BBC And Screen Scotland Sign Three-Year $4M Partnership To Boost Scottish Production

BBC And Screen Scotland has renewed a partnership that will add £3M ($4M) to the Scottish TV industry over the next three years.

The MoU will support the production of TV drama, entertainment, scripted comedy, documentaries and factual formats from Scotland on the BBC’s network television services, while developing the skills and talent needed to produce these shows.

The agreement identifies how Screen Scotland and the BBC will continue to work together strategically to hit the BBC’s commitment to invest 8% of its programming spending in the country, the 12 months affected by last year’s pandemic. I missed this target.

According to Director General Tim Davey, the move is “further evidence of the BBC’s willingness to invest and produce more programmes” in all parts of the UK.

The last two year round of investment saw the creation of the likes of bbc2 drama Crime (pictured) and feature documentaries kill escobar, With a range of talent initiatives and pilot programs.

The news comes a week after BBC Facilities subsidiary BBC Studioworks was revealed to be the operator of Glasgow’s soon-to-open Calvin Hall studio.