June 22, 2019

We were delighted that Gillian Furnage from The Times came to our recent Beyond Year Zero event to watch Marilyn Edmond's film 'Connect'.  She's written a wonderful article about the film here - https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/debut-movie-sparks-a-conversation-...

June 22, 2019

Excitement doesn't really adequately cover our feelings regarding the release of our film - Tartan 14 - Far From the Apple Tree.

https://www.salvation-films.com/2019/01/24/cool-creepy-and-cultish-new-movie-far-from-the-apple-tree-coming-in-2019/

This is from their Websit...

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 8, 2018

Democratising the Filmmaking Process Volume 3 : DIY Distribution : How to Get Your Short or Feature into a Film Festival


 


 

This is our third DIY Distribution guide. Part 1 was how to make your movie available on Amazon Prime and Part 2 was how to get your movie review...

July 11, 2018

We're delighted that Graham Hughes's latest film – Death of a Vlogger - will join Year Zero Filmmaking as Tartan Features #18.

Graham has a very long history with Tartan Features, going way back to 2014 when Write-Shoot-Cut presented a revolutionary series of Scott...

May 31, 2018

Red has a reputation for having a difficult, tricky or expensive workflow

This post will show one of the many ways to simplify it.

It's based around cheap and accessible tools so everyone should be able to make use of it.

For this example I'm using a 2012 Macbook Pr...

May 31, 2018

Everyone can back-up data. It's simple and you do it most days when copying photo's from your camera or phone to your computer (or online).

Backing up footage from film shoots is not that different but a little more care should be taken.

So here is a guide on how to...

May 14, 2018

Yesterday, I identified three problems I see currently facing Scotland's film industry. Today, I want to focus on the first of those problems - funding for emerging talent, and the promotion and nurturing of that talent. 

RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN 

My personal...

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