Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling.
Thursday 25 July 2019
Hot News, Roundups & AudioFiction Review Pods
- Adventures in creating the first world audio drama / audio fiction focused podcast festival, as covered by Cambridge Day - if this doesn’t convince you to get a ticket……uhm. Just…get there if you can!
Podcast Movement - August 13-16, 2019
- Orlando, Florida, USA. Use promo code INSIGHTS for $30 off any ticket. This is a special offer from Podcast Insights – please say thanks to the PM team when you see them!
Podcast Fiction Creatives July Meet-Ups
August UK Audio Fiction Creatives Podcast Meetup in London
- Facebook organised by Ella Watts (Podcast Consultant Freelancer / The Orphans). This is next week folks - hope to see you there - London, Thursday July 18th. Yup. That’s today - if you’re reading this hot off the presses! See you there?
Submit a story to Alexa!
- Pitch and write your story to be considered for showcasing on the Alexa device. With Telltables.com.
Exciting new audio fiction script writing competition launched by Quirky Voices and Dashing Onions Collaboration.
- Deadline 1 August - exclusive to FICTION PODCAST NEWS July subscribers. Sarah Golding (VA, Quirky Voices) and Fiona Thraille (VA, Dashing Onions) are excited to present the newest opportunity to showcase new audio fiction writing. In a London venue (to be announced) we will be performing 2 original winning scripts from this competition and then furthering the opportunity for the not-quite-so-winning-but-still-awesome scripts to be snapped up by producers to be made. We want Live foley and audio fun! DO NOT MISS this opportunity to share your audio joy!
Finding POC IN AUDIO
- For casting help to find POC VA’s this has been set up on twitter so if you are one, jump in! And if you’re looking for cast - this gives you some help!
Audio Fiction Auditions:
Creatives to support
PodTales Indiegogo campaign
- Help raise funds for this free to go to Fiction Podcast Specialist Podcast Festival. “By making admission free to the general public, PodTales seeks to expand the audience for independent audio drama and fiction podcasts, as well as offering a rewarding community event.” There will also be Local Exhibitors, Special Guests, Family-Friendly Activities, Hands-on Workshops and Panel Discussions.
Fablegazers are fundraising for Season 2
- Sara-Mae Tuson (Sugar Babies podcast won bronze at the Britpod Awards) is fundraising for Season 2 - all about Georgette Heyer - with interviews with Stephen Fry and more!
Fall of the House of Sunshine are fundraising! Jump in!
- Sunshine, one of the first musical podcasts ever, is a totally unique auditory roller coaster ride - a murder mystery whodunnit that quickly unravels into a lovingly crafted world of action, adventure, noir and musical comedy shenanigans. Featuring a cast of Tony- and Emmy- nominated actors and voice actors from Broadway and Prime Time television, immersive audio production, and a fully orchestrated soundtrack with over 110
musical numbers through the first two seasons, Fall of the House of Sunshine has built a singular podcast experience for your singular (doubular?) ears.
Show News: Debuts
MoonologueSessions Debut Parts 1,2,3
- Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings with monologues and some fun. With Tanja Milojevic, Sarah Golding and a host of writing and voice acting luminaries.
Editors - Sarah Golding and Lindsay Harris Friel
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