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Sustainable cultural AmbITions for a low carbon transition

Today the IPCC published its 5th report to confirm that by 2100, the average projection for how much warming will occur is expected to be slightly above the 2 degrees C threshold, considered to be the temperature above which it is considered that climate change will damage the global environment: as well as the damage […]

Recycle computer hardware for recommerce

The European Parliament has voted for tougher regulations on the disposal of worn out/obsolete electronic items, requiring each country to collect 4 kilos of e-waste per citizen by 2012, and to process 85% of all its electronic waste by 2016. We’re seeing that in times of recession, economic interests tend to overrule eco-causes, and corporate […]

Theatre without walls (or doors – or any other barrier!)

[Update 10.06.2012 – Five Minute Theatre wins a Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) – category best technological production.] The Stage quotes judge Robert Dawson Scott, theatre critic of The Times:  “For once, it wasn’t the pin point accuracy or the polished slickness of the endeavour that impressed: it was the sheer scale of the ambition […]

Responsibly international performing arts practice (its digital!)

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 […]

Webinar on-demand: Five Minute Theatre in an Hour!

WEBINAR 10: Five Minute Theatre in an Hour! The tenth in AmbITion Scotland’s webinar series is an in-depth case study of the live and online production by National Theatre Scotland of Five Minute Theatre. It explores the issues and opportunities of digitizing live, cultural experiences; crowdsourcing content; and building online audiences, so is for anyone […]

Reflections on Five Minute Theatre

Envirodigital were the technical consultants and co-producers of National Theatre Scotland’s virtual online live theatre project Five Minute Theatre. With extensive experience of webcasting in Scotland; the theatre world and in producing digital art and digital performance, Envirodigital director Hannah Rudman reflects over the results, reviews and reveals some of the behind-the-scenes processes.

Five Minute Theatre – 12 days to go

I’ve spent the week on Five Minute Theatre, making sure that the people and the technologies are going to work just fine! We’ve done site visits to hubs like the CCA in Glasgow and Lemon Tree in Aberdeen and trained up roving crews at Howden Park (Livingston) Govan and lots more who will based in […]

STV partner Five Minute Theatre

National Theatre of Scotland’s Five Minute Theatre project, on which Envirodigital are technical consultants, will feature over 1000 performers in eleven countries. Of the 235 successful entries, 202 will be performed in Scotland, thirteen across the rest of the UK, four in Europe and sixteen across the rest of the world. Not only will those […]

Creative & Interactive Industries’ low carbon transition: Final Report

Envirodigital and Scottish Enterprise facilitated workshops with Creative and Interactive Industries for Scottish Government’s 2020 Climate Group, to feedback on what the options, opportunities and challenges might be for the sectors on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, and a 42% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020. The final report is below, and features digitisation as […]

National Theatre Scotland launch new virtual live theatre project

I’m delighted to announce that my other company#fiveminutetheatre! Envirodigital are consultant producers for Five Minute Theatre. NATIONAL THEATRE OF SCOTLAND MARKS ITS 5TH BIRTHDAY WITH A VIRTUAL 24 HOUR THEATRE PROJECT Today, 25th February, 2011, the National Theatre of Scotland marks its fifth birthday by opening public submissions for a nationwide virtual theatre project as […]