Crowdsourcing Archives - AmbITion

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival’s Car-Share Scheme

Profile photo of Jamie Murray 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 […]

Grants announced for round five of AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
1 November 2013

The fifth and final round of AmbITion Scotland funding for digital development saw over £100,000 awarded to 15 cultural and heritage organisations across Scotland yesterday, 31 October 2013.

What does the next phase of digital development support need to do?

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
14 October 2013

Participants in September’s Digital Horizons event in Edinburgh were invited to join AmbITion Scotland to help co-design the next phase of digital development and organisational support. But since not everyone could be there, we want to share what happened and invite you, our wider participants, to feed into the conversation.

Digital 2013: watch on demand

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By 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

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By 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 […]

Digital Business Models: podcast from #artsdigital

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
7 December 2012

Interviews include US crowdfunding site Kickstarter which has recently launched in the UK, the BFI which talks about digital and its plans to launch the BFIPlayer, and Digital Theatre whose high quality British theatre productions are available to an international audience via an online platform and Samsung SmartTV partnership. What is the attention economy? What […]

Watch: Glo/cal – Roadshow Shetland on demand!

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By 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

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By 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

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By 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; […]

You too can Make:IT:Happen!

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
4 July 2012

This is Lesley Anne Rose, Creative Producer of Stellar Quines who, following their AmbITion Scotland experience have really made IT happen for their theatre company by grasping the opportunities afforded by digital technologies. The picture also shows Hamish Allison, Managing Director at Freakworks at the Freakworks Studios in Edinburgh with whom Stellar Quines are working […]

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