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We've got the cast, the crews and and the studios, too. And with tax relief available for film and high-end television, Scotland makes for an excellent location for your production.
To make your next film or TV production in Scotland, contact Creative Scotland.
Glasgow's grid layout made it perfect for the part of Philadelphia in World War Z, and San Francisco in Cloud Atlas. For Prometheus, the filmmakers went to Skye for the other-worldly look.
It's a location scout's dream: you can be in the city one moment and the lochs and glens the next. Scotland's versatility makes for low production costs, so you can stop worrying about logistics and focus on the filming.
To find a location for your next production, go to Creative Scotland Locations.
Creative Scotland Locations
The Digital Design Studio has a state of the art 3D animation lab and BBC Scotland has 3 TV and 5 radio studios, all with end-to-end digital infrastructure. There are excellent plug-and-play production facilities at Film City Glasgow, and there's plenty of incubation space for companies looking to set up a permanent home here.
To find out more, go to the Creative Clyde website.
Need a great cast? Find all the people and space you need in one place.
Directors, producers, cast and crew: find them all on Film Bang, Scotland's essential guide to film and TV production.
With an online compendium of information, filling out the ranks of your production just got a whole lot easier. To find out more, go to the Film Bang website.
British films and high-end TV programmes can qualify for special rates of tax relief.
Your production will need to pass a cultural test set by the British Film Institute. For the full details, pan to the creative industry pages on the HMRC website.
Creative industry tax reliefs
Creative Scotland provides funding for a range of activities:
- Development, production and exploitation of feature films, feature documentaries and network television series
- Attendance at key markets and festivals
- Film and television talent development initiatives
For more information, visit the Creative Scotland website.