November 26, 2016

Become part of our Short Film Database Project. We need your help!

Something we always aimed for was a comprehensive database of Scottish Short Films.


1) Well, it's interesting.  

2) For funded schemes it can show how effective they are/were, 

3) It can show a progre...

November 25, 2016

We Are Time

Tartan Features - Third Annual Report


Prologue – In the Beginning There Was...

They gave us five years.

We said, “That's not a lot.”

They said, “Five years. That's all you've got.”

This is the first three, this is.

A contrary, contradictory yarn about how an ir...

November 23, 2016

Tartan Features 4 – "Wigilia, A Christmas Eve Story" will be screened as our Alternative Christmas event in December. More details to follow....

In the run up we thought we'd share part of our Q+A with it's director Graham Drysdale. The Q+A is part of our ongoing 'How W...

November 15, 2016

Where did the idea come from?

Sheepo came about in quite a long-winded way.

Archie is and old school friend, and he’s a sheep shearer, many of my friends are sheep shearers. He always wanted to travel the world shearing sheep and seeking his fortune.

I was in my early twe...

November 15, 2016

SHEEPO (2015), Whaam! Shorts Two.

The next Whaam! Short is 'Sheepo', a fantastic documentary from director Ian Robertson and producer Steven Donnelly on a very unusual subject – sheep shearing.

Speed, precision, endurance. Sheep-shearing can be cut-throat and one sheep b...

November 12, 2016

Whaam! Shorts

Tartan Features has been a little quiet of late. Other than being very busy with our other lives there's a good reason for this – we've been expanding.

Tartan Features, under the Year Zero Filmmaking umbrella now has a little sister. We've called her Whaam!...

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