Creative Edinburgh is looking for a new Executive Director to lead the organisation and support the city’s creative community as it emerges from the uncertainty of Covid and responds to the rapid evolution of our creative world. The organisation is looking for someone who understands the reality of working in the creative industries, especially for... Continue Reading →
Registration is now open for Developing a Data Driven Creative Company, an online course specifically designed for the creative industries to help create more successful businesses using data. Featuring deep expertise from a range of University of Edinburgh staff and experienced industry professionals, the course includes case studies and specifically designed exercises which will lead... Continue Reading →
How Has Covid 19 Impacted Your Career? Help Skills Development Scotland understand more about the impact of #Covid19 on Scotland's creative industries.
A new report from the Data-Driven Initiative (DDI) has highlighted the value of data to businesses working within the creative industries, and outlined a number of ways in which creators, practitioners and companies can use data more effectively. While the white paper is focused on the creative industries within the Edinburgh city and region deal... Continue Reading →
The full programme for the XPO North 2020 creative industries festival has been announced. Tickets are free and available now.
There have been a number of significant new events in the world of funding and financing video games in the last twelve months. Tax relief for game developers, putting them on a par with film and high end television production is a huge step forward. Not only for companies wishing to operate more sustainably, but... Continue Reading →
Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee is gathering evidence, both written and from industry witnesses, exploring if and how government intervention might help the creative industries grow, thrive and achieve more.... Continue Reading →
The Scottish parliament needs YOU. The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism committee has announced that it has launched an investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries in Scotland - using the country's games and film/television industries as key sectors. The committee will explore: The role of public sector agencies and the effectiveness... Continue Reading →
Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →
There's a chance you've not come across Scotland's Go North festival before. It has its roots in music, but has grown over the last several years to become the country's first event to incorporate all of the creative industries. In 2013, Go North featured a single speaking slot, introducing interactive media and video games to the wider... Continue Reading →