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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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POST-PANDEMIC-LANDSCAPE-OF-SCOTTISH-LITERARY-FESTIVALS.pdf

Download the report in PDF format

16 March 2021

Creative-Scotland-CTEEA-update-February-2021.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

5 March 2021

Approved-Board-Minutes-26-November.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 26 November 2020 in PDF format.

4 March 2021

2021

View and download Creative Scotland board minutes from 2021.

3 March 2021

Approved-Board-note-14-January-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 14 January 2021 in PDF format.

3 March 2021

Exploring the post-pandemic landscape of Scottish Literary Festivals

This engaging and comprehensive report from freelance Programmer and Interviewer, Lee Randall, captures the significant shift to digital bookish activity in Scotland and further afield as 2020’s lockdown of Festival season stretched on.

3 March 2021

Face to Face Expressive Arts During COVID-19

Eight case studies profiling face to face work with children and young people in schools and communities. The report was commissioned by the Arts in Education Recovery Group.

3 March 2021

February 2021

This first edition of 2021 features a summary of findings from our recent COVID-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey, research on the Economic Value of Culture and a report on artist working conditions, and the latest research from the Screen sector.

1 March 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-final.pdf

Download the Summary Report in PDF format

25 February 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-narrative.pdf

Download the Summary narrative in PDF format

25 February 2021