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Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #6

Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound
Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #6
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Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling. 
Thursday 27th June 2019

Hot News, Press & Roundups
British Audio Drama made by Almost Tangible, Bafflegab, and The Other 1% win big at the New York Festivals Radio Awards 2019 - So exciting to see these brilliant indie audio fiction production companies’ achievements accrue.
Indie audio drama creatives at Bafflegab amongst winners of the first round of the audio content fund - The Audio Content Fund is a not-for-profit company established by AudioUK and Radiocentre to distribute funding independently from Government. 
Hughouse productions - A new podcast collective started by Anne Baird, Katie Youmans, and Wil Williams - Housing new audio drama content and a how to create audio drama show.
If you’re hungry for a starting point to find some queer audio drama podcasts look no further - A starting point for those yearning for more queer audio from Tor.com.
How many of the 706,000 podcasts are actually in production? Article from Amplify Media looking at the mortality rate of podcasts. Tbh, We think you should keep going…if you want to…at your own pace.

Opportunities

Events

Podcast Fiction Creatives Meet Up
Amelia Project launch celebration in July with UK Audio Fiction Creatives Podcast Meetup in London - Facebook organised by Ella Watts (Podcast Consultant Freelancer / The Orphans). Put this one in your diaries - London, Thursday July 18th.
Florida Podcasters general meeting - Join podcasters working in all genres in Florida for all sorts of fun creative shenanigans. Tampa, Tuesday July 9th.

Creator Resources 
Riffr - A new sharing platform comes to light - For voice actors Riffr could be an intriguing new way of showcasing your voice reels and other wares - check it out!
Coursera - Courses to help you edit and more - Recommended by Fiona Thraille (Dashing Onions, The Audio Drama Production Podcast) this site has music production courses that resonate and would help your understanding of all things audio fiction sound production too.
Audiodrama.com is a directory of all things audio drama - you on it? Audio-Drama.com is a collaborative directory with the goal of offering the most comprehensive listing of websites for audio drama enthusiasts. Anyone can contribute to this site, making it an ever-expanding, up-to-date directory for all things related to audio drama.
Matt Wieteska of Zombies, run! Talks all things casting on MADIVA PODCAST - Sarah and Matt Wieteska (Producer Zombies, Run!) talk all things from casting process to recording of the audio drama sections of this fun running app on the Modern Audio Drama Indie Voice Acting Podcast.
New Audio Fiction Discord Server - Join other folks on this platform to chat all things audio fiction.

Show News - Debuts
Shiny new much awaited audio drama from Tin Can  - this wonderous Scottish based creative team announce their new season called ‘The Tower’. Have a listen to the trailer and hit subscribe.
Geoffrey Thorne’s 'Dreamnasium’ premieres Monday 8th July  Dreamnasium! A sci-fi audio drama anthology based on the short stories of Geoffrey Thorne (Marvel’s Black Panther’s Quest, TNT’s The Librarians), full of sci-fi, fantasy, mystery and intrigue! Jump in…
Why Mummy Drinks - On BBC Radio 4 - One of my favourite fun parenting blogs turns into audio fiction. Are you blogging? Going to make it into an audio fiction podcast? Share your launch info with us!

Editor - Sarah Golding

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