publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Shaping screen talent: conceptualising and developing the film and TV workforce in Scotland

Kelly, Lisa W.; Champion, Katherine;
  • Published: 07 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: India
Abstract
Together with ‘creativity’, the concept of ‘talent’ has emerged within UK and global policy discussions as being central to unlocking economic success within the creative industries. At a crucial time of political and technological change, Scotland finds itself competing within a highly competitive global market to identify, attract and retain creative talent and strengthen its skills base. As such, developing ‘talent’ is a key aspect of the Scottish Government’s Strategy for the Creative Industries (2011). However, while creativity has been interrogated across academic disciplines in recent years (Schlesinger 2009; 2007, Bilton 2010; 2006), talent remains under...
Subjects
free text keywords: Cultural Studies, Communication, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Sociology, Cultural policy, Creativity, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Discipline, Public relations, business.industry, business, Technological change, Social science, Creative industries, Government, Politics, Marketing, Workforce
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