City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


EIFF Patron Wins Oscar

Tilda Swinton, who was educated in Edinburgh and cut her acting teeth at the Traverse Theatre, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress as a scheming corporate lawyer in the thriller Michael Clayton.

Nick Broomfield To Give Free Documentary Masterclass

Nick Broomfield, the documentary filmmaker who made Kurt & Courtney and Biggie and Tupac, will be giving a free 3-hour masterclass on 7 March 2008, 2.30-5.30pm at the Edinburgh College of Art Main Lecture Theatre.

Edinburgh Film Festival Announces Retrospectives

Jeanne Moreau in Jules et Jim

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled plans for retrospectives of two female filmmakers - French actress Jeanne and the late American actress and filmmaker Shirley Clarke.

First UK Festival of Afghan Film Opening in Edinburgh

The first UK festival of cinema from Afghanistan launches later this month in Edinburgh with the goal of shedding a new light on the war-torn middle Eastern country.

Richard Jobson On Course For Low Budget Filmmakers

Screen Academy Scotland
, a Skillset Screen Academy, and a collaboration between Napier University and Edinburgh College of Art (eca) is to host a DIY digital film-making course for budding low budget feature film producers and directors in Scotland.

Edinburgh Screening For Award-winning The Inheritance

A micro-budget feature film which was shot in Edinburgh and the Highlands, with a Scottish cast and crew, is having its first Scottish screening at the Filmhouse next month.

Monster Movie Gives Nessie Myth A Twist

A Hollywood fantasy, shot extensively in New Zealand, with English actors, gives the Loch Ness monster myth a new twist.

Ang Lee Live Satellite Q&A at Cameo

Following his recent Golden Lion win for Lust, Caution at the Venice Film Festival, this Friday director Ang Lee will be appearing by satellite in a post-screening Q&A of his most recent film at the Cameo Cinema.

Pilton Video Christmas Screening

Pilton Video, amazingly celebrating its 25 years of community filmmaking this year, is holding a christmas screening of five
dramas at the Edinburgh Filmhouse

Festival of Cinema Italiano in Edinburgh

The 14th annual Italian Film Festival, running from 17-29 November at the Edinburgh Filmhouse,
is the only event in the UK exclusively devoted to
Italian cinema.