French Film Festival UK Reveals Exciting Online Programme

Highlights include Isabelle Huppert as La Daronne, and Emmanuel Mouret’s César-nominated Love Affairs The organisers of the French Film Festival UK are delighted to reveal an exciting new online programme under its fff@home umbrella, which will run from Friday 12 to Saturday 27 March. Due to Covid-related disruption to the 28th edition of the French Film Festival UK, audiences missed outContinue reading “French Film Festival UK Reveals Exciting Online Programme”

Digital Exhibition Shows Unique Perspectives of Edinburgh in Art

A new digital exhibition has opened thanks to Museums & Galleries Edinburgh.  Featuring 22 works from the City’s Collection of Scottish art, regarded as one the country’s finest, and housed in the currently closed City Art Centre (CAC), the exhibition is entitled Edinburgh: Our City. The exhibition offers a chance to explore Scotland’s capital throughContinue reading “Digital Exhibition Shows Unique Perspectives of Edinburgh in Art”

Traverse Announces Six New Creative Appointments

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre welcomes six new creative appointments across a range of partnerships, projects and productions for 2021 and beyond. Each chosen individual will bring a range of expertise and, in collaboration with the other participants and partners, will contribute to the organisation’s continued evolution to further aid the theatre’s work with both audiences andContinue reading “Traverse Announces Six New Creative Appointments”

New Role of President of Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announces thatFleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been appointed in the role of honorary President of the charity. The position, which is the first of its kind, will see Waller-Bridge act as a representative and advocate for the Fringe Society, the charity that exists to support everyone who wants to participate inContinue reading “New Role of President of Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society”

Hippodrome Silent Film Festival Announces Digital Programme for 2021

Falkirk Community Trust have announced the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival’s 10th festival programme, Wed 17 – Sat 21 March 2021. The festival, which is affectionately known as HippFest, is usually housed in Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema The Hippodrome in Bo’ness. This year however, the full programme will go online for the first time, after being cancelledContinue reading “Hippodrome Silent Film Festival Announces Digital Programme for 2021”

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival Announces Stream of Replay for Limited Run

In 2020, in direct response to the uncertain future facing both venues and artists, the inaugural Shedinburgh Fringe Festival was born and was led by Producers Francesca Moody and Harriet Bolwell along with writer/performer Gary McNair.  Shedinburgh’s objective was to shine a big light on the vital role of the Fringe in global culture byContinue reading “Shedinburgh Fringe Festival Announces Stream of Replay for Limited Run”

Soundhouse Announces New Online Concert Series

Romanian singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo, Irish traditional music legend Cathal McConnell’s trio and Brazilian music specialists Trio Magico are among the line-up announced for a series of ten online gigs that starts on Monday 22 February 2021. Filmed at the Traverse Theatre using a five-camera broadcast quality set-up and professional multitrack sound, and organised by theContinue reading “Soundhouse Announces New Online Concert Series”

Glasgow Short Film Festival Returns for its 14th Edition in March 2021

The Glasgow Short Film Festival (GSFF), the largest competitive short film festival in Scotland, announces the competition selection for its 14th edition, that will run from 22nd to 28th March 2021. Following the success of GSFF20 Online and due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Glasgow Short Film Festival will take place entirely online atContinue reading “Glasgow Short Film Festival Returns for its 14th Edition in March 2021”

Spoken Word Club Launched at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre by Karen Dunbar

Karen Dunbar is a weel kent and weel loved comedy actor both on the Scottish stage and TV scene. Donning a different bunnet, she plans, in a joint venture with the Citizens Theatre, to introduce community groups to her passion for rap with her online Spoken Word Club.   The launch follows a successful pilot projectContinue reading “Spoken Word Club Launched at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre by Karen Dunbar”

Search Launched for Chief Creative Officer by Centre for the Moving Image

Scotland’s Centre for the Moving Image (CMI), that incorporates leading independent cinemas including Edinburgh’s Filmhouse; the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) and Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen, launches an international search for a Chief Creative Officer. The role is to create, lead and champion the creative vision and voice of the EIFF and Filmhouse Cinemas, placingContinue reading “Search Launched for Chief Creative Officer by Centre for the Moving Image”