Glasgow


Glasgow wins Creative Cities Convention bid

Glasgow has been chosen as the host city for next year’s Creative Cities Convention. The convention, which launched in Leeds in 2018 and took place in Cardiff earlier this month, saw around 350 delegates from the broadcast industry come together over two days to discuss content production and distribution across the UK. Each year the […]

Tinopolis’ Firecracker hires for new office

UK prodco Firecracker Films has opened a new office in Glasgow, recruiting an exec from Banijay Group’s IWC Media in the process. Elspeth O’Hare (left in picture) joins as creative director of Firecracker Scotland, moving to the Tinopolis-owned prodco from IWC, where she was head of documentaries with credits including Britain’s Benefit Tenants for Channel 4, Insane Fight […]

C4 and industry players back new UK indie

A raft of TV industry players and a Channel 4 fund have all backed Red Sky Productions, a new UK indie run by former UKTV commissioner Jane Rogerson and IWC exec producer Ross Harper. The indie will be based in Glasgow, Scotland, and investors include former All3Media boss Steve Morrison, ITV exec David Liddiment, and […]

Ofcom awards more local UK TV licenses

Ofcom has awarded local digital-terrestrial TV licences for Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland. The licences were awarded respectively to Glasgow Television and Edinburgh Television, both backed by Scottish commercial broadcaster STV. In May last year, Ofcom invited applications to run local TV services in 21 local areas. In total, 57 applications were received to run […]