Communication and Community: A first-timer’s notes on Third Coast Festival 2017
Sydney-based producer Jessica Hamilton unpacks what she learned attending Chicago’s Third Coast International Audio Festival late in 2017.
Working With Sound: Amy Hanley
Melbourne-based student producer Amy Hanley talks space, time and expansion – and tells us about some of the leftfield approaches and inspirations behind her work.
Working with Sound: Amy McQuire
Curtain co-producer Amy McQuire chats to us about Aboriginal broadcasting as a path to criminal and social justice – and the frustration of trying to convince mainstream audiences to care.
Working with Sound: André Dao and Michael Green (The Messenger)
Michael Green and André Dao – both producers for the documentary podcast The Messenger – discuss text, sound, and the love of a good spreadsheet.
Working with Sound: Marc Fennell
Marc Fennell is the creator of the ABC’s award-winning media and technology programme Download This Show. He spoke to us about media diversity, Australian voices and editing with your eyes closed.
Working with Sound: Daniel Browning
Daniel Browning (AWAYE!) tells us about his language-focussed spin-off series, Word Up, the necessity of patient interviewing, and how radio reporting brings you into people’s lives.
Working with Sound: Jess Ong and Rosa Ellen (SPUN Stories)
Jess Ong and Rosa Ellen produce the SPUN Stories podcast. They told us about the perils of recording under a doona when you live in the tropics – and why there’s more to the Top End than crocodiles.
Working with Sound: Jess O’Callaghan
The Party Room (and RN Drive) producer Jess O’Callaghan spoke to us about blending current affairs with creative audio, and the bounty of Australian sound right under our noses.
Working with Sound: Natalie Kestecher
Award-winning radio maker Natalie Kestecher blends documentary, performance and fiction in her unusual stories. She spoke to us about recording on the road, and what it is to truly become the muse.
Working with Sound: Emily Naismith and Ben Birchall (Ingredipedia)
Ingredipedia co-hosts Emily Naismith and Ben Birchall discuss colourful food stories and the value of a supportive Australian audio community.