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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

Tell It To The Bees starts shooting as cast revealed

Motion Picture Capital, BFI and Creative Scotland announce the start of shoot for Tell It To The Bees, a new film adapted from the critically-acclaimed novel by Fiona Shaw and now filming on location in Scotland.

Published: 10 Aug 2017

Zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse to get World Premiere at Fantastic Fest

Scotland’s coming-of-age zombie musical, Anna and the Apocalypse, will have its World Premiere In Competition at Fantastic Fest, the U.S.’ largest genre film festival held in Austin, TX from September 21 – 28, 2017. The production is Blazing Griffin Pictures' first feature length film.

Published: 09 Aug 2017

Sell-out Showcase for Scotland at International Celtic Music Festival

International music fans have snapped up all tickets for a concert showcasing Hebridean music and culture at Europe’s biggest Celtic festival, as Scotland presents 220 of its finest Traditional, Gaelic and Celtic artists at Festival Interceltique de Lorient in France.

Published: 04 Aug 2017

£800,000 National Lottery support for cultural activity awarded in June 2017

Over £800,000 National Lottery funding was awarded through the Open Project Fund in June 2017, supporting 36 recipients across Scotland.

Published: 28 Jul 2017

Interim Chair appointed to the Creative Scotland Board

Creative Scotland announces today the appointment of Ben Thomson as Interim Chair. This follows the sad news of the death of Richard Findlay CBE, who served as Creative Scotland Chair from January 2015 until June 2017.

Published: 26 Jul 2017

Working Group to improve equality in Scotland's Screen Sector

A new Working Group will meet later this week to look at how equalities, diversity and inclusion can be improved across Scotland's Screen Sector.

Published: 21 Jul 2017

A tribute to Richard Findlay CBE

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Richard Findlay, Creative Scotland’s Chair from 2015-17, who has died at home in Edinburgh on 8 July after a short illness.

Published: 20 Jul 2017

A focus on business development for Scotland's screen sector

FOCUS is a two-year pilot project that will provide expert sector-specific business support to screen production companies working in Scotland to encourage them to grow and expand.

Published: 19 Jul 2017

Nurturing Talent: Creative stars across Scotland awarded funding

36 talented young people from across Scotland have received Nurturing Talent Funding for new projects to help develop their creative talents.

Published: 18 Jul 2017