Browse the Scottish Screen Archive access catalogue for an idea of what is in the national moving image collection.
The catalogue contains a wealth of information about Scottish life dating from 1895 to the present day.
Ordering copies: Once you find something you want to hire or buy, please add it to the My films feature and then use the 'Enquire about selected films' button, or contact us directly. The page about getting copies tells you what information we need from you when you make your order. It also gives details of costs and delivery dates.
In the 'Browse' section >
- Browse featured videos
View a selection of featured videos taken from films in the collection.
- Browse all full length videos
View all films that can be watched in their entirety online.
- Browse by place
Films relating to geographical areas show the diversity of the Scottish landscape and the changes in urban life over the years.
- Browse by subject
Films are indexed by subject heading. You can select from a list ranging from agriculture to royalty, and from transport to home life.
- Browse by genre
Explore the collection by genre – from experimental or advertising films to newsreel, comedy or technical. We are sure you will find something of interest.
- Browse by series
Films that belong to a series are grouped together. They range from short film schemes to magazine and news programmes to television series.
- Browse by biography
Our selection of Scottish Cine Biographies offers information on Scottish exhibitors and film makers, production companies and institutions.
- Browse by decade
See all titles arranged according to the decade they were made.