December 29, 2016

I pretty much Love sport movies, Moneyball, the Rocky films, Friday Night Lights and The Fighter probably being my favourites. They contain a lot themes that I find fascinating, passion or obsession? The will to win, does it matter it?.

I had made two shorts documentari...

December 29, 2016

As part of our Scottish Shorts Database we'll be curating some of the best, with the aim of eventually having a full channel of the best Scottish Shorts from the past.

For film2, here's the excellent Laid Off by Zam Salim.  Like Shell, it was also re-made into a feature...

December 27, 2016

As part of our Scottish Shorts Database we'll be curating some of the best, with the aim of eventually having a full channel of the best Scottish Shorts from the past.

To start of, here's the great 'Birthday' by Morag McKinnon.

Tartan Shorts 2000

Birthday by Morag McKinno...

December 27, 2016

Clear Focus Movies are another inspiring feature film production company from Scotland doing some really inspiring things.

They are working up in Aberdeen, away from the traditional Central-Belt focus of the Scottish Film Industry but still managing to make and sell fi...

December 22, 2016

We asked legendary cinematographer Christopher Doyle for some cinematography advice when shooting micro-budget features. This is what he said:



1) If the movie you were working on had a total budget of $50K (or under) how would you approach making best use of that?

Wo...

December 21, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came along to our Wigilia alternative Christmas film at GMAC, and our alternative Christmas party at Mono.

Colin McLaren, scriptwriter for The Legend of Barney Thompson called the film 'phenomenal' and he probably liked the Tunnock's Teacakes and...

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