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EIFF 2014 / LATEST NEWS

Rollin' the Red Carpet Out on HOT AUGUST DEALS!

ONLY UNTIL AUGUST 29.  HEREWEGO, fellow film lovers!  We're ready to offer up our annual 20% SAVINGS event on the all-access REEL DEAL festival pass ($109 now | $129 in September) and 6-PACK passes ($55 now | $65 in September).  Read MORE.

Play with us.  Volunteer!

THANK-YOU to the 100+ volunteers who donate more than 2,000 hours taking each year.  Putting smiles on our audience and filmmaker faces, taking on duties as diverse as screening film submissions, fundraising, handling box office, hospitality, ambassadors, street teams, Casino volunteers... the list goes on!  Our official Volunteer Application is now ONLINE -- Click HERE to download.  Please return the completed form by SEPTEMBER 5..  In the meantime, if you do have questions or ideas, feel free to send us a note at volunteer email.

Films for Students (EIFF U) Registration is OPEN!

Teachers are the APPLE of our eyes and we're now accepting registration for this year's Jr. and Sr. High School film screenings taking place daily during EIFF from September 29 to October 3.  This is your opportunity to expose students to films on a variety of topics -- environment, tolerance, sports, music, the list goes on -- and each screening includes LUNCH, thanks to our amazing sponsors, SUBWAY® Restaurants!  Register by JUNE 30 for a chance to WIN FREE admission for up to 30 students.  Regular registration deadline is September 22.  EIFF U organizers will confirm film titles early September.  Read MORE.  Or REGISTER now!

Make A Movie in just 24 hours!  24/One Registration is OPEN.

In its' 10th year, 24/ONE is the ultimate love-it-or-hate-it-but-I-got-me-a-coupla-t-shirts event that challenges you to commit to that often talked about conversation you've had SO many times with your pals.  And that is... WE SHOULD MAKE A MOVIE!  This is the year to change SHOULD into WILL.  Read More...

2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES opens December 15!

Thank YOU filmmakers for allowing us the privilege to consider programming your 'cinematic baby'.  ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL filmmakers have until JUNE 15 to submit.  All other submission categories are CLOSED.  Filmmakers will be notified of selection status on or before JULY 7.   Submission CategoriesRead more...
 

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  The Edmonton International Film Festival... international, independent and eye-opening. Our line-up showcases 60+ dramatic/documentary features, 110+ short films, a 24-hour filmmaking challenge, invited guests, parties, music, laughter and maybe an introduction to your future husband/wife. Call us old skool but we believe in the power of a shared, communal movie experience.

 



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Important Festival Dates

AUGUST 20-29:

HOT AUGUST DEALS
Festival passes ON SALE!

SEPTEMBER 2:

FEATURE Filmmakers...
Deadline for receipt of exhibition copy.

SEPTEMBER 5:

VOLUNTEER Applications due...
Come play with us!

SEPTEMBER 10:

VOLUNTEER Orientation!
Location TBD... we'll let you know before this date.

SEPTEMBER 19 @ NOON:

24/ONE Registration deadline.
Register online by this date.

SEPTEMBER 20 @ 11am:

24/ONE KICK-OFF
at City Market Downtown (104 St. & 102 Ave.)

SEPTEMBER 21 @ 11am:

24/ONE - Submit your completed film
at Landmark Cinemas (10200 - 102 Ave., 3rd floor)

SEPTEMBER 26-OCTOBER 4:

Edmonton International Film Festival!

DECEMBER 15:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OPEN!
Features, Documentaries & Short Films.

FEBRUARY 25:

6:30pm : ANIMATION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts
9pm : LIVE ACTION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts

FEBRUARY 26:

6:30pm : LIVE ACTION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts
9pm : ANIMATION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts

FEBRUARY 28:

Earlybird Submission Deadline
15% SAVINGS!

APRIL 15:

Regular Submission Deadline
Features, Documentaries & Short Films.

APRIL 30:

Final, Late Deadline for Submissions
Please don't beg for an extension to this date!

JUNE 15:

Alberta High School Filmmakers...
This is your final, post-marked by, deadline for submissions in this category.

JULY 7:

FILMMAKERS NOTIFIED!
All filmmakers notified of "Official Selection" by email.

JULY 15:

FILMMAKERS! OFFICIAL INVITATIONS
...e-mailed by this date.

JULY 25:

FILMMAKERS! PRESS MATERIALS
... synopsis and jpg from your film for festival program guide & website.

JULY 31:

EIFF Hosts the PATIO PARTY!
5-9pm at LATITUDE 53.

AUGUST 1:

SHORT FILMMAKERS! EXHIBITION COPY
...required by this date.