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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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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

Moving Docs focuses on the best of international documentary making

Moving Docs aims to increase the distribution of international documentaries across Europe. It works by organising regular and simultaneous screenings of the best European and international documentary films to audiences across the continent.

30 March 2016

Silent cinema for all at HippFest

Next week, Bo'ness will roll out the red carpet for this year's HippFest, Scotland's only festival dedicated to silent cinema, offering world-class music, glamour and rarely-seen silent era films.

10 March 2016

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2018/19

Creative Scotland's Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the financial year ending 31 March 2019.

11 November 2019

CS-Accounts-1819-Print-Version.pdf

Download a copy of Creative Scotland's Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019.

11 November 2019

Annual-Audit-Report-for-CS-and-CSNLDF-2018-19.pdf

View and download in PDF format.

11 November 2019

CCS001_CCS1019353416-001_Scot-National-Lottery-Distribution-Fund-ARA-2018-19_PRINT.pdf

View and download Creative Scotland's National Lottery Distribution Fund Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 in PDF format.

11 November 2019

Creative Industries

8 November 2019

October 2019

In this issue of the Research Round Up, you'll find the Culture Strategy for Scotland analysis, UK - DCMS Economic Estimates, BFI Statistics and more.

18 October 2019

Trade Union Facility Time Publication

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 require public sector employers to publish information relating to facility time taken by union representatives. The following disclosures relate to Creative Scotland for the year to 31 March 2019.

9 October 2019

Signed-and-approved-Board-minutes-080719.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 8 July 2019 in PDF format.

9 October 2019