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Braveheart screening marks battle date

Braveheart screening marks battle date | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
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There's an interesting piece in today's Scotsman, entitled "Why isn't Scotland making more popular films?" and bemoaning the poor condition of the Scottish film industry. At the end it contains the...
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General questions

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Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop told MSPs the government was holding talks with various public agencies about setting up a film studio in Scotland, during general question time on 23 May 2013.

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Director of Brave sees scope to make a sequel

The director of Oscar-winning Disney Pixar movie Brave, set in a mythical Scotland, has said that if the right story was found, the cast and characters of the animated movie could re-assemble for a sequel.

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Alex Salmond hails success of Oscar-winning Scottish animation Brave

Alex Salmond hails success of Oscar-winning Scottish animation Brave | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has hailed the success of Brave after the animated film set in Scotland scooped an Oscar.
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We Are Northern Lights

We Are Northern Lights | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Love this trailer for We Are Northern Lights! which will premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival (Feb 16) The film was created from footage submitted by the general public in Scotland over 3 months i...
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Brave director to mentor Scots

THE director of Brave, the Disney•Pixar movie set in Scotland, is to mentor students in Glasgow.

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Film nets Angels' Share of Baftas

Film nets Angels' Share of Baftas | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Feature film The Angels' Share, actor Gregor Fisher and BBC Scotland's investigations unit are all honoured at the Scottish Baftas.
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Mark Cousins on Argo, Iran and formulaic thinking

Mark Cousins on Argo, Iran and formulaic thinking | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Writing exclusively for Bella Caledonia Mark Cousins voices some of his concerns over the new Ben Affleck action thriller, Argo In the early 1990s, I started seeing films from Iran.  [...]...
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Review: Scotland locals take on big money in 'You've Been Trumped'

Review: Scotland locals take on big money in 'You've Been Trumped' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
"You've Been Trumped" sounds like a setup, a well-meaning contrivance with a preordained conclusion. It could have turned out that way, but the reality of this surprising — and surprisingly disturbing — documentary is much more eye-opening than that.
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Miranda Richardson and Bill Forsyth to appear at Shetland film festival - Entertainment - Scotsman.com

Miranda Richardson and Bill Forsyth to appear at Shetland film festival - Entertainment - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
MIRANDA Richardson, one of Britain’s leading actresses, and Bill Forsyth, the director of Local Hero, are to headline this year’s Screenplay Film Festival on Shetland.
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Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub

Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

An actor who stars with Tom Hanks in his latest film could be off to Hollywood – as pals in his local plan to turn a digital whip-round into a movie and send him to the première.

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Robin McAlpine: Lights, camera, action - Film - Scotsman.com

Robin McAlpine: Lights, camera, action - Film - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE most important first step towards making great films in Scotland is to make films – even if some of them are utter rubbish.
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New drive-in cinemas plan for Scotland

New drive-in cinemas plan for Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
FILM goers will be able to drive into the scenery under innovative plans for drive-in screenings at some of Scotland’s most dramatic movie backdrops.
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Four Scottish films premiere at Toronto festival

Four Scottish films premiere at Toronto festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish film will step into the international spotlight with four productions set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff).
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Top film producer warns lack of studio could cost Scotland

One of the UK's leading film producers has described the lack of a movie and television studio in Scotland as "a disgrace in the making" and has urged the Scottish Government to back a plan before jobs and income are lost.

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Film-makers attack cuts to Scottish film agency

Film-makers attack cuts to Scottish film agency | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Film-makers attack cuts to Scottish film agency Scotsman Other signatories of the letter include Suzanne Reid, Scottish production manager on One Day, which saw Anne Hathaway filming in Edinburgh, Miglet Crichton, location manager for The...
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Creative Scotland: £5000 film fund for filmmakers aged 16-25

Creative Scotland: £5000 film fund for filmmakers aged 16-25 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Creative Scotland: Opportunities – Jobs, commissions and events for the arts in Scotland and worldwide
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Submissions | Loch Ness Film Festival

Submissions | Loch Ness Film Festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

 We are looking for short film submissions from talented scottish filmmakers, deadline for short films under 15 minutes is not until May 24th, all details can be found at our website. - http://lochnessfilmfestival.co.uk/submissions/

 

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Glasgow Film Festival unveils biggest ever programme

Glasgow Film Festival unveils biggest ever programme | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
FROM heartwarming romance and blood-curdling horror, to iconic sci-fi heroes and Hollywood hard-men, it promises something to suit every taste.
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Hooray for Holyrood! Triumph of Scots film

Hooray for Holyrood! Triumph of Scots film | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
It has exported some of the world's most successful stars and film-makers.
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Scots low budget film set for US

Scots low budget film set for US | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A chiller shot in Scotland on a budget of £4,000 secures a distributor in North America.
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Yemeni-Scot filmmaker Sara Ishaq to the Yemen Times: “It’s silly for the government to restrict the cinema movement.”

Yemeni-Scot filmmaker Sara Ishaq to the Yemen Times: “It’s silly for the government to restrict the cinema movement.” | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Armed with dogged determination, high skills and great confidence, Yemeni-Scot filmmaker Sara Ishaq persists in fulfilling her dream of enhancing the reputation of cinema in Yemen.
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The Smalls Film Festival

The Smalls Film Festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Welcome to The Smalls Film Festival

 

We celebrate the world's best short films and the filmmakers who create them. Right now we are accepting submissions for our seventh annual festival and awards, and anyone with an original film of up to 15 minutes can enter...

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FilmG awarded Scottish Government funding - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette

FilmG awarded Scottish Government funding - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
MG ALBA’s flagship FilmG project has been boosted by the Scottish Government announcement of £30,000 of funding for the national short film competition.
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