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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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

Creative Scotland on Screen: Film Strategy 2014-17

The Film Strategy explains how we will work with the sector and public partners within the context of the ambitions set out in our 10-year plan. It is currently being reviewed and updated.

16 October 2014

Copyright User

Copyright User gives straightforward explanations of commonly asked copyright questions.

24 June 2014

Culture 2014 Programme Guide

An introduction to the events and exhibitions taking place across Scotland during Glasgow 2014.

17 June 2014

GMAC

GMAC Film supports film makers and helps them make great films. They have a special focus on new entrants to film in particular and take steps to outreach to those social groups that are under-represented in the film industry.

24 March 2014

Senscot

Senscot builds and services a network to help social entrepreneurs become more effective.

24 March 2014

Creative Arts Business Network

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

24 March 2014

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer a wide range of professional resources and support. All are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a sustainable business.

24 March 2014

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise identify and exploit opportunities for Scotland's economic growth by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating a world-class business environment.

24 March 2014

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Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide

Hosted on the Arts Infopoint website, the AIPUK Visa Guide is for international artists and cultural professionals planning to visit the UK for work purposes, as well as for UK-based organisations and venues planning to host international artists for work purposes.

25 May 2022

Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide

Visit the Arts Infopoint UK website to download the Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide, created to help you understand the visa options available when planning a creative visit to the UK for work purposes.

25 May 2022

Signposting: An introduction to making your digital work more BSL inclusive

Solar Bear has created a guide for artists and organisations to create digital work that is accessible to deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL).

24 May 2022

Part-2-Freelancer.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide - Easy Read part 2 in .pdf format

18 May 2022

Part-1-Freelancer.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide - Easy Read part 1 in .pdf format

18 May 2022

Equal-pay-statement-2021.pdf

Download the Equal Pay Statement 2021 in pdf format

6 May 2022

Gender-pay-gap-report-2021.pdf

Download the Gender Pay Gap report in pdf format

6 May 2022

Gender-pay-gap-report-2019.pdf

Download the Gender Pay Gap report in pdf format

6 May 2022

Approved-Minutes-Board-meeting-19-July-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 19 July 2021 in PDF format.

28 April 2022