Taking place over 12 days in June (15th -26th), the Edinburgh International Film Festival will this year focus on the creation of film experiences for all in Edinburgh, with pioneering new strands and innovative events set to capture the imagination of film lovers of all ages. James Mullighan is the Director of the 65th EIFF, managing all aspects of programming for this year’s festival with a number of collaborators from the global creative industries.
The Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) was founded in 2010 with a vision to be the lead agency for film and the moving image in Scotland and is headed by CEO Gavin Miller. The CMI currently operates the EIFF, Edinburgh Filmhouse and Edinburgh Film Guild with the aim to lead, inspire, educate and entertain in the moving image space. The CMI is currently investing in and developing an ambitious plan to create new businesses and initiatives in Scotland related to film thought and practice.
MUBI is your online cinema, anytime, anywhere. Launched in 2007, the global video-on-demand platform surpassed 1 million members in January 2011, and is available online, on PS3 and soon to be on Bravia–connected TVs and tablets. Having signed deals with over 200 rights owners globally, they are one of the largest distributors of VOD in the world. MUBI is an official partner of SONY PlayStation, SONY Bravia, Dolby, and the Cannes Film Festival.
New Media Scotland is a national development agency fostering artist and audience engagement with all forms of new media practice.
The University of Edinburgh’s Inspace is home to a joint research partnership between the School of Informatics and New Media Scotland. Inspace is a laboratory that explores the cultural significance of informatics and new media practice. With each passing season, different programme catalysts will be released enabling research, production, education and outreach activity. Hands-on dialogue and exchange will unfold through experiments, exhibitions, talks and performances.
Little White Lies is an independent film magazine published six times a year by The Church of London that employs cutting edge writing, illustration and design to get under the skin of cinema. Bold, beautiful and unique, LWLies is a magazine on a mission – to reshape the debate across the movie landscape.
Reverse Shot is a rigorous yet accessible, independently produced online film magazine that has been in existence since January 2003. Reverse Shot was established by editors Michael Koresky and Jeff Reichert to introduce a new voice to American film criticism.
Zer0 Books is committed to the idea of publishing as a making public of the intellectual. It is convinced that in the unthinking, blandly consensual culture in which we live, critical and engaged theoretical reflection is more important than ever before.