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Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to media.office@creativescotland.com.  

Journalists and PR representatives can also access Creative Scotland's News Releases, Photos, Video, Audio and Supplementary Materials by contacting a member of the Press & Media team.

Media Contacts

Wendy Grannon
Media & PR Manager
T:  +44 (0)131 523 0016
M:  +44 (0)7916 137 632

Sophie Bambrough
Media & PR Officer
T: +44 (0)131 523 0015
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Assistant
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Scottish film and TV companies selected for specialist development support

Film City Futures, in partnership with Scottish Documentary Institute, has announced details of the first cohort of screen sector companies to participate in the newly-established screen sector business development initiative, FOCUS. 

Published: 13 Nov 2017

Library Film Education project shortlisted for national awards

The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) has been shortlisted in the Film Society of the Year Awards for its innovative Film Education in Libraries project.

Published: 08 Nov 2017

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards shortlist unveiled

Heralded as the most prestigious award ceremony in the traditional music calendar, the shortlisted nominations for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2017 have been announced.

Published: 07 Nov 2017

£750,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£750,000 funding through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund has been awarded to 33 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries. Over £700,000 of these awards are supported through National Lottery funding.

Published: 31 Oct 2017

Outlander developing next generation of skilled screen talent

A team of twenty Scottish-based trainees have been selected for an intensive skills development training programme on Season 4 of the award-winning TV production, Outlander, fifteen of which will be taking their first step into the Film and TV industry.

Published: 27 Oct 2017

Muriel Spark 100: centenary celebrations announced

The first details are announced for Muriel Spark 100 - a year-long, nationwide programme of literary and cultural events and activities marking the centenary of one of Scotland’s finest and most internationally respected writers, Dame Muriel Spark.

Published: 25 Oct 2017

Celtic Connections festival launches 25th programme

The Celtic Connections festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2018. In true Celtic Connections style, the festival will feature an ambitious and eclectic line-up of musicians from all corners of the world who have been invited to take to the Glasgow stage early next year.

Published: 24 Oct 2017

Glasgow International announces 2018 programme

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art is pleased to announce details of the programme for its eighth edition, opening on 20 April 2018. Under the new direction of Richard Parry, who joins the festival after serving as Curator-Director of the Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool, the 2018 programme comprises new (...)

Published: 16 Oct 2017

2017 Saltire Literary Awards shortlist unveiled

The shortlists for the seven awards that make up the 2017 Saltire Literary Awards, widely regarded as Scotland’s most prestigious book awards, have been announced.

Published: 13 Oct 2017

Update on Regular Funding - October 2017

A further short update, following on from our most recent communication on Regular Funding 2018-21, which we published in August.

Published: 11 Oct 2017