Scotland's Screen Sector


About the Inquiry

The Committee agreed to conduct an inquiry into how the Screen Sector Leadership Group’s report recommendations on strengthening and developing the Scottish screen sector can be implemented. The report set out a series of actions that could be achieved in the next five years if there was strong leadership, a comprehensive strategy and appropriate investment and support for the sector.


Written evidence (and supplementary written evidence)

Read the evidence received by the Committee

Call for evidenceThe Committee issued a call for evidence on 22 September 2017. The closing date for submissions was 3 November 2017.

Or, view the call for evidence in Adobe Spark.

Meetings (transcripts and videos)

The Committee agreed to take evidence on Scotland's Screen Sector. Below you will find links to the Official Rports (transcript of meetings) and video to each evidence session:

Meeting 1, 8 Feb 2018. Vision, Leadership and strategy: Transcript / Video
Meeting 2, 8 Mar 2018. The role of partner agencies: Transcript / Video
Meeting 3, 22 Mar 2018. Commissioning: Transcript / Video
Meeting 4, 29 Mar 2018. Infrastructure: Transcript / Video


Following the evidence heard on 8 March, the Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs to outline its concerns regarding the delivery of the Screen Unit by the end of the current financial year. Read the letter below:

Creative Scotland wrote to the Committee following the meeting on March with further information. Read the letter below: