London-based film and TV production outfit Ecosse Films has opened a Glasgow office with the aim of developing Scottish talent.

The opening was funded by a Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant from Scottish Enterprise.

Carole Sheridan, former head of talent and creativity at Scottish Screen, has been appointed as executive producer to run the outlet.

Ecosse have shot numerous projects in Scotland, including features Mrs Brown, Charlotte Gray and recently shot romantic comedy Decoy Bride, starring Kelly Macdonald and David Tennant. It has also filmed seven series of BBC One drama Monarch of the Glen in Scotland.

Douglas Rae, Ecosse CEO said: “This is an inspiring and exciting new enterprise for Ecosse and will help put Scottish film and television on a world stage. Scotland is a fantastic film set and has a great wealth of story-telling talent”.

Ecosse is also currently in production on Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights.