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Screen Fringe delegate programme connects theatre & comedy talent with film & TV producers- Delegate registration now open and recruitment live

Registration is now open for Screen Fringe, the international delegate programme set up by Screen Scotland with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, to discover, spotlight and connect theatre and comedy talent with film and TV makers from Scotland, the UK and beyond. 

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Rebuilding and Revitalising Independent Cinema in Scotland- New Funding for Cinemas Across the Country

From Annan’s Lonsdale Cinema to Mareel in Shetland, 29 independent cinemas and two touring cinema operators from across Scotland have received new funding support from the Scottish Government through Screen Scotland. 

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Screen Scotland introduces new diversity requirements adopting the BFI Diversity Standards

New measures to encourage a more representative and inclusive Scottish film industry are being introduced from 1 April 2022, as Screen Scotland adopts the BFI Diversity Standards

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New £2.5million fund to support recovery of Scotland’s independent cinemas

The Recovery Fund for Independent Cinemas which opens for applications today, Wednesday 9 February, will help Scotland’s independent cinemas to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Screen Scotland and the BBC renew commitment to put Scotland’s television on world stage

Scotland’s production sector has received a £3m investment boost from Screen Scotland and the BBC.

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Scotland in drive to boost European co-productions

Scotland’s drive to boost international co-productions takes a step forward this week when Europe’s renowned film producer network, ACE Producers, meets in Edinburgh.

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Fair Work innovation for Caregivers

From today, Tuesday 2 November, proposals are being sought from creative businesses and organisations to improve working conditions for those working in the creative industries with caregiving responsibilities

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Sally Hawkins Searches For ‘The Lost King’ First Look Image

Pathé today released the first image from THE LOST KING, starring Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winning actress Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Blue Jasmine, Happy-Go-Lucky) in the lead role of Philippa Langley.

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Mark Cousins Documentary to have International Premiere at prestigious Telluride Film Festival

Feature-length documentary The Story of Looking from Scotland-based filmmaker Mark Cousins will have its North American premiere at Telluride Film Festival in Colorado 2-6 September 2021, it was revealed this afternoon.

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Global hit TV show Good Omens to shoot entire Second Series in Scotland

The second season of Amazon Original Series hit Good Omens (Series 2) is confirmed to shoot in locations across Scotland from this summer. 

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Mark Cousins to be celebrated with double billing at Cannes Film Festival

Multi award-winning Irish/Scottish filmmaker, Mark Cousins (The Eyes of Orson Welles, Stockholm, My Love) has been selected to premiere two new films at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, taking place from 6-17 July 2021. 

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The Big Screen Lights Up again at The Pavilion and Independent Cinemas Across Scotland

The Pavilion in Galashiels and Scotland’s local independent cinemas and operators across the country are re-opening their doors and welcoming cinema goers from today, Monday 17 May 2021 and over the coming weeks and months.