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The début feature film from Marilyn Edmond

Connect follows the journey of Brian, played by Kevin Guthrie (Fantastic Beasts, Dunkirk), as he attempts to take his own life.

After being saved by a stranger, Jeff, played by Stephen McCole (Rushmore, Outlaw King) Brian reconnects with his friends and family while battling his dark secret


February 15, 2020


DoP Laura Dinnett discusses her career with Simon Vickery.

The Q+A was from last years 'Beyond Year Zero' Tartan Features Revue / Glasgow Fringe Film festival which screened the successful independent feature Connect

Simon asks Laura about how she shot Connect, her background as a Camera Assistant on large feature films and how she balances both aspects of the industry (independent and traditional) to...

September 27, 2019

Coming to a cinema near you...

CONNECT will be released in selected cinemas from 25th October, which will mark the start of a UK wide Q&A tour. 

For your chance to see CONNECT please check out our website for tickets to your nearest screening. 


25th-27th Oct - GFT, Glasgow (Q&A 25th Oct)

28th Oct - Oban Phoenix Cinema, Oban

29th Oct - Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

30th Oct - The Birks Cinem...

June 22, 2019

Elaine Livingstone spoke to Connect director Marilyn Edmond for this article in Glasgow Live - https://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/glasgow-news/glasgow-lives-marilyn-37-queens-16026818. Below is the text.

As a film director, Marilyn has been involved in films like Sunshine on Leith, The Legend of Barney Thomson and Under the Skin. Today she explains why she loves her job and how mental health has played a big part in inspiring h...

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-about-mens-mental-health-bwbpt6d2x

Below is a short extract and a cutting of the original article.

"It might not sound like the cheeriest of subjects. Connect, the...

June 22, 2019

Outlander extra's death inspires film highlighting suicide epidemic among young men.

Film director writes screenplay about depression in young males after tragedy of pal Liam O'Brien, 24, who she had met on the set of the hit series.

The Daily Record ran this story on the inspiration for Marilyn Edmond's Connect.  Original here by Heather Greenaway:


June 22, 2019

"Kevin Guthrie on his journey from Hollywood to an indie film"

The full article can be found on The National Website here - https://www.thenational.scot/news/17383417.kevin-guthrie-on-his-journey-from-hollywood-to-an-indie-film/.Or the words copied below.  Words by Nan Sport.

HAVING landed a key part in a multi-million pound franchise, not many actors would consider starring in an indie film made on a shoestring budget in North...

June 22, 2019

Andrew Robertson has written a review for our film ' Tartan 19 - Connect'. 

You can read the review on the original site here - https://www.eyeforfilm.co.uk/review/connect-2018-film-review-by-andrew-robertson or the text below.  (c) Andrew Robertson

ike many men, I wear a watch, but like all Scottish men it's accompanied by a metaphorical one. This imaginary shackle on my wrist tracks two things which swing in proportion with ag...

January 24, 2019

Delighted that Marilyn Edmond's fantastic Tartan Feature 'Connect' is to screen at our third favourite Scottish film festival,

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 experience is as a crew member, working on fairly big productions. How did you get into this?

ME: I originally studied Business Studies at university and ended up...

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