The Traverse Theatre wanted to develop the digital offering available to our online audience. We sought to streamline our digital platforms and incorporate regular high quality rich media content on a year-round basis, thereby increasing the online reputation of the Traverse Theatre and the quality of content for our digital audience. In early 2014, following an internal […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
I’ve been working with the Federation of Scottish Theatre for the last year on an exciting Digital Action Research Project – 5 Scottish Theatre Companies have been undertaking digital development journeys and sharing the learnings as they plan, act and reflect along with the rest of the group (the action learning set). Associate (and digital […]
Artistic content and practice is going online en masse in May. The Space has announced the 53 digital commissions that will go online between May and October this year. #thespacearts is a pop up platform that will provide interactive, engaging arts content online, on connected TV and on tablets and mobile to coincide with the […]
(Thanks to @rachelcoldicutt for giving us permission to re-publish this article, which originally appeared as an inspiration essay for Arts Council England & BBC’s launch of The Space – an experimental digital arts media service and commissioning programme that could help to transform the way people connect with, and experience, arts and culture). Making things […]
The British Council have been hosting their Edinburgh Showcase 2011, which included a digital day, focusing on creating engaging digital content (case studies: Digital Theatre, NT LIve!, Watershed) and engaging audiences digitally (case studies: National Theatre Wales, Sadler’s Wells, Hoipolloi & my very own Envirodigital). I talked to the international delegates about how to engage […]