She robustly defends the move to June (silencing me for one, after much muttering about it being a daft decision) and fires a shot at the Scottish press for creating a culture of criticism in which you "cannae win".
What a thoroughly impressive lady she is. Read the full interview here.
What does everyone else think of the Film Festival's fortunes this year? If you were in charge, what would you do?
We shall see what Chris Fujiwara will do, certainly for anyone in the business, his CV and interviews online are conveyed the "right" language, he's a pro and I find this reassuring.
I much appreciated D. Cairns' set of 6 interviews including McGill's one, apart from the opinions/evaluations expressed it was a fascinating "live" zoom into Eiff's history.