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Scottish film industry is in permanent crisis

ROBIN MACPHERSON STRUCTURAL changes are needed to allow Scotland’s creative sector to fulfil its potential, writes Robin MacPherson. In recent months the words “Scottish film” and “crisis” have been seen and heard together increasingly frequently, especially in evidence to the Scottish Parliament economy, energy and tourism committee’s inquiry into “how Scotland can grow sustainable TV, […]

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Scottish film industry ‘left to wither’ and lags behind neighbours, Holyrood finds

Institutional neglect, lack of facilities and a talent drain have led to a situation where ‘it’s that bad, even films with a Scottish story can’t come here’ It’s a country with plenty to offer a film production: breathtaking scenery, versatile urban locations and a wealth of technical and creative talent. But while Scotland has lately enjoyed an […]

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