Short Film #99 – Notes (2013) John McPhail 

Screening at Your First Film Festival – East End Film Festival

content-1_1024As I write this I am preparing to get on the 22:45 sleeper bus to London where I will be attending the East End Film Festival as someone who actually has a film screening at the festivities. It is a very strange feeling. When we were shooting Take It Back and Start All Over in December 2013 I had no idea where the journey would take us. If we were very lucky I thought that we might get into some small local festival or at the very least I would be able to host a screening in the Banshee here in Edinburgh but at no time did I even consider getting the film into a festival of the magnitude of East End. Read more of this post

INTERMISSION – Short Film Night – Edinburgh – July 3rd



Brought to you by our contributor Lauren Clarke and her team. Intermission is a short film night featuring intervals. The programme will showcase local and international shorts, and emerging animators from ECA.

Intermission is about the space in between films. In the era of everyone being connected virtually, Intermission intends to reach out to people wanting real, social encounters using film as the starting point.

Tickets Available via Eventbrite here.

Actor Interview #21 – Josh Hawkins

JHWith a re-release of the first feature Josh was a part of at the end of this year he has loads to look forward too. Check out he has to say about his experiences as an actor and writer.

Please tell us a bit about yourself and what you are currently working on?

I grew up on the boarder of South- East London, I spent most of my time chasing around a football and dreaming of more, amongst other mischievous things that boys get up to. I currently just finished writing my feature film which is set to go into production early next year. I’m also auditioning for various projects between New York and LA.

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Short Film #98 – Tango (1980) Zbigniew Rybszynski

Short Film Screening & Networking Night: Monday 18th May

Boat Matte Painting Balmoral Under WaterWrite Shoot Cut returns to the Filmhouse on Monday 18th May at 6.15pm with a fantastic line up of short films. We are absolutely delighted to offer up an eclectic mix of drama, documentary, surrealism, innovation and the funniest TV pilot since the League of Gentlemen.

Write Shoot Cut is presented by Screen Education Edinburgh in partnership with Filmhouse and is a platform dedicated to celebrating and showcasing short independent film from Scotland and beyond.

This month we have five short films either made by or featuring Scottish-based talent. Everything from surreal comedy to political documentary to post apocalyptic Edinburgh and intimate Glasgow.

Each film will be followed with a Q&A with the filmmakers involved, giving the audience the chance to enjoy what they see and gain an insight into the creative process. Read more of this post

Inspiration #3 – The Truth About Making Movies

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