FifeScreen+TayScreen

Shiny, pretty place

25/06/2021

BBC's Landward shines a light on Fife's Silverburn Park.

Pram Snatcher takes coveted place on Edinburgh Film Festival Talent Lab.

03/05/2021

Congratulations to the Pram Snatcher team with a promotional short filmed on location at Perthshire’s Horn restaurant and café.

How do I look? Making a fashion statement in Dundee, Fife and Perthshire.

30/04/2021

Style comes to, and emerges from, Scotland’s Dundee, Fife and Perthshire with Vogue and designer label fashion shoots, an exhibition saluting the legendary 1960’s designer Mary Quant at V&A Dundee, a Netflix designer star and links with that iconic and oh so stylish Beatles Abbey Road photograph.

Fife Tayside open for filming

26/04/2021

Welcome back film crews. We're looking forward to helping you with what you need and with working safely in delightful Dundee, fabulous Fife and perfect Perthshire.

Covid-19 Production

25/04/2021

Annex added to the Fife Tay Production Code and contributing to parity across Scotland and the UK.

Covid-19 help and support

24/04/2020

Help and support for all kinds of businesses and self-employed including creative, digital and screen based in Fife and Tayside.

TayScreen response to Covid-19

30/03/2020

We are following the lead and guidance of our partner Councils, Creative Scotland and Screen Scotland as also informed by the Scottish and UK Governments on Covid-19. This is to highlight potential sources of help and further information including TayScreen.

Screen Ready 2020 - postponed

17/03/2020

Regretfully, due to the current COVID-19 situation, we have taken the decision to cancel Screen Ready 2020 planned for 6th May. We will look to re-schedule this event at a future appropriate time. Thank you very much for all your continued support.

Click Tech Quick Look

05/01/2020

BBC tech show Click Live from V&A Dundee - check out the highlights

Golden Globe winner HBO Succession - Season 2 in Dundee & Perthshire Scotland

05/01/2020

Golden Globes for media dynasty drama, Succession and Dundee born lead, Brian Cox. For Season 2 the show headed to iconic film locations V&A Dundee and Gleneagles, Perthshire. Scotland based episodes debuted in September on HBO, Sky Atlantic and Now TV. The 77th Golden Globes were on Sunday 5th January 2020.

Traces of Evidence

08/12/2019

Fife, Scotland best-selling, crime author, Val McDermid’s Dundee based TV drama set to air Monday 9th December on UKTV's Alibi Channel.

BBC's Antiques Road Show in Dundee

19/09/2019

Sunday 22nd September sees the first broadcast of the iconic show from the V&A Dundee. It’s on the UK BBC1 at 8pm UK time. Photographer Moira Lavigillante went behind the scenes for TayScreen.

Emeli Sandé on location in Dundee & Perth for BBC Scotland

18/09/2019

Street Symphony is a new take on talent shows fronted by multi-award-winning singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé. In this first series Emeli, whose current single features in the new X Men movie, returns to her roots in Scotland to search for the country’s best buskers. The musicians she likes best will join her on stage for an incredible night of live performance with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Screen Ready 2019 with Visit Scotland & TayScreen

22/03/2019

Annual screen tourism event heads to Dunfermline in May.

Movie Mr Jones in competition at 69th Berlin Film Festival

15/02/2019

Fife Scotland locations for cold war movie about journalist Gareth Jones who produced ground-breaking work from 1930's Soviet Union. Competition results due 16th February. Take a look at the trailer and film locations.

Sky, NBC, CBS, BBC at The Open Golf Carnoustie

22/07/2018

The Open 2018 at Carnoustie in Angus, Scotland - live broadcast, from above, film archive and golf as a VR/AR experience.

BBC The Biggest Weekend at Scone Palace

26/05/2018

Live on TV as iconic Perthshire estate hosts major music event with presenters Sara Cox, Ken Bruce, Claudia Winkleman Edith Bowman. Watch headliners on Saturday 26th May like Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Emeli Sande and Simple Minds live and on the iPlayer.

Casting call to film locations and tourism businesses

12/04/2018

Perthshire in Scotland to host Tourism Business Briefing - Screen Ready on 3rd May. This free event is by TayScreen, Visit Scotland and Create Converge and is a great chance to find out more about the locations, tourism and many other opportunities for working with production for all kinds of media - film, TV and even Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR).

Vogue Italia heads to Angus, Scotland for unique location

11/04/2018

Rubbish the movie, Trash the Movie and now landfill as Vogue Italia heads to Angus facility for Allegory of Water fashion shoot featuring model Julia Cambell-Gillis and directed by Elena Petitti di Roreto. Rob Page of Schedule D Productions went BTS (behind the scenes) for TayScreen.

Stella McCartney back in magical Scotland

06/10/2017

Stella McCartney Winter Fashion Campaign 2017 shoots in Angus, Scotland with photographer Harley Weir, artist Urs Fischer and LS Productions.


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