The majority of the course will consist of practical exercises interspersed with group discussions, individual feedback and plenty of opportunities to ask questions. You will also work on scenes from a contemporary play, learn about the essential tools of script analysis and develop an understanding of the actor’s process.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in producing a podcast.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
You will need to bring your own laptop with you. Before the first lesson, you should have downloaded Audacity, which is free audio editing software. You will need to bring a mouse and ‘ear bud’ headphones. You will also need a dictaphone, digital audio recorder, USB microphone or smartphone.
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You will learn
- An understanding of what podcasts are and their place in the media landscape
- How to develop and research an idea, and turn that into a podcast plan
- Structural and presentational skills for your podcast
- Recording and editing audio for publishing
- Basic interview techniques
- How to get your published podcast out into the world
- Marketing and how to potentially monetise your podcast
- A plan for improving your podcast and audio skills further.
Meet the Tutor
Euan McAleece is a creative audio freelancer, producer, craft editor and consultant with training expertise. He is an advocate of digital media, podcasting and social networking, with a keen interest in new audio techniques, media theory, emerging technologies and platforms. Euan specialises in developing new formats for podcasting and show start-up for individuals and brands. He has worked on a number of high profile podcasts, and has experience with the BBC, commercial and community radio production.
Need to Know
- 10:00 - 17:00
- Full £72 / Conc. £55
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Euan McAleece
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