Please Note:

As from 1 July 2010, this site will no longer be updated and will be retained for Archive purposes only.

For the latest information on the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland please visit:

www.creativescotland.com
Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get help with funding?

Refer to our Investment page for ideas on how you can apply for funding for your production.

How can I get into the film, TV or digital media industries?

There are opportunities out there for those who want to make it in the film, TV and digital media industries. You can make a start by subscribing to our weekly e-mail newsletter, e-roughcuts, by e-mailing roughcuts@scottishscreen.com.

Where can I find a production company, cast and facilities to make my production?

Lots of information on production companies, facilities, casting agents and workshops are held in Film Bang. You can access the information online at www.filmbang.com or paper copies can be bought from

Film Bang
43 Hyndland Road
Glasgow
G12 9UX
e-mail info@filmbang.com

How can I get copyright and ownership advice?

Legal and copyright advice can be found at the following sites

Medialex
Legal and business knowledge for screenwriters, producers, directors, journalists, actors musicians and designers.
Medialex Website

The Writers Guild of Great Britain
The Writers Guild is a trade union for writers working in television. Radio, film, theatre, books and multimedia
Writers Guild Website

Where can I get information on courses and events

Again you can subscribe to e-roughcuts by e-mailing roughcuts@scottishscreen.com. The newsletter contains lots of details on future courses and events.

How can I get professional feedback on my scripts?

The following links will take you to website that offer lots of different kinds of advice for writers.

First Film Script Feedback Services
First Film Website

Screenwriters Workshop (previously London Screenwriters Workshop)
London Screenwriters Workshop

A good resource for a writer is also the Writers and Artists Yearbook (Publishers: A&C Black) and includes large sections on writing, formatting and submission of scripts as well as listing contacts for lierary agencies and companies who will accepts scripts.

Competitions are a good way to have scripts recognised and perhaps improved before your distribute them. E-roughcuts has up to date information on many future competitions and anyone can subscribe by e-mailing roughcuts@scottishscreen.com

For anything else we can help with e-mail info@scottishscreen.com



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