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Resources

This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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Alison Smith on Deaf and Disabled aesthetics in film

On Wednesday 5 December, CCA will host an event as part of the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF). This live discussion will focus on Deaf & Disabled Aesthetics in Film. We spoke to SQIFF's Access & Engagement Coordinator, Alison Smith, to find out more.

27 November 2018

In Motion: capturing the evolving world of screen dance

A new series of online films created by The Work Room and commissioned by The Space aims to showcase independent dance artists making work for screen in Scotland. We spoke to producer Katrina McPherson about this evolving artform.

25 April 2018

Break into film and TV drama with Hit The Ground Running

For 10 years, Hit The Ground Running has been providing training for people interested in working in film and television drama, with alumni going on to work on Outlander, Shetland, Penny Dreadful and others. We spoke to organiser Linda Fraser to hear more.

20 December 2017

We're rolling... new life for the Screen Machine

The Screen Machine is rolling again after undergoing a major refit of the vehicle, which has added a minimum of six more years to its operational life. We went along to the opening screening in Brodick, Arran to find out more.

6 June 2017

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

30 March 2017

Animation Sector Review

Published in March 2017 as the first comprehensive review of the Animation Sector in Scotland, this independent study was commissioned by Creative Scotland and carried out by BOP Consulting.

15 March 2017

Filmmakers and artists head to Hawick for Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival

Over 50 filmmakers and artists from around the world will land in Hawick in the Scottish Borders on 2 March for the seventh edition of the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, we find out from Creative Director Richard Ashrowan what to expect.

16 February 2017

Screen Sector Leadership Group

A Screen Sector Leadership Group (SSLG) was established in 2016 to facilitate engagement with the screen industry and to enable public bodies to understand and respond to its needs better. Creative Scotland administers the group.

13 February 2017

Grow Your Own Cinema

The Grow Your Own Cinema project aims to develop film exhibition skills within voluntary arts organisations around Scotland not currently working with film, to enable them to form new film clubs and community cinemas. We found out more from Project Officer Morvern Cunningham...

19 September 2016

Golf hits the big screen with Tommy's Honour

Golf is one of Scotland’s most popular exports. Now, thanks in part to Creative Scotland's Screen Funding programme, it’s the basis of a gripping family drama which has already begun to pick up awards well in advance of a general release.

30 March 2016

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Approved-Minutes-25-March-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 25 March 2021 in PDF format.

1 June 2021

Small-Grants-Logo-Guidelines.pdf

Download the logo guidelines in PDF format.

29 May 2021

Small Grants Scheme

Download the guidelines and logos for all projects supported by the Youth Arts Fund.

28 May 2021

Archive

16 April 2021

Annual Review 2019/20

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020, as the effects of the pandemic started to be felt by Scotland’s creative sectors.

13 April 2021

Annual-Review-2019_20.pdf

View and download the Annual Review of Performance 2019/20 in PDF format.

13 April 2021

International

Creative Scotland operates in a broader national and international context, working closely with our partners to provide leadership and advocacy for the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland. The fifth of our 10-year Ambitions is ensuring that Scotland is a distinctive creative nation connected to the world.

13 April 2021

Creativity Matters

Underpinning all our work is a strong commitment to the importance of creativity to the lives of the people of Scotland and this is supported through communications activity under the banner of #CreativityMatters.

13 April 2021

Access and Enjoyment

We are committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for people of all ages to experience and learn from the arts, screen and creative industries, wherever they are in Scotland. The second of our 10-year Ambitions is that everyone can access and enjoy artistic and creative experiences.

13 April 2021

Leadership and Workforce

We work to support the development of sustainable business models in the arts, screen and creative industries and to strengthen the talent and skills needed to develop sustainable careers through sectoral partnerships.

13 April 2021