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Music Plus Project Cuts Carbon

Profile photo of Sace Lockhart By Sace Lockhart
19 December 2014

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

Local Voices focus on digital for organisational development

Profile photo of Steve Byrne By Steve Byrne
30 September 2014

Local Voices is a Community Interest Company formed in 2013 seeking to connect communities with their local traditions, primarily through songs and the use of archive resources. The company’s two co-directors are experienced folklorists, as well as singers and performers that have carried out workshops with schoolchildren in the Dundee and Angus areas with around 900 […]

Paragon Music report on their digital developments

Profile photo of Ninian Perry By Ninian Perry
14 August 2014

Paragon Music in Scotland is using rich media to bolster the new website www.paragon-music.org and social media including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Vimeo in order to drive participation and audience engagement.

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

Profile photo 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 – […]

Stills, Edinburgh: Our AmbITion Approach project

Profile photo of Ben Harman By Ben Harman
28 April 2014

In 2013 Stills made a successful application to AmbITion Approach to investigate how we might develop new digital tools and processes and invest in new technology to change and enhance the way Stills operations are run, to generate revenue, engage and broaden audiences and influence creative practices and processes. Find out how AmbITion Approach has helped us […]

White The App – Catherine Wheels and Hippotrix Case Study

Profile photo 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 […]

Watch! Case study in digital development: The Scape Trust at Timespan

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 April 2014

This AmbITion Scotland case study in digital development sees Hannah Rudman telling the story of the virtual world digital content development that The Scape Trust have created at Timespan Arts & Heritage Centre & Museum, following a community archaeology project in Brora, a remote part of North East Scotland.

Science on screen

Profile photo of Emma Pirie By Emma Pirie
31 March 2014

The Edinburgh International Science Festival received money from Ambition Scotland’s Digital Content Development Fund to help us expand our content capture and establish an effective distribution strategy. As an annual Festival, we face challenges around how best to showcase our work, keep people engaged year round and deliver wider benefits for our sponsors and stakeholders. […]

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

Profile photo 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, […]

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