Press Releases

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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.   

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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

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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. 


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.


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.