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The Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) was established in 2010 with a mission to be at the forefront of the development of a vibrant and successful film industry and culture across Scotland and beyond.

With bases in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, CMI is a national organisation working across Scotland, the UK and internationally, seeking to increase the range and quality of opportunities for people to be inspired by and engage with film and the moving image.

CMI is a registered Scottish charity, incorporating Edinburgh International Film Festival, Filmhouse in Edinburgh and Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen


Introducing our new Chair of the Board

Alastair Morrison appointed as Chair of CMI, incorporating Edinburgh International Film Festival and Filmhouse Cinemas.

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Support Us

Find out more about the various ways you can support us.

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Our Values

We are guided by our values, which underpin all of our work.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival

Champions discovery, diversity, and debate, and provides a platform for the best world cinema.

Filmhouse Cinema

Scotland's leading independent cinema

Belmont Filmhouse

Aberdeen's foremost independent cinema