Awards and Competitions

EIFF Student Critics Competition 2017

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Deadline: 26 May 2017 at 23:59

Our Student Critic scheme aims to support the next generation of film journalists, offering experience, skills and networking opportunities to students with a passion for cinema.

Student Critics will attend screenings, receptions and events at EIFF 2017. They will be mentored by professional film journalists, creating articles throughout their week at EIFF. All travel and accommodation will be provided.

This opportunity is open to all UK and Scottish students currently studying in the UK.

In recognition of this year’s festival focus on Poland, we will also be selecting two Polish students studying in Poland to join our Student Critic team for this year’s festival.

To apply send a 500 word essay or three minute vlog on a recent or classic film to – by 26 May
Please include Name, Age, Matriculation No., Institution of Study and Name of Course

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact or visit

The deadline is Friday 26 May 2017 at 23:59.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Education / Film / Festivals / Young People (aged 0 to 25)