AmbITion Scotland is a digital development programme for the arts, heritage and cultural sector in Scotland over 2012-14, funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland. Want to get digitally fitter and smarter? Join in!
Engaging with AmbITion Scotland means you can get support - via our Make:IT:Happen Fund, through finding student interns or academic partners and through participating with our learning, resources and networking activities
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra’s Amb:IT:ion Approach grant enabled an expert to examine our current online presence and mechanisms, identify problems, suggest solutions for future digital development to ensure a robust, sustainable and effective future for the orchestra.
AmbITion Scotland’s touring workshop programme has already brought digital development training to a host of venues, large and small, from the Scottish borders to Findhorn – but the challenge of taking Practical Video Making to the Isle of Eigg on 30 August 2013 has proved to be the most ambitious feat of event organisation that the team has tackled yet!
With an award form the Make IT Happen fund Plantation Productions worked with Post Creative to produced a new website to profile the films and work that they do in the Greater Govan Community in Glasgow.
Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations today received more than £91,000 in 14 separate National Lottery funding awards awarded by AmbITion Scotland that will enable recipients to access and make the most of the opportunities presented by digital technologies.
(A shorter version of this article by Hannah Rudman appeared as a blog in The Guardian’s Culture Professionals Network.) A huge body of science built up over the last 50 years proves that climate change is anthropogenic: human made. The balance of nature is being significantly affected by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) humans and [...]
Individuals and organisations working in arts, culture and the creative industries in Scotland are faced with a rapidly changing external operating environment that is increasingly uncertain. Many, especially those working in small practices, micro businesses and SMEs, face continuous obstacles to achieving their full potential, especially in relation to accessing the right kind of human and [...]
Sir Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web thinks that there is a third iteration of the web emerging: (web 3.0?!) big data, wearable computing, the internet of things, and 3D printing are all a part of the wave of emerging technologies that once again will disrupt where we’re at now and [...]
Today, 1 May 2013, fifteen of Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations have received a £91,000 investment of National Lottery funds to capitalise on opportunities presented by digital technologies in a third round of funding from AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund.