Demanding Times for film studios
Screen Scotland, the publicly-funded body tasked with boosting the industry, has approved a plan to refurbish lease, refurbish and run the “big blue shed” port building at Port of Leith near Edinburgh. In 2017, the building was temporarily turned into a film studio as part of the production for Disney/Marvel’s blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War. The new deal will establish the building as a permanent large-scale film and TV production facility.
At the same time approval has been given to what will be capital’s largest studios, with six sound stages, production offices and set construction workshops built on former industrial land in Dagenham, it will create capital’s largest studios, create over 1,000 jobs.
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