September 28, 2019. EIFF announces Grand Jury Award winners in the Short Film (Live Action & Animation) categories. Media Release.
September 24,2019. Adrienne Lamb presents a snapshot of all things EIFF on CBC Television’s OUR CITY program.
September 24, 2019. Roger Levesque of the Edmonton Journal chats with festival producer, Kerrie Long to get the scoop on #EIFF19. READ IT.
August 15, 2019. EIFF Announces Opening Night Gala film — JAMES VS HIS FUTURE SELF (Canada) directed by Jeremy LaLonde. Media Release.
April 29, 2019. MovieMaker Magazine publishes the outstanding piece written by Damian Calvo (Dirr. Obini Bata: Women of the Drums) about his time in Edmonton at our festival. We love you Damian. READ IT.
April 24, 2019. EIFF makes MovieMaker Magazine’s annual curated compilation of 50 festivals worthy of filmmaker submissions. Congratulations to all of the festivals on this FULL LIST. Click here for Media Release.
October 2, 2018. Derek Owen at GIG CITY has passionate, articulate, congratulatory words for Jesse James Miller’s RABBIT. READ IT.
September 26, 2018. Fish Griwkowsky (VUE Weekly) chats with EIFF Publicist Paul Mennier about this upcoming festival. READ IT.
September 26, 2018. Brian Gibson (VUE Weekly) Reviews some films screening at EIFF. READ IT.
September 25, 2018. Jason Gregor and Jason Strudwick (TSN1260) are joined in studio by Russ Sheppard to talk about his experiences and how our opening night film THE GRIZZLIES came to be. LISTEN HERE.
September 25, 2018. Christian Zyp (CJSR) chats with Shreela Chakrabartty and Kash Gauni about their latest film LAKE SHORE DRIVE, premiering at the 2018 festival. LISTEN HERE.
September 25, 2o18. Christian Zyp (CJSR) is joined over the phone by Jesse James Miller and picks his brain about what makes his latest film RABBIT so remarkable. LISTEN HERE.
September 25, 2018. Fish Griwkowsky (Edmonton Journal) and Paul Mennier (EIFF Publicist) talk what to expect at this year’s ‘FEELS’ festival. READ IT.
September 24, 2018. Mark Lindsey talks with Randy Brososky about the hilarious NECESSARY EVIL. LISTEN HERE.
September 24, 2018. Akash Sherman (Director of the incredible CLARA) discusses how his latest project came to be with Christian Zyp (CJSR). LISTEN HERE.
September 24, 2018. Frederick Kroetsch (Director of the short, SNOW WARRIORS) Joins GLOBAL TV’s Mike Sobel to discuss his upcoming screening. WATCH HERE.
May 7, 2018. Logan Sparks (Writer/Producer of our Closing Night film, LUCKY) shares his experience at EIFF ’17 with MovieMaker Magazine: “My time at EIFF had been a beautiful respite, and I found a renewed love for the shared experience of film.” We can’t wait to have you back with our Festival Family, Logan! READ Festival Beat in MovieMaker Magazine online edition (Spring issue).
October 2. 2017. Todd James is joined at the festival by Meedo Taha as they discuss his film and upcoming screening. Watch HERE.
October 2, 2017. Festival producer Kerrie Long breaks down the Awards given out and how they came to be with Global’s Todd James. Watch HERE.
September 26, 2017. The Movie Jerks — Jean-Paul Fournier & Shawn Gramiak — chat all things EIFF with Festival Supah Stah, Kyle Chuka. Listen HERE.
September 23, 2017. Local SUPERSTAR Christian Zyp finds out the story behind HUNTING EMMA and what inspired Tim Theron to create this masterpiece. Listen HERE.
September 17, 2017. Logan Sparks was a personal assistant to Harry Dean Stanton, and will be at EIFF with LUCKY, a film based on the life and stories of Harry Dean Stanton. Sparks spoke with CBC’s DAYBREAK ALBERTA. Listen HERE.
September 13, 2017. Nicola Sameroff & Jon E. Cohen a husband and wife team who created A SWINGER’S WEEKEND talk to CJSR’s Mark Davies about how their hilarious film was created and how they came across their awesome location! Listen HERE.
September 7, 2017. Cory Bowles chats with Christian Zyp of CJSR about how BLACK COP came to be and the current political climate that makes it relevant today. Listen HERE.
September 6, 2017. Festival producer Kerrie Long joins Mike Sobel on Global News to discuss the latest edition of the fest and explain why she chose some of our biggest hitters! Watch HERE.
April 28, 2017. India Dupre (STRIPPED) shares her experience at 2016 EIFF with MovieMaker Magazine: “The programs are curated with impeccable care. They had it all—humor, history, heartbreak. Nine (9) of the films screened were nominated for the 2017 Oscars: all five (5) in the Foreign Language category, plus Manchester by the Sea, Elle, The Lobster and short film nominee, Borrowed Time. READ Festival Beat in MovieMaker Magazine online edition.
April 21, 2017. For the 3rd consecutive year, our Oscar Qualifying EIFF ranks in MovieMaker Magazine’s ’50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee’! Read the full article HERE.
October 5, 2016. VUE Weekly contributors offer up mini-reviews on two short films that screened on Oct. 1 in our STUDIO A (films made by Albertans) programme. Timely. Read HERE.
October 1, 2016. Writer, Sam Podgurny (The Gateway) goes behind the curtains to uncover the passion that fuels EIFF. Read Sam’s article HERE.
September 29,2016. Tim Okamura (featured in Opening Night film: HEAVYWEIGHTPAINT) is the cover of VUE Weekly! Brnesh Berhe (VUE Weekly) chats with the Brooklyn based artist (and former Edmontonian). Read HERE.
September 29, 2016. VUE Weekly contributors chime in with mini-reviews of AMERICAN HONEY, TONI ERDMAN and BRETT KISSEL: Stepping Inside the Circle. READ.
September 27, 2016. Steven Sandor (Avenue Magazine) faces off with Jason & Brett Butler, directors of FIRST ROUND DOWN, a good ole’ hockey story screening on OCT. 2 @ 8pm at this year’s EIFF. Read Sandor’s story in this month’s Avenue Magazine.
April 22, 2016. Jeff Grace, Director of this year’s Closing Night Gala film (FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY) writes about his World Premiere experience at the Tribeca Film Festival. READ.
February 12, 2016. Sydney Moule joins Christian Zyp on CJSR‘s Moving Radio to talk Oscar Nominated Shorts Listen HERE.
October 6, 2015. Director Damon Kwame Mason on CTV’s Canada AM, talks about his passion in creating SOUL ON ICE: Past, Present and Future which has it’s World Premiere at EIFF tomorrow, Oct. 7. Watch the interview NOW.
October 1, 2015. Before the screening of their film, STEVE DHILLON and DEEPA MEHTA stopped by EDMONTON AM to talk about BEEBA BOYS and it’s premiere at the Edmonton International Film Festival. Hear MORE.
September 30, 2015. Festival Producer KERRIE LONG finds time to sit down with RAMIN OSTAD to talk all things EIIFF15. Read MORE.
September 29, 2015. Global Television’s superstar, TODD JAMES, stops by the Morning News to preview the Edmonton International Film Festival. Watch NOW.
September 26, 2015. The always amazing TODD JAMES of Global Television chats with all the guests in attendance for the Edmonton International Film Festival. Watch MORE.
April 8, 2015. EIFF Ranks in the Top 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee! The Edmonton International Film Festival has been chosen from the international film festival circuit for the elite ranking among the TOP 50 FESTIVALS WORTH THE ENTRY FEE by MovieMaker Magazine — an invaluable and prestigious information source for all things cinematic. Read MORE.
SEPT. 20, 2014. CBC News highlights 24/ONE — EIFF’s annual 24-hour filmMAKING challenge (10th anniversary)! Watch now. 24/ONE clip starts at the 19:30-mark.