September 24, 2018

Connect Q+A

Connect is a feature film by Marilyn Edmond with an almost entirely female creative team (Camera,Producer, Editor and Director).

Marilyn discusses the film, production and her process here.

TF: Tell us a little about your filmmaking background. Your previous e...

September 23, 2018

DIY PR – How To Get Your Film Reviewed and Written About.

Democratising The Filmmaking Process Volume 2.

Making a film is but merely one of the many battles involved in the great movie-making wars. If you have already reached this stage you are likely acutely aware that...

September 12, 2018

Tartan Feature - Where Do We Go From Here? led director John McPhail on to make the fantastic Anna and the Apocalypse.  Proof that Micro-Budget Features can be an alternative stepping stone to the mainstream. And Orion releasing your film!

Last week saw the release of t...

September 12, 2018

We're delighted with the deserved recent success of Scottish actor Sorcha Groundsell.

Since she appeared in the new Netflix series, The Innocents she's had an amazing amount of press interest, culminating in appearing at No.35 out of all stars on

Here are a few...

September 12, 2018

In June 2016, just as Edinburgh International Film Festival had their final day we thought it would be fitting to show Scotland's filmmaking community and public there was an alternative industry - The DIY Filmmaking Industry.

We decided to put on a special event which...

September 12, 2018

From The Archives...April 2016

As we are all aware, Scotland's film-making contributions and film industry are usually discussed in the press in fairly lacklustre terms. And usually with a high dose of negativity, anger and despondence. This post is not intended to star...

September 12, 2018

"They mostly come out at night, mostly"

Hey hey tartan feature folk

John here, so the other night I went to see "Aliens: The Directors cut" in the IMAX. 

First off I love this movie, it's my 2nd favorite movie of all time (the first is ghostbusters) I'm not lying wh...

September 12, 2018

Hey Sports fans!

John here, lets talk "Hail Caesar". So the Cohen brothers newest film had its UK Premiere at Glasgow film festival, which is pretty awesome if you are Glasgow film festival and being the opening film kicked it all off with some glitz and glamour. Talk...

September 12, 2018

John McPhail / Where Do We Go From Here at GFF

Hey hey y'all,

John here so lets chat "High-rise" 

So on thursday night i spoiled my First A/D by taking him to see the Scottish premiere of Ben Wheatley's "High Rise" (i know I'm too kind). First off, I'm going to say I'...

September 8, 2018

Democratising The Filmmaking Process 4 : DIY Distribution : Creating a workable DIY Distribution Network.

This is Cinema Freedom.

How to Start your own Revolution.

This is Richard Scott and Richard's own revolution is going to help us - and you - create an entirely indepe...

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