City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: film

Spreading The Love at the EIFF

EIFF 2009: Spread

A team of road maintenance specialists set upon my head this morning with a pneumatic drill accompanied by a klaxon like siren at the ungodly hour of 8am.

Away We Go to the EIFF Opening Party

EIFF 2009: EIFF Red Carpet Away We Go

Apologies to anyone who’s been frothing at the mouth with anticipation for my promised daily pearls of wisdom from the EIFF but I have a small confession to make. I have a job. Another job.

My Top Ten EIFF Highlights

EIFF 2009: Van Diemens Land

Once more unto the breach my friends. I’m back and I’m ready for my annual cinematic adrenalin shot in the arm. The Edinburgh International Film Festival is back and the twain shall coincide once again.

EIFF Spotlights Hot New Talent Coming to Edinburgh

EIFF 2009: Kicks still

The names of 25 up-and-coming talents in the UK film industry - including young directors, composers, screenwriters, as well as actors - were named today by the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) in Cannes.

Free Preview Horror Screenings at Edinburgh Vue

Vue Omni

The Vue Omni is hosting three free screenings of horror films in the run-up to their DVD releases in a "Credit Crunch special". Credit Crunch Cinema kicks off on the 15 May with a free screening of One Eyed Monster starring adult film stars Ron Jeremy and Veronica Hart and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" pin-up Amber Benson.

Strong Line-up for Edinburgh Film Festival 2009

EIFF 2009: Mary and Max

The 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival, kicking off at Cineworld on 17 June with Sam Mendes comedy Away We Go, will showcase 135 features from 33 countries over ten days to 28 June.

Gore And Edginess On The Menu At EIFF

EIFF 2009: Giallo

The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns this June with its two late night strands of edgier, "cult" cinema and horror - "Night Moves" and "Under The Radar".

"In many ways Night Moves and Under The Radar are the heart of EIFF: these after-dark screenings are where you find the real die-hards, the people hellbent on a really extreme film experience," said EIFF Artistic Director Hannah McGill.

Two US Television Series To Have UK Premiere at EIFF

EIFF 2009: Gabriel Byrne in In Treatment

Two U.S. television series will have their UK premieres this June, but it wont be on the small screen in your living room, but on cinema screens at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Bollywood's Sharmila Tagore To Attend EIFF Festival of Bengali Films

EIFF 2009: Sharmila Tagore in Devi

St Johns Church Hall, at the corner of West Princes street and Lothian Road, will turn into a "magical forest cinema" from Bengal in June as part of a mini-festival within the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

EIFF Pulls Focus on Cinematography With Seamus McGarvey As New Patron

EIFF 2009: Seamus McGarvey

Seamus McGarvey, the Oscar nominated cinematographer behind films such as Atonement, The Hours and Charlotte's web, is to become a Patron of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). He joins Scottish actors Sean Connery, Tilda Swinton and Robert Carlyle.