Magazine article Screen International

Scottish Film Summit Reveals New Agency

Magazine article Screen International

Scottish Film Summit Reveals New Agency

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The inaugural Scottish Film Summit wrapped today in Edinburgh with more than 200 delegates participating in two days of discussion about the future of film in Scotland.

Among recommendations to emerge from the summit were a manifesto for the development and growth of all aspects of the Scottish film industry and an annual summit to be held during Edinburgh International Film Festival, along with a series of events and activities through the year that will drive the development and growth of the sector.

During the session details also emerged of a new network of Scottish film producers who are joining forces in preparation to launch their own agency to progress the local industry.

It is being pursued by Independent Producers Scotland (IPS), which was set up last year.

Sigma co-founder Gillian Berrie described the agency to local newspaper The Scotsman: "We will be applying next month, via IPS, for regular funding from Creative Scotland to allow us to parachute in a new super-infrastructure. …

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