E-Publishing - AmbITion

Music Plus Project Cuts Carbon

By Sace Lockhart
19 December 2014

Music Plus piloted an innovative project to look at ways of cutting carbon emissions through online distance learning.

Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Digital Content Developments

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

By Dr 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 – […]

Uist Wool – from The AmbITion Approach to building the strategy

By Dr Hannah Rudman
1 May 2014

Uist Wool is a community benefit society that will operate a new spinning mill and wool centre on the island of Grimsay. Uist Wool is based on the principles of People, Planet, Profit: seeking to benefit the many, establishing sustainable practices and creating a viable enterprise to support the communities of the Outer Hebrides. They […]

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

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…

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

By Dr 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

By Dr 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

By Dr 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 […]

The Future of The Book: a rich media fiction?

By Dr Hannah Rudman
28 January 2013

On the subject of digital storytelling and e-publishing, the latest AmbITion Scotland roadshow is now available for on demand viewing. Accompanying the event was the launch of a new Learning Journey by Hannah Rudman on e-publishing, including Top Tips for E-publishing, included opposite. Watch the masterclass sessions to get an insight into some of the […]

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