Our website uses cookies. See our cookies page for information about them and how you can remove or block them. Click here to opt in to our cookies

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

Looking for an older release?Try searching the archive.

Crowdfunding mentoring and match-funding programme launched

In partnership with Paved With Gold, we launch a pilot mentoring and match-funding scheme for those looking to embark on a crowdfunding campaign; open to individuals, groups and creative businesses.

Published: 22 May 2018

Edinburgh Art Festival announces 2018 Commissions Programme

Edinburgh Art Festival today announces details of the 2018 Commissions Programme, which each year supports Scottish and international artists to develop ambitious new projects as part of the Festival.

Published: 21 May 2018

Applications fir new Scots Scriever noo open

Follaein oan fae the success o the first ivver Scots Scriever residency at the National Library o Scotland, applications ir wance ageen open fir a twa-year residency.

Published: 17 May 2018

Young Films Foundation announces first Skye residency programme

The Young Films Foundation, sister organisation to Scotland’s leading independent film development and production company Young Films, is pleased to announce its first Skye residency programme from Saturday 19th to Friday 25th May.

Published: 16 May 2018

Scotland celebrated at 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival

In its 72nd year, Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled a rich selection of Scottish films, filmmakers, acting talent and films shot in Scotland as part of its 2018 Festival programme.

Published: 15 May 2018

One month until PROCESSIONS celebrates 100 years of women voting

Female MSPs gathered today wearing scarves in the colours of the suffragettes Green, White and Violet to mark ‘one month to go’ until PROCESSIONS - a UK-wide, mass participatory artwork celebrating 100 years since the first British women got the vote.

Published: 10 May 2018

Publishing trade mission 'connects Scottish literature to the world'

The fourth International Fellowship Programme from Publishing Scotland facilitates international exchange and comprises nine invited Fellows from Germany, France, Italy, Finland, US, and includes - for the first time - a delegate from South Korea.

Published: 10 May 2018

Scottish success at Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe won the coveted Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Young Artists and composer James Dillon took home the Chamber-Scale Composition prize last night at the prestigious Award ceremony in London.

Published: 10 May 2018

Nominations announced for Scottish Jazz Awards 2018

Glasgow Jazz Festival have announced nominations for the 6th Scottish Jazz Awards. The prestigious ceremony, in association with Hands Up For Trad, will take place at St Luke’s in Glasgow on Sunday 3 June.

Published: 10 May 2018

£120k support to nurture traditional music and dance talent

Eight organisations from across Scotland have received funding awards from The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Youth Talent Development Fund, administered by Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 May 2018