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National Youth Orchestras of Scotland digitally transform!

Back in early 2014 The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) wanted to develop our organisation digitally. Our goals at the outset were not set in stone but we knew roughly what we wanted to achieve. Our initial ideas were to design, develop and implement a new robust, future-proof database, add a login-membership area to the current […]

Applied Arts Scotland: Sustainable AmbITions

Applied Arts Scotland (AAS) is a membership organisation which supports the professional development of Scottish applied artists.  AAS is going through fundamental change in the way it delivers its services and received Make:IT:Happen funds to take the opportunity to rethink communication and administration systems in order to be efficient and environmentally responsible. Please read more below on our Sustainable […]

Cinema City: history brought to life with digital development

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 […]

Science on screen

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. […]

How To… Edit Video (video tutorial for beginners and intermediates!)

A Guide to Editing Your Own Videos Today it is very easy to create videos and slideshows using software already provided by computer operating systems. With a little know-how, time and effort, you an create professional looking media projects that don’t require you to be a professional editor. When you buy a computer, you will […]

How To… Make Online Videos Accessible Using Captions and Subtitles

Accessibility refers to the practice of ensuring your product is available to as many users as possible. Web accessibility refers to the practice of making websites usable for all people, particularly for those with physical impairments, ensuring that everyone has equal access to all web content. The World Wide Web consortium (W3C) has established a […]

How To… make short films for online audiences

BBC Acadamy trainer Colin Savage, provides some insights and tips on how to produce high-quality and engaging short films for online audiences – thanks to Arts Council England for sharing this online from their Digital Capacity in the Arts programme.