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An Oscar come Hell or High Water?

24/02/2017

Academy Award nomination for movie directed by David Mackenzie - to Hollywood from Perthshire by way of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee

CC See what I mean

20/02/2017

New project Create Converge to showcase at the Scottish Parliament Tuesday February 21 as part of a celebration of EU projects making a difference. #Createthis

Tommys Honour wins BAFTA Scotland best movie

31/10/2016

Congratulations to the Tommys Honour team on their win and on their USA release through Roadside Attractions in a special deal with NBC Sports and the Golf Channel. With iconic film locations across Fife, delighted to have writers Pamela Marin and Kevin Cook talking to FifeScreen+TayScreens Julie Craik.

Shooting the Horn

30/09/2016

Vogue fashion shoot goes for the (Moto)X factor with locations in Perthshire at iconic Horn milk bar and Flockhart Motocross Track, Coupar Angus

Duncan 007

31/08/2016

Perthshire born location manager Duncan Broadfoot talks to TayScreen.

Direction of Travel

29/07/2016

Director Michael Keillor ('Line of Duty', 'Mr Selfridge') talking to TayScreen's Julie Craik about getting into screen production and his thoughts on the industry in Scotland.

An amazin' basin film location

03/06/2016

A first ever visit by the BBC's Countryfile to the fabulous Montrose Basin on the Angus coast and inland to Glenesk

Body of Movement

02/05/2016

Top Hollywood animator, Brendan Body, to give talk at The McManus, Dundee - Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

A fabulously fishy flick

25/03/2016

Behind the scenes with top VFX producers Andrew Tulloch and Sarah Tulloch and Jim the Fish on location in St. Andrews, Fife

Perthshire on Screen Event

25/03/2016

A chance to hear from top location managers about getting a starring role in a movie (as a film location) and what to expect when cast and crew descend at your door - it's on 19th April, Perth Station Hotel at 10.30am

Dundee, Kirkcaldy and Blairgowrie - Where You're Meant To Be

25/03/2016

Former Arab Strap frontman Aidan Moffat performs live after screening of his road trip movie with travelling balladeer, Sheila Stewart - at DCA Cinema Dundee, Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre and Blairgowrie Town Hall.

Spirit of Scotland sees Fife

10/02/2016

St. Andrews, Fife features in new Spirit of Scotland campaign by Visit Scotland

Diving to the stars

31/12/2015

Fife's Lindsay Brown wins her place on the prestigious Bridging the Gap programme

A Peake at the stars

31/12/2015

Comrie, Perthshire - the UKs first astronaut, Tim Peake's favourite place on earth

Artist's Garrett

08/12/2015

Youtube star Stampy Cat from CBBC on BBC iPlayer for Roysal Society of Edinburgh Christmas Lecture

Touch of Tassie

30/11/2015

Fife artist wins Sky TV Landscape Artist of the year 2015

All kinds of digital - free event in Dundee

30/11/2015

TayScreen and Digital Dundee working with Interactive Scotland on Advice Roadshow for Creative and Digital Businesses in Dundee - Thursday 3rd December, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

It's Halloween, a perfect time for Macbeth

31/10/2015

As October sees a new movie of the ultimate spooky story Macbeth, we take a look at the real locations for Shakespeare's classic tale of power, treachery, prophecies and witches - but first, the movie.

Macbeth - the Reel Locations?

31/10/2015

To get your Halloween underway, here are the real locations in Scotland - Glamis Castle in Angus, Birnam Wood in Perthshire and Macduff Castle, Fife.

Get closer to Karen

16/10/2015

Q&A with filmmaker Karen Guthrie as DCA screens her moving and emotional family doc The Closer We Get on Saturday, 17th October


Industry Updates

Get that job in film or TV

28/07/2016

New book - Breaking Into UK Film and TV Drama by industry insider Matt Gallagher.

Dundee, Fife & Tayside to get local TV

08/05/2015

UK broadcasting agency Ofcom has awarded the licence to STV working in partnership with Abertay University

Local TV- pilot areas announced

09/08/2011

Fife and Tayside one of 60 potential areas for local TV announced by UK Government

Fiona Hyslop on broadcasting in Scotland and local TV

16/06/2011

Latest from Scottish Parliament

Now Ok for media interests to own other media interests

15/06/2011

New order removes all local cross-media ownership rules

Local TV a step closer

06/06/2011

UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport updates plan and publishes results of March 2011 consultation

Local TV - a view from South of Scotland

03/05/2011

WOULD a localised television service be a viable option in the south of Scotland? Report from Dumfries Courier

Brand Scotland or Brand Britain?

01/02/2011

Help shape the future of Scottish local TV - free event in Perth on 21st February 2011

Action plan to make local TV a reality

19/01/2011

Government aims to award licences by the end of 2012 and wants initial expressions of interest by 1st March 2011

Shott MyCompany Quarterly Report into local television published

14/12/2010

Nicholas Shott?s MyCompany Quarterly Report into the conditions necessary for financially viable local TV stations

Greg Dyke to chair exec group consulting on local TV plans

22/10/2010

Greg Dyke has agreed to chair a committee that will feed into the government?s local TV plans.

Local TV - BBC and licence fee support

20/10/2010

Despite the crunching affect of the public spending review described by some executives as ?brutal?, the BBC is to make capital expenditures from the licence fee on local TV

Let's explore local TV potential

14/10/2010

Jeremy Hunt?s plan would create hundreds of jobs across the country, writes Peter Williams in Broadcast 14th october 2010

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt backs local TV stations

28/09/2010

Plans for a new "landscape of local TV services" in the UK would help "strengthen local democracy", Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. Source: BBC

Hunt dismisses idea of forcing broadcasters to deliver local content

28/09/2010

At the Royal Television Society, Hunt dismisses idea of forcing ITV, C4 and C5 to deliver local content

Interim Findings Local Television in the UK

24/09/2010

Nicholas Shott has provided Jeremy Hunt with his initial findings on the necessary conditions for commercially viable local TV in the UK.

Measures to boost local media

08/06/2010

New plans to ensure a vibrant local media market in the future announced - Jeremy Hunt sets up panel under Nicholas Shott to MyCompany Quarterly Report later in 2010

Two consortia in running for Scottish IFNC

15/01/2010

Successful Bidders include consortium involving Dundee's DC Thomson

IFNC Selection Panel announced

11/01/2010

Richard Hooper appointed chair and Stuart Purvis to act as Panel Adviser

Independently Funded News Consortia

09/12/2009

UK DCMS announces pilot scheme for news - consortia invited to submit expressions of interest