The remit of MG ALBA (the operating name of Seirbheis nam Meadhanan Gàidhlig or Gaelic Media Service) under the Communications Act 2003 is to ensure that high quality television programmes in Gaelic are made available to persons in Scotland. In partnership with the BBC, MG ALBA has established BBC ALBA, the Gaelic digital service committed to securing the distribution of BBC ALBA on all digital platforms and a sustainable future for Gaelic broadcasting. They also work with producers to promote development, training and the use of Gaelic as the working language of the Gaelic production sector.
MG ALBA is funded by the Scottish Government and regulated by Ofcom.
MG ALBA has been working with ScreenHI in developing FilmG in the past and continues to be a close partner of ScreenHI's. We have collaborated with them on a number of projects including the Glasgow Film Festival , the short film An Seoladh and ongoing FilmG activities.