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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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Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie to lead cast for BBC One’s The Cry

Jenna Coleman (Victoria, Doctor Who) and Ewen Leslie (Safe Harbour, Top of the Lake) star in The Cry, a four-part thrilling, psychological BBC One drama written by Jacquelin Perske, adapted from the novel by Helen FitzGerald.

Published: 08 Jan 2018

Opening Gala announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Glasgow Film Festival 2018 will open on 21 February with the UK premiere of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs.

Published: 03 Jan 2018

£700,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£700,000 of Creative Scotland Open Project Funding has been awarded to 33 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 21 Dec 2017

Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2018/19

Following the Scottish Government's draft budget announcement today, we are very pleased to say that Creative Scotland’s discretionary Grant in Aid budget for 2018/19 is £38.912m, a 21.2% increase on 2017/18.

Published: 14 Dec 2017

Playwrights' Studio Scotland to host 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, the national organisation for the development of playwrights, has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 13 Dec 2017

Creative Scotland's support for Screen

A comprehensive update on the measures taken in financial year 2016-17 to support the Screen Sector in Scotland.

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Screen Unit proposal published

Following approval from Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, the proposal for a Screen Unit within Creative Scotland, presenting a more collaborative inter-agency approach and clear leadership on public sector interventions and support for Scotland’s screen sector, is published today.

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Scotland's rising stars awarded creative talent funding

Young people from across Scotland have been awarded funding to help young Scots embrace their creativity through the Nurturing Talent Fund.

Published: 07 Dec 2017

Trad triumph in Paisley at 2017 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrated their 15th year in style tonight by bringing the biggest and best names in trad to a glitzy award ceremony in Paisley.

Published: 02 Dec 2017

Kapka Kassabova wins 2017 Saltire Book of the Year Award

Kassabova's book - Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe, looking at the borderlines that exist between countries, cultures and people - was announced as the Scottish Book of the Year at the Saltire Literary Awards 2017.

Published: 01 Dec 2017