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'Magical’ Community Cinemas Get Set To Roll Into Action

A travelling yurt cinema group and mobile cinema equipment for 11 Hebridean islands are among the 24 projects from the Orkney Isles to Galashiels, to have received support from The National Lottery through Screen Scotland’s Cinema Equipment Fund towards the purchase of new equipment to host accessible community cinema across Scotland.   

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Support for Film Festivals to Take Their Programmes Digital

Screen Scotland has today announced changes to its Film Festivals Fund, which now enables film festivals across Scotland to develop and deliver festival screenings and activity which is in part or wholly digital, in response to COVID-19. 

Keiran Hannigan, Dani Carlaw and Steven Little

Screen Scotland appoints film and TV professionals to head up scripted, unscripted and production teams

Today, Screen Scotland has announced the appointment of respected film and television makers to three new strategic roles. 

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Scottish talent recognised in BAFTA Television nominations

Glasgow-based STV Productions, actor Ncuti Gatwa, comedian Frankie Boyle and casting agent Des Hamilton are among the Scottish nominees at this year’s BAFTA Television and BAFTA Television Craft Awards.


Film shot in The Uists part of Cannes Official Selection 2020

Scottish film LIMBO has been included in the Cannes Official Selection 2020.


Screen Scotland welcomes new industry guidelines for resuming safe film and high-end TV drama production

Today, Screen Scotland welcomes the publication of new guidance designed to help restart Film and High-end TV production and support economic recovery

Gillian Berrie and Allison Gardner

New partnership to nurture Scotland's new and emerging film talent

Today, Tuesday 12 May 2020, Screen Scotland and the BFI have announced Film City Futures and Glasgow Film as the Scottish Partner of BFI NETWORK– the UK-wide programme for new and emerging film talent for 2020-22.

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Screen Scotland bolsters strategic team

Today, Tuesday 21 April 2020, Screen Scotland has announced the appointment of two new roles to support Scotland’s film and TV sector.  

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Covid-19: New ring-fenced film and TV development support for Scottish indies

Today, Wednesday 8 April, 2020, Screen Scotland has announced that Scotland’s independent film and TV production companies will be able to apply for newly ring-fenced development support of between £3,000-£50,000 to develop creative and ambitious projects over the next 3-6 months to enable planning towards production when Government guidance allows. 


Covid-19 focused support for Scotland's screen sector

In response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak Screen Scotland announced today, Friday 27 March 2020, new funding to support Scotland’s screen sector.

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Green light for Scottish film and TV studio

In a significant development for Scotland’s Screen sector, Screen Scotland today announced that First Stage Studios Ltd, led by Oscar-nominated and BAFTA winning film and television producer Bob Last and actor and director Jason Connery, has been appointed to run a large-scale film and TV studio space in Edinburgh’s Port of Leith.

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Award-winning British Film and High-End TV production give Scottish trainees their start in the industry

Trainees in the film and TV industry in Scotland have told of how they had the opportunity to learn from leading film and TV industry professionals on set of Golden Globe Award-winning World War I drama, 1917, and Channel 4’s crime thriller drama, Deadwater Fell, produced by Kudos (part of EndemolShine UK), while both shot on location in Scotland.