Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to

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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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 and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund now open for applications

Travel bursary fund for freelancers working in the visual arts in Scotland launched to honour Stephen Palmer, Visual Arts Officer at Creative Scotland.

Published: 31 Jan 2022

Independent Venue Week 2022 announces full schedule

Independent Venue Week 2022 announced its full schedule for its ninth consecutive edition, which returns in person and will take place from Monday 31 January to Sunday 6 February.

Published: 31 Jan 2022

Innovations in international cultural exchange and collaboration

New funding for innovative models of international cultural exchange and collaboration has been awarded to 38 projects. The projects bring together 82 UK and 48 international partners based in over 24 different countries, from Mexico to Kenya, Barbados to Australia and throughout Europe and USA.

Published: 27 Jan 2022

Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations: now open

Further to our announcement last week regarding the Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations, we can confirm that the Fund is now open for applications.

Published: 26 Jan 2022

Young People across Scotland get musical thanks to Scottish Government YMI Funding

Young people across Scotland are set to access a wide range of music making activities and opportunities thanks to £1.2m funding to 44 community projects across the country.

Published: 24 Jan 2022

Over £1.1million National Lottery funds supports creativity across Scotland

The beneficial impact of creativity on our sense of wellbeing is at the heart of a number of projects receiving a total of £1.1million backing from The National Lottery in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 24 Jan 2022

Scottish Book Trust announces recipients of New Writers Awards 2022

Scottish Book Trust has announced the 10 recipients of the New Writers Awards 2022, which provide a selection of talented writers who have not yet published a full-length book or collection with professional guidance to help them move towards publication, as well as financial support.

Published: 24 Jan 2022

Cancellation Fund for Creative Freelancers

This is advance notice that the Cancellation Fund for Creative Freelancers will close to applications at 5pm on Monday 23 January.

Published: 21 Jan 2022

Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations

Further to our announcement last week regarding the Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations, we can confirm that guidance for organisations seeking to apply to the fund has now been published.

Published: 19 Jan 2022

Creative Scotland Crowdmatch competition launched to award £80,000 to 20 creative projects

Following the success of the initiative in both 2020 and 2021, Creative Scotland and Crowdfunder have once again teamed up to launch the Creative Scotland Crowdmatch competition to award £80,000 in funding to 20 creative projects across the country.

Published: 17 Jan 2022