The countdown begins to the programme launch of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022


Dive into the programme with the new Screen Saver Festival Pass which brings film fans more value to the festival experience

The countdown has begun to the launch of the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022 programme on Wednesday 20th July and with it, the festival has announced a new Screen Saver Pass bringing film fans more value from their film festival experience.

The Screen Saver Pass gives film lovers first access to the hottest tickets at the festival with a 48-hour priority booking window via the EIFF website before tickets go on general sale on Friday 22nd July.

The pass offers 10 tickets for the price of 8 with a full price of £96 and Concessions at £72, and access to priority booking for main features, shorts programmes, and retrospectives which all bring the world to Edinburgh in many different, unexpected and thrilling ways.

Tickets purchased using the Screen Saver Pass can be shared with film-loving friends and family - meaning everyone can explore EIFF’s new upcoming programme. Please see Terms and Conditions below for further details.

Eilidh Macleod, Marketing Manager for EIFF, said: "As the countdown to EIFF begins, we’re inviting you to see the world through film with us. Our new Screen Saver Pass helps you, your friends and family experience more of one of the world’s best film festivals. Our brilliantly curated programme of films and events is taking shape and we can’t wait to celebrate our 75th anniversary with you all in a few short months.”

This year EIFF celebrates its 75th anniversary, with a host of soon to be announced films, events, and programmes that feed into the film festival’s history of supporting new film talent by connecting audiences with innovative and essential storytellers.

Head to for more information on Screen Saver

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022 programme launches on 20th July 2022.

Edinburgh International Film Festival runs from 12th to 20th August 2022.

Screen Saver Pass Terms & Conditions:

Tickets purchased using the Screen Saver Pass can be shared with friends and family or used for group booking. Access to the priority festival booking period is only available to the account holder that Screen Saver Pass is assigned to. The pass can be used for multiple events, or multiple tickets can be purchased for one event. Excludes opening and closing galas and other special events. Screen Saver Passes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer (like bundles). Screen Saver pass is only valid for EIFF 2022 and no refund is available in part or whole for unused tickets or passes. Screen Saver Pass will automatically apply to all eligible tickets in your basket but you can unassign Screen Saver pass from specific tickets at the basket stage of checkout. We cannot adjust tickets after purchase has been completed.

EIFF 2022 Festival Theme:

In 1972, the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) presented the first global film event entirely dedicated to the cinematic achievements of female directors. Comprising works drawn from historical and contemporary cinema, the Women’s Film Festival was produced by Claire Johnston, Lynda Myles, Laura Mulvey. Honouring the spirit of the original event, in 2022, EIFF welcomes the opportunity to work with independent collaborators to craft a bold, political, and wildly celebratory responses to the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Film Festival that acknowledges the multiplicity and variety of feminisms.