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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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Progress update on Screen Unit - May 2018

As a mark of further progress with Scotland’s new Screen Unit, we launch the refreshed Production Growth Fund with an increased budget of £2million, supported by the Scottish Government and the National Lottery.

Published: 04 May 2018

Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award launches for 2018

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2018 is now open for entries, with artists, labels and music fans now able to submit eligible albums to The SAY Award website to be considered for this year’s award.

Published: 01 May 2018

£1.2m support for cultural activity across Scotland

£1.2million of Creative Scotland Open Project Funding was awarded to 44 recipients in March 2018, including artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 30 Apr 2018

Scotland at Classical:NEXT 2018

Over 1200 music industry professionals will gather in Rotterdam next month from 16-19th May 2018 for Classical:NEXT, the world’s biggest contemporary classical showcase and expo.

Published: 25 Apr 2018

£250k awarded to creative and cultural activities for young people through CashBack for Creativity

Over a quarter of a million pounds will fund creative projects across the country to support the Scottish Governments aim to tackle inequalities experienced by Scotland’s young people, in the Year of Young People 2018.

Published: 25 Apr 2018

The Eyes of Orson Welles to get world premiere in Cannes

The Eyes of Orson Welles, a new documentary by Mark Cousins revealing a fresh insight into the life and art of Orson Welles, will have its world premiere in official selection at the 71th Cannes Film Festival (May 8-19).

Published: 23 Apr 2018

PRS Foundation partners with Creative Scotland for Momentum Music Fund

PRS Foundation has today announced a new partnership with Creative Scotland to support its Momentum Music Fund.

Published: 19 Apr 2018

Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2018

Creative Scotland will support nine top Scottish acts to perform at two Showcasing Scotland concerts at The Great Escape 2018 - one of the most important platforms for new music in the world attracting over 3,500 key industry figures on the look-out for new talent.

Published: 19 Apr 2018

Cathy Wilkes to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale Di Venezia

The British Council is delighted to announce that Cathy Wilkes has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 09 Apr 2018

Open Call for Scotland + Venice 2019 curators

The Scotland + Venice partners are beginning preparations for participation in the 58th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, in 2019.

Published: 06 Apr 2018