Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh International Film Festival’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

EIFF 2017 – Speaking with composer Paul Saunderson

How often do you really listen to the music in a film? Are you surprised when you read the credits at the end by the number of songs you missed? Or do you take in every note as part of the overall cinematic experience? Whichever More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Film fund generates £17m

Filming major box-office attractions in Scotland helps the economy A fund to incentivise film production in Scotland has generated £17.5m for the economy returning £10 for every pound spent, Culture Secretary More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

EIFF 2017 – Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick meet the press

Meeting the press at film festival junkets is a necessary part of promoting your film. Director Kyra Sedgwick had the added bonus however of having her husband of 29 years by her side at this afternoon’s press More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

EIFF – England is Mine to close the film festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce that ENGLAND IS MINE will close the 71st edition of the Festival on Sunday 2nd July, 2017 at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.   ENGLAND IS MINE takes More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

EIFF will take a look back this year

In this the 70th anniversary year of the Edinburgh International Film Festival it is only right that we look back over the years. The festival announced today that it has created an ed film fest memories project More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

EIFF – Raiders of the Lost Ark with the RSNO – tickets go on sale on Thursday

This summer’s Edinburgh International Festival will feature a special screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark accompanied by a live performance of the iconic John Williams score by the RSNO. Tickets go on sale this More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Edinburgh festivals – 70 years of culture

As a reminder that this year marks the 70th anniversary year of Edinburgh festivals the overarching body EdinburghFestivals.com has produced a video to remind us what we might have seen in the past, and what we More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

More funding for festivals in their 70th year

  Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop and Festival Directors celebrate enhanced funding for 70th Anniversary of Edinburgh’s Festivals The Scottish Government has confirmed a further £300,000 of funding to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Ewan McGregor will be in town this week for American Pastoral premiere

On Wednesday this week,  Ewan McGregor, Director and Lead Actor of American Pastoral will walk the red carpet for the film’s Edinburgh International Film Festival Gala Screening at Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Based More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 7th, 2016

EIFF appoint first screenwriter in residence

Krysty Wilson-Cairns who is an award-winning Scottish writer has been appointed the first ever Edinburgh International Film Festival Screenwriter-in-Residence. From now and until the film festival returns for More...