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All that Jazz: the SNJO digitally alive again!

Avatar of Lindsay Robertson By Lindsay Robertson
13 June 2014

SNJO: In the Hall of the Mountain King The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and their Artistic Director, the saxophonist Tommy Smith are widely recognized to be “world class” with an international reputation for the highest quality jazz and programming. In 2013, while performances soared with rapturous receptions to their Ellington and Rhapsody in Blue concerts […]

White The App – Catherine Wheels and Hippotrix Case Study

Avatar of Paul Fitzpatrick By Paul Fitzpatrick
10 April 2014

In 2010 Catherine Wheels Theatre Company premièred a new show, called White, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  Here’s a 60 second trailer of the show: White is for children aged 2-4 and was one of the hits of that fringe festival.  It has gone on to tour the world and now, four years later, it […]

Radio Free Hebrides – supporting local culture through podcasting…

Avatar of Hector MacInnes By Hector MacInnes
6 March 2014

Radio Free Hebrides is a project by Hands On Studios, a small company supporting the audio arts, based on the Isle of Skye. In 2013/2014 we received an award from Amb:IT:ion Scotland to help to create a strong foundation of digital content, and help to grow our audience so that we could move forward, finding […]

Augmented Reality Brochures: Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre video showcase

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
7 February 2014

One of the limitations around a paper marketing brochure is that that it can’t show or tell you how attending an event will feel. A more multisensory experience can though, and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre, which shows innovative international theatre and film, have used an augmented reality (AR) platform called Layar to bring […]

Horizon Report for Museums

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
25 November 2013

This is a great read for discovering trends that impact museums (and other heritage institutions) now, with predictions for what’s just over the horizon, and will become mainstream in the next couple of years too. Museum Edition of the Horizon Report by the New Media Consortium.

Video case study in digital development – Platform

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
28 October 2013

Glasgow East Arts Company (Platform) explain the scoping and planning that they have achieved, following AmbITion Scotland support to undertake the AmbITion Approach to digital development. Their case study reflects on how the digital developments they’re planning will impact the organisation’s audience engagement with their communities, operations, business models and artistic services and output across […]

Designing the Jupiter Artland app

Avatar of diana mcmicking By diana mcmicking
4 October 2013

Jupiter Artland has collaborated with Edinburgh Napier University to produce a brand new cutting edge app for iOS 7. Jupiter Artland is a 100 acre contemporary sculpture park just outside Edinburgh and was granted digital development funding from Amb:IT:on Scotland to develop digital interaction with its art collection.

A Paperless Festival at Dance Base

Avatar of James Allenby By James Allenby
27 September 2013

Having recently moved our main year-round bookings system into the cloud we took the decision to move onto VIA by Red61 for our festival ticketing as this would improve efficiency, remove allocation management and allow all our companies to access their own reports. Whilst scoping the installation of VIA it became clear that we’d need […]

Kneehigh theatre and the art of the app

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
29 May 2013

A mobile app is a digital platform – like any other stage it should hold up your art, not work against it, say the Cornish company’s Charlotte Bond and Chloe Rickard in The Guardian Culture Professionals Network, reproduced with kind permission. Kneehigh tell stories. Based in Cornwall, we create theatre on both epic and tiny […]

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