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
New! For February 2014, AmbITion introduces emerging digital development news and comment from the internet, and digital development stories from the AmbITion network. Horizon scanning and critiquing is done for you, and we introduce you to new ideas and ways to digitally develop. We’re focussing on the digital developments of arts, cultural, and heritage organisations [...]
In this AmbITion Scotland webcast masterclass, be introduced to some of the issues and opportunities raised by the emerging practice of authoritative authorship. “Authorship is about highlighting the human authors of high-quality content on the web” explains a recent Swellpath blog and publishers of online content can improve their search results by linking their Google+ [...]
This How To… Guide focusses on how to format and export video in the correct way so that it uploads in optimum quality to YouTube, Vimeo, Blip, or your ownself-hosted solution. Watch part one, then choose whether you watch part two (YouTube), three (Vimeo), four (Blip), or five (self-hosting) depending on which video hosting platform [...]
A Guide to Editing Your Own Videos Today it is very easy to create videos and slideshows using software already provided by computer operating systems. With a little know-how, time and effort, you an create professional looking media projects that don’t require you to be a professional editor. When you buy a computer, you will [...]
Accessibility refers to the practice of ensuring your product is available to as many users as possible. Web accessibility refers to the practice of making websites usable for all people, particularly for those with physical impairments, ensuring that everyone has equal access to all web content. The World Wide Web consortium (W3C) has established a [...]
The third in the Arts Council England’s Arts Digital R&D podcast series is all about using digital channels and technologies to distribute arts and cultural content and reach the widest possible audience including new and international audiences. Studio guests include: Hasan Bakshi, Director, creative industries in NESTA’s Policy and Research Unit, Paul Bennun, Chair of [...]
BBC Acadamy trainer Colin Savage, provides some insights and tips on how to produce high-quality and engaging short films for online audiences – thanks to Arts Council England for sharing this online from their Digital Capacity in the Arts programme.
Looking for inspiration for a suitable project or angle on your current developments for the Make:IT:Happen fund? Check out this Digital Capacity in the Arts podcast. The theme of the first Arts Council England/BBC Digital R&D podcast is user generated content, social media and audience curation, guests include: Simon Collister Senior Lecturer, University of the Arts; [...]