With music at its heart, La Banda is a cultural organisation which unites artists and communities in the UK and across the world in contemporary creative processes which respond to heritage and culture. Asking the question, ‘How do I fit into this planet?’ La Banda explores the Scottish cultural viewpoint in the context of the […]
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 […]
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 – […]
Glasgow Film, comprising Glasgow Film Theatre and Glasgow Film Festival, is the west of Scotland’s leading independent cultural cinema. Glasgow Film’s Cinema City project connects visitors and residents to the fascinating cinema heritage of the city. Back in the cinema-going heyday of the 1930s, Glasgow had more cinemas per head than anywhere else in the […]
This case study supported by AmbITion Scotland reveals Creative Carbon Scotland‘s digital development claimexpenses.com. The tool was developed with support from Sustainable AmbITion, a fund which focussed on utilising digital technologies for better environmental sustainability. Reflecting on the development of claimexpenses.com, users from Festivals Edinburgh and the Edinburgh International Festival, as well as the tool’s creators Creative […]
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 […]
Toonspeak wanted some high quality digital content to make the most of our new website. A grant from AmbITion Scotland allowed us to work with film-makers and experiment with new forms of digital content. The new material proved very popular with our young people and resulted in a 54% increase in page views. We were also able to purchase a new camera and receive film-making training for staff.