Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to media.office@creativescotland.com.

Journalists and PR representatives can also access Creative Scotland's News Releases, Photos, Video, Audio and Supplementary Materials by contacting a member of the Press & Media team. You can view and download Creative Scotland logos on our Logos page.

If you're a funding recipient, find out more about ways we can support you in promoting your activity in our Promotion Guide.

Media Contacts

Wendy Grannon
Media & PR Manager
T:  +44 (0)131 523 0016
M: +44 (0)7916 137 632

Sophie Bambrough
Media & PR Officer
T: +44 (0)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402 064

Olivia Carr
Media Relations & PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7970 962 322

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Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland distributing funding provided by the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Further information at creativescotland.com. Follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Learn more about the value of art and creativity in Scotland and join in at www.ourcreativevoice.scot

Screen Scotland is the national body that drives development of all aspects of Scotland’s film and TV industry, through funding and strategic support. Screen Scotland is part of Creative Scotland and delivers these services and support with funding from Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Find out more at screen.scot and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Creative Scotland appoints two senior roles

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is pleased to announce the appointments of Anne Langley as Executive Director of Operations and Dana MacLeod as Executive Director of Arts, Communities, and Inclusion.

Published: 23 May 2022

Youth Music Initiative celebrates 20 years and incredible achievements from the past 2 decades

Launched in 2003 with the aim to break down barriers to encourage children’s talents flourish, Youth Music Initiative (YMI) funding has given children and young people across Scotland access to free music education, growing yearly participation to over 270,000 during a span of 20 years.

Published: 19 May 2022

New international multi-venue event dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to Glasgow Summer 2022

New international multi-venue event Pitch Scotland dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to the heart of Glasgow's creative East End in August 2022.

Published: 18 May 2022

£54million in Emergency Funding distributed in early 2022

We delivered more than 6,200 awards to cultural and creative organisations and freelancers across Scotland who received a total of £54 million in emergency COVID-19 funds from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, in the first few months of 2022.

Published: 10 May 2022

Magnetic, a new Franco-UK network of artists’ residencies

Magnetic is a new network of 8 artists' residencies in France and in the United Kingdom created under the umbrella of Fluxus Arts Projects.

Published: 09 May 2022

Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund recipients announcement

Creative Scotland and Engage Scotland are delighted to announce the first ten recipients of the Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary awards.  

Published: 29 Apr 2022

Mark Cousins pulls focus with ambitious new artwork

117 creative projects receive total of £2.7 million in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund

Published: 27 Apr 2022

Panel members required for the Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

Creative Scotland is seeking individuals to join the decision-making panel for the next round of the Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 25 Apr 2022

Debut Lab to support Scottish authors

Scottish Book Trust have unveiled a new initiative to support writers based in Scotland whose debut, full-length work in poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction was published after December 2019 and impacted by the pandemic.

Published: 25 Apr 2022

Creative Scotland announces new Climate Emergency commitments

The Plan sets out an ambitious range of actions that Creative Scotland will take to achieve net zero in its operations by 2030 and to help address the climate emergency that we all face. The Plan was developed in collaboration with a project team led by Creative Carbon Scotland and (...)

Published: 21 Apr 2022