Edinburgh International Film Festival

INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2016 Festivals

  Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2016 calendar.   International Science Festival  26 March – 10 April 2016 The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific. TradFest Edinburgh 27 April – 8 May 2016 […]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

EVENT – Free outdoor film screenings 13-15 June 2014, St Andrew Square

Free films in St Andrew Square as part of the Film Festival The Edinburgh International Film Festival is bringing ‘Film in the City’ to St Andrew Square. Free screenings of classic films will run from Friday 13th June until Sunday 15th June 2014. Grab a picnic, pray for dry weather and enjoy  free screenings of some […]

St Andrew Square

Edinburgh International Film Festival conclusion

By Shell and Sirin Bryson It has been a few days since the curtains closed on another epic Film Festival in Edinburgh with the UK premier of Lion King 3D. From the outset, we knew this festival would be a little different than previous years, with the de-emphasis of ‘red carpet’ events in favour of […]

EVENT – UK premiere of Lion King 3D (and competition)

Lion King 3D has its UK premiere in Edinburgh on Saturday 25th June 2011 Disney is celebrating the UK premiere of its epic masterpiece, The Lion King, in dazzling Disney Digital 3D, at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on 25th June by staging a very special performance of ‘The Circle of Life’ from London’s award […]

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Our top picks so far

Edinburgh International Film Festival well underway Our Film Festival reviewers Shell and Sirin Bryson have had a busy start to the festival and continue to keep their Edinburgh International Film Festival diary for us. You can read all their film related news and reviews their End Titles website and follow their live updates and film tips on […]

Edinburgh International Film Festival diary

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is underway The Edinburgh International Film Festival is coming to an end but there’s still a great buzz about town. Our roving reporters Shell and Sirin Bryson are still managing to squeeze in as much as they can. You can read in depth reviews of the films on their End […]

PREVIEW – Rough Guide to Edinburgh International Film Festival Venues

Rough Guide to the EIFF venues On the edge of Bristo Square, Teviot House (dubbed ‘Festivalhouse@Teviot’ for EIFF) is the new heart of the Film Festival. Throughout the festival you can find many events here, with a public lounge upstairs and the press office buried in the basement. George Square Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Theatre […]

EVENT – Free outdoor films, St Andrew Square. 16-19 June 2011

Free movies in St Andrew Square as part of the Film Festival The Edinburgh International Film Festival has teamed up with Essential Edinburgh and will  St Andrew Square to bring you ‘Under the Stars’, a free outdoor cinema with hand-picked films.  The screenings run from Thursday 16th June until Sunday 19th June 2011. You can read all […]

EVENT – Free outdoor films at Festival Square. 11-14 June 2011

A few days before the opening of the Edinburgh International Film Festival-proper next week you can catch two films for free this weekend on the super-sized outdoor screen in the Festival Square next door to the Filmhouse Cinema. BBC Bigscreen have couple of 80’s classics on show, with the original TRON on Saturday the 11th […]

EVENT – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011

The 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival programme launches By Shell and Sirin Bryson Today film fans had a chance get their hands on the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival programme at its midday launch. With the promise of a mould-breaking new format, there was a real buzz of excitement picking up the programme. From the […]