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The worldwide screen industry is extensive and ever expanding, there are many incredible locations to choose from and Producers and Directors are spoilt for choice. 

Scotland was voted one of the most popular countries for finding filming locations and it is not hard to see why. Travelling through Scotland you will not only find stunning cities but you will be immersed in wilderness; glens, mountain ranges, breathtaking coast lines, the unique highlands, idyllic towns and villages, and captivating islands. Steeped in history, culture, beauty and grandeur this incredible county offers everything a film maker could wish for.

In 2016 the Scottish screen industry spent an astonishing 30% more than previous year which is the highest spend since records began and this has only increased year after year. Following such huge success the Scottish Government pledged to double their investment to the screen industry in 2018 and there are a number of tax incentives which you can read more about here.

Why choose Scotland for your film or TV production?

  • The captivating scenery of its glens, mountains, coastlines, wilderness and the highlands

  • The diversity of the idyllic towns to its grand cities

  • Immersed in history with medieval castles, forts and stunning architecture

  • An extensive 48-acre, 9 screen studio is being developed in Edinburgh

  • There is a wealth of talented crew and cast to choose from

  • Training programmes & grants offered to aspiring film makers by Creative Scotland

  • Tax relief schemes

  • There are 15 regional film commission offices expert in their areas

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