City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Fringe ends. What now?

The tents have come down. The big, bold Fringe venue numbers that spring up throughout the city in August have been removed as buildings revert to their former selves - churches, schools, university buildings, bars...

Brendon Burns Wins IF Comedy Award

So Aussie comedian Brendon Burns has won the top Fringe comedy award with his outrageous show "So I Suppose This Is Offensive Now." It's one of the comedy shows that I managed to see

Faintheart - the MySpace "User led" Movie

Walking up Lothian Road yesterday morning, there was an unusually large crowd of people milling around in Festival Square.

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.

Current TV Distribution For Shorts Makers

Al Gore's television channel Current TV is in Edinburgh during the film festival and is holding a couple of open events tomorrow. The channel, which is looking to acquire short films for its station, is holding a panel discussion on self-distribution, entitled Take Your Short and Shove It.

1 Minute Wonder Competition

Last night was the party to announce the winner of the "1 Minute Wonder Film Competition." Tickets and beer were free, which always makes for a popular event.

See Four "Best of EIFF" Films for £15

The Edinburgh International Film Festival announced the Best of the Fest line-up for Sunday 26th August. Tickets are £5 each or £15 for 4.

Andrew O'Hagan - London Review of Books Event

O'Hagan
made a confession at his London Review of Books event held on Sunday 12 August (8.30pm). After looking
around furtively, and wondering if there were any journalists in

Digital Smoke and Mirrors at EIFF

One of the side events for EIFF delegates was an introduction to Special Visual Effects for Low Budget Filmmakers. The presentation was primarily a promotional event for courses that filmmakers can take at the London Film Academy, but it was quite an eye-opener.

EIFF 2007 Opening & Pocket Shorts

The press were out in force at Cineworld Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Film Festival opener Hallam Foe last night. There were a total of five screenings of Hallam Foe.