Update on Burns

Just when I thought the project is smooth sailing, I learned that it’s back on the back-burner, again! According to The Scotsman, budget is still an issue.

Even so, the future of the £5 million film, first mooted a decade ago, is unclear.

Although Mob Films, the production company behind Burns: The Movie, has held discussions with Scottish Screen, The Scotsman can reveal that it has not yet even applied to the agency for funding.
A fundraising dinner at Edinburgh Castle, to be hosted by First Minister Alex Salmond, has also been indefinitely delayed.

Darn, you’d think that with his rabid fans’ fundraising + the Scottish Gov’t backing, there’d be enough cash to get this thing going. Perhaps GB could just be charitable enough to work for free? If only …

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