Posts Posts by: "Dougal"
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Distanced does not have to mean divided. Creative problem solving and innovative use of digital media is closing the gap of social distancing. Meeting people, chance encounters, expressing yourself, feeding off the energy of the audience, inspiring people, supporting each other. All of these things we often consider better in person. Now, due to our…(Read More)

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You used to have to setup and administer your own streaming servers (way back when we started Radio Magnetic, anyway) but these days there are many choices of platforms to stream to so you can reach your audience. Some of them you will probably know, others you might not…(Read More)

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Working from home has its benefits, but also comes with many challenges. How do you communicate effectively with your team so you don’t drown in email? What are the best scheduling tools? How about to collaborative do lists and project management…(Read More)

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Are you part of an arts project, heritage organisation, performance company, digital venture or community group? Do you want to find new ways to connect with people during the necessary period of social distancing required by the coronavirus crisis? Browse our catalogue of inspiring examples of remote participation from communities and creatives around the world…(Read More)

Cowal Highland Gathering Live Stream by Inner Ear Still

“Fantastic job Inner Ear and thank you to Cowal for doing it right this year! Awesome all around…” Heather MacInnis, Livestream Chatroom As both hosts for the World Highland Dancing Championship and Scotland’s biggest highland games, Cowal Highland Gathering is a prestigious event. Taking place on the second last weekend of August the event…(Read More)

As part of preparations for the Paisley 2021 UK City of Culture bid and also as part of a major redevelopment plan for Paisley venues, Renfrewshire Council commissioned us to do an interesting piece of evaluation and recommendation consultancy. The works is a response to an issue raised around “digital latency” and proposals for a…(Read More)

Jack Lee and Roddy MacLeod, winners of the Glenfiddich Piping Championship 2017

Each year the National Piping Centre and the William Grant Foundation commission Inner Ear (in association with our TRADtv brand) to produce a live stream, and comprehensive video documentation, of the world’s premiere solo piping competition: the Glenfiddich Piping Championship. Broadcast live from Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, near Pitlochry in Perthshire, on the…(Read More)

At Resonate 2017, Dougal Perman (chair of the Scottish Music Industry Association and director of Inner Ear), hosted a panel featuring Geoff Ellis (DF Concerts), Rachael Brown (Cultural Enterprise Office), Alan Morrison (Creative Scotland) and Neil Semple (Department for International Trade). Entitled Developing The Infrastructure of Scotland’s Music Industry, the panel evaluated Scotland’s…(Read More)

RCS Opera Singer's Masterclass Inner Ear Video Documentation

On Friday 20 May the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland commissioned Inner Ear to film and record an opera singer’s masterclass with world-renowned tenor Dennis O’Neill. To say that the class was inspiring is an understatement. The singers are all extremely talented, as you would expect from one of the world’s leading…(Read More)

Action on Digital Skills in Scotland

Skills Development Scotland presented an event that looked at what we know about the demand for technology skills in Scotland, including skills challenges and opportunities, and critically showcasing some of inspirational initiatives which are already underway to address the digital skills gap. We can achieve more by working together to address technology skills challenges. The…(Read More)

Jane Ballentine (Limitless Learning Limited)

Digital Scotland and Girl Geek Scotland present videos that inspire and inform role models and mentors as part of Skills Development Scotland’s “Tackling the Technology Gender Gap Together” workstream. Inner Ear created a series of videos to accompany and promote the downloadable Role Models & Mentors advice document. The videos were written and presented…(Read More)