Creative Scotland bullish despite lack of studio (EBF)
Arts agency Creative Scotland today insisted it is the right body to revive the nation’s troubled screen industry – despite the lack of progress over a national film studio. Its director of film insisted substantial progress had been made in the 12 months since a strategy to restore the fortunes of the nation’s film and TV producers was published.
Natalie Usher said support for productions had more than doubled inside a year, to almost £10 million, with a number of high-profile films secured in the last 12 months, including a remake of Whisky Galore, golfing drama Tommy’s Honour and Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur film.
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