Memories of cinema going in the Highlands and Islands 1940s – 1970s

November 7, 2016
Memories of the unique travelling cinema that toured the Highlands and Islands from the 1940s to the 1970s are being sought by a team of researchers based at the Universities of Glasgow and

LFF Evaluation Contract

November 3, 2016
Local Film Festival Fund Evaluation: Brief for a Freelance Contract Background RSS is the national agency responsible for developing access to the cinema experience in remote, rural, and under-provided communities throughout Scotland; we aim to provide a focused and active network for our customers

Screen Machine pilots a new way of presenting exhibitions

October 25, 2016
Regional Screen Scotland are delighted to be working with photographer John Maher and Street Level Photoworks to pioneer a new way of presenting

Your Cinema Report Press Release

August 3, 2016
Watching Films is Good For You—and Your Community! New research demonstrates the personal and social benefits of having a local cinema or film society in your community. Regional Screen Scotland and the Social Value Lab have collaborated on a report entitled Your Cinema, Your Community, which

Keeping the Screen Machine on the Road

July 6, 2016
Here at Regional Screen Scotland we know how popular the Screen Machine is. 

Vanessa’s 3rd Report – Local and Community Cinema: impact and value

June 8, 2016
May took my research to Aberfeldy, to Isle of Lewis, back to Inverness and finally up to Orkney, to visit four amazing cinemas and the managers and committee members running

Vanessa’s 2nd report – Local and Community Cinema: impact and value

May 9, 2016
April was an exciting month! I spoke to four cinemas ranging from a volunteer-run community cinema to local cinemas to a family-run independent

Local Film Festival Fund open for Applications

April 18, 2016
Regional Screen Scotland’s Local Film Festival Fund is open for applications from Wednesday April 20th

Local and Community Cinema: impact and value – Vanessa Rankin’s 1st report from the field

April 18, 2016
Let me introduce myself: my name is Vanessa Rankin and I am a postgraduate student studying a Masters of Arts, Festival and Cultural Management at Queen Margaret

New research shows local cinemas get vote of confidence

April 7, 2016
New research shows local cinemas get vote of confidence Going to the cinema remains a highly popular leisure activity in Scotland despite the competition from downloads. New research – the first of its kind in over a decade – highlights the value of local cinemas for the communities that they

Highlands and Islands Film Guild

March 15, 2016
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night…. That’s part of an inscription on New York’s General Post Office, but its sense of dauntless perseverance could apply just as well, not only to postal workers, but to the doughty members of the Highlands and Islands Film Guild, who were, in

What goes around…

December 14, 2015
Robert Livingston outlines the curious path that led to him becoming CEO of Regional Screen