Hot News, Roundups & AudioFiction Review Pods
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!
hosts a live panel discussion panel at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm, at the Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library.
Podcast Fiction Creatives July Meet-Ups
COMING SOON: Quirky Voices and Dashing Onions are looking for 10-15 minute original scripts (any genre, any era, 2-6 actors) for a live showcase of new audio drama in September - Submission window July 14-30th. More details next newsletter but…get writing!
From the BBC Writers’ Room: Deadline: 5th October 2019. INK is a theatre company and registered charity, that sources, develops, and produces the best new short plays for stage and radio, from writers predominately with an East Anglian connection and each year showcases the new work at The INK Festival and on Tour. For 2020 entries are open to writers worldwide in the categories Short Play, Radio Play, Themed Play, Radio Game Show and Young Writer (under 18).
New episode from Radio Drama Revival
- with the amazing David Rheinstrom talking Fan Wars - the Empire Claps Back. Star Wars fans and nerds unite! This show generally does a wee introduction and then plays a couple of groovy episodes of the show. if you haven’t found it yet - jump in! (And we hope you’re ok David?)
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.
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
How I died
- The How i Died podcast follows Forensic Pathologist, Jon Spacer, as he solves crimes by talking to the ghost of the victim during the autopsy. But this little town not only boasts an unusually high mortality rate, it also has some of the strangest ways to die.
- Follow a group of students as they embark on a research trip to a previously unexplored island. This audio drama podcast is intended for mature audiences only.
An anthology show adapting the short stories of Geoffrey Thorne (Leverage, The Librarians, Marvel’s Avengers Black Panther’s Quest, et al), full of sci-fi, fantasy, mystery and intrigue! New content every Monday through September, 2019.
Show News: Finales
- An elite force of time travelers discover a terrible truth. The chronicles we’ve known may not be our past, it could have been altered, our memories changed and history itself set on a different path. They investigate these anomalies, traveling to different periods of our ancient past to stop the malevolent enemy trying to write a new chapter in humanity’s story. They are our only defense, heroes of ages ago, today, and the Future. They are…the Continuum Force.
Editors - Sarah Golding and Lindsay Harris Friel
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