test Screening at Festival Theatre

Pierce Brosnan and Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is hoping to add a touch more class to its annual festival in June by moving its red carpet galas to the

EIFF Open to Submissions

EIFF - Logo 'n' heels

The 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival is now open for submissions for its run on 17 to 28 June.

Filmmaker Releases Free Short Film Distribution Guide

You've Got It Made - Short Film Distribution Guide

An award-winning producer of one of Scotland's most successful short films Cry For Bobo, has released a free guidebook for anyone looking to get their short film to a wider audience.

Edinburgh Conference Puts Film Audiences Under Microscope

Image from Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey

City film buffs and film researchers are being called on to attend the 3rd Edinburgh International Film Audiences Conference (EIFAC).

The small, bi-annual conference, which takes place at the Filmhouse between March 26th and 27th 2009, looks at a wide range of cinematic audiences from contemporary Taipai to popular Scottish audiences in the years 1896-1939, from babies to baby boomers.