E-Publishing Archives - AmbITion

Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Digital Content Developments

Avatar of Ross Perth By Ross Perth
23 September 2014

Edinburgh International Film Festival aims to showcase the best filmmaking from around the world and invite audiences to celebrate cinema in Edinburgh. EIFF’s project was to create and develop a year-round digital content strategy to raise awareness of the Festival and grow audiences, providing rich content to engage and drive existing and potential attendees.  Please […]

What the Nesta Digital R&D Fund for Scotland awardees learnt

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
5 August 2014

This report reflects, through written case studies, on the learnings of the 10 Nesta Digital R&D Fund for Scotland awardees. The projects were testing new digital initiatives which would: diversify or expand their audience deepen the engagement with their audience support new income streams by exploring new business models Three of the ten organisations – […]

Scottish Music Centre – Case Study in Archive Digitisation (Watch!)

Avatar of Alasdair Pettinger By Alasdair Pettinger
31 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre: Digitisation Project from Scottish Music Centre Education on Vimeo. The Scottish Music Centre has an extensive collection of over 38,000 items as part of its remit to document and promote the musical life of the country, past and present. We have been acquiring material for over forty years: sheet music, sound recordings, […]

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 […]

How To Get Going With Video Creation

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
24 February 2014

This AmbITion Scotland How To… Guide explains the basics of choosing digital video kit to suit your content creation needs and budget options.

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 […]

The Future of the book? E-publishing and digital storytelling – watch on demand

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
4 February 2013

The future of the book. What are the opportunities around digital story telling and e-publishing? This on demand to watch masterclass will give an insight into some of the issues and opportunities raised by digital (or self) publishing. Whether you’re a reader, writer, author, publisher, or professional who creates or curates written work in the […]

Top tips on e-publishing

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
25 January 2013

These top tips by AmbITion Scotland lead consultant Hannah Rudman review the main e-publishing platforms and considerations when planning a digital publication. It is relevant to any cultural, heritage or arts organisation that has print publications such as catalogues, text and guide books, non-fiction books, etc.

Kindle Guildelines for Publishers

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
24 January 2013

As of January 2013, these were the most up-to-date guidelines on publishing for Kindle. If you prefer to learn via video, then YouTube has a huge range on the subject of publishing for Kindle. You will be able to find the latest version by signing in with an Amazon account to Kindle Direct Publishing - this […]

Digital R&D podcast: education & learning

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 November 2012

#artsdigital podcast from Arts Council England 5: Dave Patten, Head of New Media, Science Museum; Max Whitby, Co-Founder and CEO of Touchpress; and Kirsten Campbell-Howes, Director of Learning, at digital agency Soda join John in the studio to debate hot topics including: whether technology can and should replace teachers and the traditional structures of learning, […]

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