EDMONTON – From Thursday, Oct. 1 to Saturday, Oct. 10, cinematic gems and the artists and filmmakers who create them will flock to Alberta’s Capital for the Edmonton International Film Festival.
The EIFF, as it’s been titled since 2002, features veteran and up-and-coming directors, writers, producers and actors and their work. This year’s schedule includes 55 feature-length films and more than 100 short films. Each and every film screened at EIFF are Edmonton premieres.
Todd James will be covering the festival for Global News. He’ll be interviewing filmmakers and organizers to gather indepth information about the films and the artists behind them. You can watch all his interviews here.
For the film festival schedule, click here.
WATCH: Todd James is checking out the Edmonton International Film Festival. He spoke to the Oscar-nominated director behind “Beeba Boys” as well as actor Steve Dhillon.
WATCH: Todd James spoke with well-known Canadian actor Paul Gross about the film ‘Hyena Road.’
WATCH: Canadian actor Paul Gross stars in the powerful film ‘Hyena Road.’ He tells Todd James about being part of the movie.
WATCH: A familiar face is taking the spotlight at the Edmonton International Film Festival. Todd James has the details on one featured film.
WATCH: Todd James talks to Director James Lalonde about ‘How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town’
WATCH: Todd James catches up with ‘Al Purdy Was Here’ director Brian Johnson at the Edmonton International Film Festival
WATCH: Todd James previews ‘A Louder Silence’ and speaks to the writers, directors and actor involved in the film.
WATCH: The film fest brings incredible talent and culture to our city every year. With more on the films ‘Grandma,’ ‘Figurine,’ and ‘Freeheld,’ here’s Todd James.
WATCH: Todd James is back at the Edmonton International Film Festival and tonight, he’s standing by with the writer/director of the movie ‘Figurine.’
WATCH: Stanley Cup champ and former is on the big screen in Edmonton. Todd James catches up with Grant Fuhr and first-time director Kwame Damon Mason.
WATCH: Todd James has more on the film “Soul on Ice: Past Present and Future” about black athletes in hockey, showing at the Edmonton International Film Festival.
WATCH: Todd James speaks with the director of ‘Driving with Selvi’
WATCH: Todd James catches up with festival producer Kerrie Long
WATCH: Still much to come at the Edmonton International Film Festival
WATCH: One of the highlights at the EIFF Friday is a father daughter road trip movie that takes you to Churchill, Manitoba. Todd James talks to writer, producer and star of the film Jonas Cherniak.
WATCH: Todd James has a preview of the final day at EIFF
WATCH: It’s closing night at the Edmonton International Film Festival. Todd James has a preview of the final film.