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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.

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)131 523 0015
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Assistant
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Scotland celebrated at 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival

In its 72nd year, Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled a rich selection of Scottish films, filmmakers, acting talent and films shot in Scotland as part of its 2018 Festival programme.

Published: 15 May 2018

One month until PROCESSIONS celebrates 100 years of women voting

Female MSPs gathered today wearing scarves in the colours of the suffragettes Green, White and Violet to mark ‘one month to go’ until PROCESSIONS - a UK-wide, mass participatory artwork celebrating 100 years since the first British women got the vote.

Published: 10 May 2018

Publishing trade mission 'connects Scottish literature to the world'

The fourth International Fellowship Programme from Publishing Scotland facilitates international exchange and comprises nine invited Fellows from Germany, France, Italy, Finland, US, and includes - for the first time - a delegate from South Korea.

Published: 10 May 2018

Scottish success at Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe won the coveted Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Young Artists and composer James Dillon took home the Chamber-Scale Composition prize last night at the prestigious Award ceremony in London.

Published: 10 May 2018

Nominations announced for Scottish Jazz Awards 2018

Glasgow Jazz Festival have announced nominations for the 6th Scottish Jazz Awards. The prestigious ceremony, in association with Hands Up For Trad, will take place at St Luke’s in Glasgow on Sunday 3 June.

Published: 10 May 2018

£120k support to nurture traditional music and dance talent

Eight organisations from across Scotland have received funding awards from The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Youth Talent Development Fund, administered by Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 May 2018

Progress update on Screen Unit - May 2018

As a mark of further progress with Scotland’s new Screen Unit, we launch the refreshed Production Growth Fund with an increased budget of £2million, supported by the Scottish Government and the National Lottery.

Published: 04 May 2018

Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award launches for 2018

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2018 is now open for entries, with artists, labels and music fans now able to submit eligible albums to The SAY Award website to be considered for this year’s award.

Published: 01 May 2018

£1.2m support for cultural activity across Scotland

£1.2million of Creative Scotland Open Project Funding was awarded to 44 recipients in March 2018, including artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 30 Apr 2018

Scotland at Classical:NEXT 2018

Over 1200 music industry professionals will gather in Rotterdam next month from 16-19th May 2018 for Classical:NEXT, the world’s biggest contemporary classical showcase and expo.

Published: 25 Apr 2018