Archive for the ‘Creative Industries’ Category

02

Mar

Media Zoo finds place in Glasgow’s Merchant City

The creative comms powerhouse has acquired a new Glasgow creative hub in Merchant City In a major expansion, Media Zoo has purchased nearly 6,600 sq. ft. of creative office/studio space in Glasgow’s imposing 19th Century former County Buildings and Courthouses. The firm claimed that the Merchant City’s “vibrant young workforce and...


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07

Feb

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Glasgow Film Office brings £15m economic boost in 2017

Film, broadcast and other production in Glasgow during 2017 brought £15.13million to the city’s economy, according to the latest figures from Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO). The GFO attracts productions to the city while coordinating activity to ensure filming goes as smoothly as possible while minimizing the...


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25

Oct

New jobs for Blazing Griffin film & TV company

Digital company, Blazing Griffin, which works on the hit Outlander TV series is set to expand its workforce thanks to a £200,000 grant. Blazing Griffin have used the Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funds, awarded by Scottish Enterprise, to establish a post-production facility at their new Glasgow premises. The facility...


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25

Aug

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The National Film and Television School to establish new branch in Glasgow

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to set up a Scottish base in Glasgow. The new NFTS facility is being established in partnership with BBC Scotland and will be based at the corporation’s Glasgow Pacific Quay headquarters and Dumbarton studios. The plan has been announced by First...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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16

Jun

Council gives green light to progress waterfront projects on the Clyde

Council’s Executive Committee today (15 June) gave its approval to finalising legal agreements between the council and Peel Holdings Limited that will allow further regeneration of the banks of the River Clyde. The Executive Committee’s decision points the way forward to successful working between the council and its waterfront...


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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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Feb

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Glasgow Film Office helped to generate over £16 million for city’s economy in 2016

Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO) made a substantial contribution to the local economy in 2016, with £16.38 million generated by film, broadcast and advertising productions in the city.  This was a significantly higher figure than 2015’s £10.22 million. Since its creation in 1997 with the aim of...


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26

Jan

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Funding boost for pioneering project at Kelvingrove Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has received a substantial award from The Hunter Foundation to build on the success of The Centre of New Enlightenment (TCoNE) and design a pioneering, interactive learning experience accessible to all visitors.  The first stage of the redesign is underway as Glasgow Museums appoint...


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