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Creative Scotland commissioning opportunities

Listen to our Creative Scotland Commissioning Podcast

In addition to reading the Guidance for Applicants, you may want to listen to our podcast.

CEO and Creative Director Fiona Morris, Head of Programmes Rob Lindsay and Head of Production Helen Jenks talk to audio producer Clare Freeman about the Creative Scotland commissioning round, the amount of funding and support available, what the commissioners are looking for and discuss examples of previous commissions.

Listen to the podcast here

This is the full episode where the team explain how the commissioning round works, the application process, what can and cannot be funded and the different types of digital support - from producing a project to finding an audience for it.

We have also divided the podcast into bitesize chunks:

What are commissioners looking for?

Fiona explains the type of project and activities that Creative Scotland is looking to support

What we cannot fund

The type of project, activity and applicants that Creative Scotland is not able to support as part of this funding round 

The amount of funding support available

The amount of funding available and what the money can be used for

Digital support

Rob outlines the kinds of the digital specialist support offered alongside the funding opportunity 

What criteria do I need to meet?

Fiona talks through the commissioning panel’s criteria and when applicants will find out if they are successful

The amber and green lighting process

Helen explains the amber and green lighting process

Examples of work

Fiona, Rob and Helen talk through examples of previous commissions, explaining how The Space was able to support

Final words of advice

Some motivational words of advice from the team