Film: What next for the Arts in Scotland

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The Independent Culture
Stuart Cosgrove

Head of regional programmes, Channel 4

Republican France, revolutionary Russia and the Poland of Solidarity all experienced artistic activity prior to political change. I have a hunch the same is true of Scotland.

The Scottish Labour Party

Scottish New Labour has made available pounds 1.8m for Scottish Screen to help develop a successful film industry in Scotland and attract international projects.

Peter Capaldi

Actor/ director

Already, there has been an arc of self-confidence building through the arts - and that should continue. I hope that devolution means that the Scottish people feel more confident about their culture; the more powerful one feels, the more secure one is.