Filming in Scotland
Sunshine on Leith (Photo Credit: Francis Lopez)
Looking for a location? Our Locations service offers you a fast, free and confidential way to facilitate your shoot in Scotland, from feature film to stills shoots. We work closely with city and regional film offices, local councils, heritage bodies, businesses and service providers to ensure a trouble-free filming environment across the entire country.
Scotland boasts a fantastic array of natural landscapes, six thousand miles of coastline, an impressive selection of period castles and mansions, unspoilt villages, and contemporary city buildings. As a bonus, we have the longest daylight hours in the UK with up to 18 hours of light in the summer months. You’ll also find talented professionals here both in front of and behind the camera, and a wide selection of facilities and post-production companies.
The Railway Man used various locations around Scotland: including Glenfinnan Viaduct, Berwick upon Tweed, North Berwick, Holy Isle, Cockenzie, St Monans, Edinburgh, North Queensferry, Bo’ness, Perth.
Filmed in Scotland in 2013:
Outlander (Sony Pictures Television)
Let Us Prey (Makar)
What We Did On Our Holiday (Origin Pictures)
Kick (Nadiadwala Grandson Films)
Katie Morag (BBC)
River City (BBC)
MI High (CBBC)
Waterloo Road (Shed)
Sunshine on Leith (Black Camel / DNA)
47 Ronin (H2F Entertainment)
Filmed in Scotland in 2012:
Outpost III: Rise of the Spetsnaz (Black Camel)
God Help The Girl (Ecosse/ Singer)
Skyfall (James Bond) (MGM)
Filth (Steel Mill Pictures)
The Fast and the Furious VI (Fast Productions)
New Tricks (BBC TV)
Football’s Next Star (Tyrone Productions)
Waterloo Road (Shed)
Burnistoun Series 3 (Comedy Unit)
Limmy's Show Series 3 (Comedy Unit)
Gary: Tank Commander Series 3 (Comedy Unit)
Not Another Happy Ending (Synchronicity Films)
The Railway Man
The Late Late Show (CBS)
* Supported by Creative Scotland with Lottery funding.
Contact & Documentation
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on +44 141 302 1724 for more information, contacts and images.
For more details of crew and facilities available in Scotland see www.filmbang.com
The following documents provide details of available resource for filming in Scotland:
All productions shooting in Scotland are asked to fill in a spend form. This helps us to continue to provide our free service to anyone wishing to shoot here.
What’s it like to film in Scotland? Let's hear it from some people who know...
“Scotland delivered the perfect mix of ancient and modern. Its breathtaking scenery was easy to find and easy to shoot. All-weather crews, modern facilities, epic locations and world class cities to return to in the evening. Why would I shoot anywhere else?"
Kevin Macdonald, Director Toledo Productions - The Eagle
This touching WWII true story was shot in North Berwick, Holy Isle, Cockenzie, St Monans, Edinburgh, North Queensferry, Bo’ness and Perth.
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