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Five Minute Theatre: co-production with National Theatre of Scotland

By Dr Hannah Rudman
22 August 2015

Envirodigital created larger scale, but smaller environmental impact, live productions for arts, cultural and heritage organisations, event organisers, and content producers by adding a digital element to them. Co-production: Five Minute Theatre, National Theatre Scotland UPDATE: June 2012 – Five Minute Theatre wins a Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) in the category of […]

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival’s Car-Share Scheme

By Jamie Murray
5 March 2014

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival created a Sustainable AmbITion digital development, and so we set up our own online system to allow us to operate our own car-share scheme. You can watch it in action here: You can also read about our reflections and results – we definitely think there’s a few things you could […]

Digital 2013: watch on demand

By Dr Hannah Rudman
29 May 2013

Our fabulous national conference Digital 2013 was held at the SECC on 25.04.2013, organised in partnership with Interactive Scotland and Scottish Enterprise. The keynote speakers and panel Q&A session are available here for on demand viewing! Conference Welcome – Alisdair Gunn, Project Director, Interactive Scotland Digital 2013’s opening address highlighted the pathway for the digital […]

Crowdfunding in the UK: codes of practice, and other risk management ideas

By Dr Hannah Rudman
16 April 2013

The UK Crowd Funding Association (UKCFA) has just launched as a new trade body for crowd funding operators, with membership being conditional to agreeing to the code of practice. Says Arts Professional reporting on the establishment of the body: The code is aimed at protecting the growing number of investors, donors and businesses using the […]

Watch: Glo/cal – Roadshow Shetland on demand!

By Dr Hannah Rudman
23 October 2012

The amazing new arts, music, cinema and creative industries centre, Mareel in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles, hosted our first 2012 AmbITion Scotland roadshow. On the topic of Glo/cal, the roadshow explored how local and community focussed projects can encourage global participation and engagement through utilising digital tools. Hannah Rudman gave an overview of the […]

Festivalslab – a final show case of great innovation projects

By Dr Hannah Rudman
31 July 2012

This summer marks two years since the inception of the festivalslab project. To celebrate, The Festivals Lab team have compiled a showreel document of the projects, which highlights what worked and what didn’t. The content and knowledge sharing partnership that AmbITion Scotland has held with Festivalslab has enabled the learnings of the festivals to be […]

Podcast: user generated content, social media & audience curation

By Dr Hannah Rudman
17 July 2012

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; […]

Watch the video blogs of NESTA’s English Digital R&D Fund’s projects

By Dr Hannah Rudman
27 June 2012

The 8 English NESTA/Arts Council England Digital R&D Fund projects have begun blogging their progress-  by video! Watch here to get insight into the mobile games, mobile ticketing, audience curation, distribution, social media. The grants encourage cultural organisations to use digital technologies to engage audiences in new ways and to create opportunities for new business […]

Webinar: Digital Storytelling – Thomson & Craighead artist case study

By Dr Hannah Rudman
22 June 2012

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