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£700,000 National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

£700,000 National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund has been awarded to 34 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, a breakdancing crew, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 30 Aug 2017

Six films commissioned for Scottish Shorts programme

Scottish Film Talent Network (SFTN) is delighted to announce the six short films commissioned for the New Talent Scottish Shorts 2017 programme.

Published: 30 Aug 2017

£696k National Lottery boost for communities through Awards for All

A total of £696,165 has been awarded to 92 arts, sports and community projects by Awards for All Scotland, with funds raised by the National Lottery.

Published: 29 Aug 2017

Prestigious film and TV school to open in Scotland

Plans are announced for the prestigious National Film and Television School to set up a base in Scotland and support new bursaries, in partnership with the Scottish Government and BBC.

Published: 25 Aug 2017

Update on Regular Funding - August 2017

Following our last communication in May 2017 on the Regular Funding Programme for 2018-21, we provide a further update on next steps.

Published: 22 Aug 2017

SQIFF set to return to Glasgow and beyond

The full programme for the 2017 Scottish Queer International Film Festival has been announced, with 40 events at venues across Glasgow from Wednesday 27 September to Sunday 1 October and pre-festival screenings across Scotland.

Published: 18 Aug 2017

Scottish EDGE launches Creative EDGE Award

Scottish EDGE, Scotland’s leading competition to identify and support the nation’s most promising entrepreneurial talent, is launching a special award today – the Creative EDGE Award – in partnership with Creative Scotland and the Cultural Enterprise Office to encourage applications from the creative sector.

Published: 17 Aug 2017

New National Youth Arts Advisory Group announced

The members of the new National Youth Arts Advisory Group, who will be helping to shape the future of culture and arts in Scotland, have been announced. The group of 35 passionate volunteers, aged 14-23, were unveiled during their first meeting with the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External (...)

Published: 16 Aug 2017

Understanding Diversity in the Arts: Survey findings published

Findings from a wide-ranging survey looking at diversity in the arts are published today, building a clearer picture about who is working in the arts and what the perceived barriers are to entering, progressing and developing in the arts professionally.

Published: 15 Aug 2017

Naomi Shoba to join Glasgow Life as Senior Arts & Music Manager: Diversity

Naomi Shoba has been appointed Senior Arts & Music Manager: Diversity at Glasgow Life. In this new role, which is supported by Creative Scotland, Naomi will work with the in-house team, and the independent art sector across art forms, to maximise ethnic diversity within activity carried out by Glasgow Arts, (...)

Published: 14 Aug 2017