Press Releases


A Film Festival for Edinburgh: Update

Since the closure of the Centre for the Moving Image (CMI), incorporating the Edinburgh Filmhouse, the Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen and the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Screen Scotland has been in discussions with the Administrators and other partners to explore options for cultural cinema programme activity in both Edinburgh and Aberdeen, as well as the possibility of a 2023 edition of Edinburgh’s film festival.


Cheryl Conway appointed to Head of Screen Commission at Screen Scotland

Screen Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Cheryl Conway as Head of Screen Commission. Taking up her post in January 2023, Cheryl’s role is central to Screen Scotland’s ambition to grow its inward investment sector through the attraction of large-scale productions to Scotland.   

Screen Scotland Executive Director Isabel Davis Culture Secretary Angus Robertson, BE United CEO Emma Picken-3

Scotland’s screen sector sustains over 10,000 jobs & delivers £567.6million to Scottish economy

New report, commissioned by Screen Scotland, gives first clear picture of the economic value of screen sector across Scotland

Screen Scotland predicts significant further growth across the next decade