Author: James Stewart


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Classic Films screening outdoors as part of EIFF 2015

Festival Diary: Edinburgh International Film Festival (Part Four)

The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) Awards were announced at the EIFF Awards Ceremony on Friday, held at the Filmhouse.   Tickets are available for free to the public but this was my first time attending. There were seven prizes awarded at the ceremony and a final Audience Award announced at the Closing Gala,… Read more »

In the Traverse Theatre bar for EIFF

Festival Diary: Edinburgh International Film Festival (Part Three)

The Edinburgh International Film Festival cares deeply about the industry it serves and provides opportunities for discussion, workshops, one to one meetings and networking for established talent and emerging filmmakers.  The hub for all of this industry action is the Traverse Theatre, an always inspiring space in Edinburgh and a haven for new writing throughout… Read more »

EIFF Artwork outside The Usher Hall in Edinburgh's Theatre District

Festival Diary: Edinburgh International Film Festival (Part Two)

Films at this festival are selected “to represent the most innovative and adventurous developments in world cinema,” and the festival seeks “stylistic boldness, strength of form, and the ambition to use the medium in a way that resists cliché,” from their participating filmmakers. I have been through my own selection process from the festival programme…. Read more »

Mark Adams, Artistic Director of EIFF, infront of the iconic Ediburgh Castle

Festival Diary: Edinburgh International Film Festival (Part One)

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) established in 1947 makes Edinburgh a thriving hub for new and emerging filmmakers in the month of June; a small city overtaken by art is an inspiring and lively place to be. Edinburgh has been my home for the past 13 years and I have often dabbled in the Festival… Read more »