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Content Production Fund

The Content Production Fund is currently closed.  See Investment for details.

Maximum Investment - £300,000 - Feature Films (budgets over £500,000); £100,000 - Feature Films (budgets under £500,000); £250,000 - TV Series; £50,000 - Short Films.

Match Funding Required - 75% - Feature Films (budgets over £500,000); 50% - Feature Films (budgets under £500,000); 75% - TV Series; 25% - Short Films.

Scottish Screen’s investment in content production aims to:

Content Production funding is available for drama, factual programmes, documentaries, and animation projects through the following strands:

For further information on the criteria for the Content Production Fund, please download the following documents:

Investment Guidelines
Definition of Scottish Film
Content Production Specific Terms of Business
Short Film Offer Letter (if applicable)

To make an application to the Content Production Fund, please download an Application Form


Audio Description Film Fund

Scottish Screen’s Audio Description Film Fund (ADFF) aims to promote the creation of audio described feature films for cinema distribution for the benefit of the blind and visually impaired.

Scottish Screen will provide up to a maximum of £3,000 to feature film projects to produce audio description files as required in our standard delivery requirements.

Applicants are not required to complete a separate application form to access this fund. A request for funding can be submitted at any time from applicants who are applying for or who are in receipt of Content Production investment.

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