German radio colleague Wolfgang Bauernfeind passed away

(9 March 1944 – 13 November 2022, 78 years old – ed.) Wolfgang Bauernfeind’s speech (AUDIO) at ‘SOS Feauture’ on 16 Oct 2001( https://app.box.com/s/1i2l6j6vk8okxolymbgc604iren5o77m ) Simon Elmes:“Unlike his German colleagues, I never knew Wolfgang Bauernfeind as a broadcaster, as an editor or even as a producer. Yet he was, for me, one of my dearest … More German radio colleague Wolfgang Bauernfeind passed away

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PRIX EUROPA 2020 – Best European Radio Documentary of the Year

PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Documentary of the Year 2020: Estonia – The Night I Did Not Die / Sweden Special Commendation: Grenfell: Flat 142 / United Kingdom ___ PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Documentary Series of the Year 2020: Blackout – the Girl in the Photo / Denmark Special Commendation: Gamer – The Murder … More PRIX EUROPA 2020 – Best European Radio Documentary of the Year

‘Prix Marulic’ will take place from May 9 th – 14 th 2020 in Hvar, on the island of Hvar, Croatia!

Prix Marulic – Old Texts Revisited is an annual festival of audio plays and documentaries based on texts from literary and cultural heritage. It is unique thanks to the ambiance that the morning and afternoon listening sessions take place in (more info about the historical settings of the town of Hvar can be found on … More ‘Prix Marulic’ will take place from May 9 th – 14 th 2020 in Hvar, on the island of Hvar, Croatia!

PRIX EUROPA 2019 – Radio Winners [+AUDIO]

RADIO WINNERS PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Documentary of the Year 2019 A Sense of Quietness Falling Tree Productions, United Kingdom Author and Director: Eleanor McDowall, Producer: Eleanor McDowall, Alan Hall, Rachel Hooper INFO+AUDIO  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00019nh   PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Documentary Series of the Year 2019 Lord of the Ring Pulls NRK, Norway Author … More PRIX EUROPA 2019 – Radio Winners [+AUDIO]

PRIX ITALIA 2019 – WINNER Radio ‘Documentary and Reportage’ [+AUDIO]

THE WINNER IS: ‘THE PERFECT VICTIM’,  (Det Perfecte offer) DANISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (DR Denmark) A documentary podcast series (DR 2017) about sexual assault victims in the Danish psychiatry system. Journalist and producer: 
Emil Eusebius Olhoff-Jakobsen
 Editor:
 Jesper Hyhne DOC IN AUDIO The Jury Jesper Dein, DR – Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Denmark Kaj Färm, YLE – … More PRIX ITALIA 2019 – WINNER Radio ‘Documentary and Reportage’ [+AUDIO]

Prix Marulic 2019 – Winners

Congratulations! DOCUMENTARY 1) GRAND PRIX MARULIĆ: Canada/Battery Radio – CONSENT – Walk the Walk (Descent into the Maelstrom), Authors: Chris Brookes and Emily Deming. 2) China/China National Radio – Song from the Wordless Tongue – Story of the Silence Choir , Authors: Li Hong andJiang Liuming. 3) Serbia/RTS Serbian Broadcasting Company – Lili Marlene, Authors: … More Prix Marulic 2019 – Winners

PRESS RELEASE – Edwin Brys wins the first ‘Klankverbond Audio Award’

Edwin Brys <https://www.klankverbond.be/professionals#/edwin-brys&gt;  wins the first Klankverbond Audio Award. With a career that spans more than four decades, Edwin Brys most certainly deserves this award, not only as a creator of radio programs, but also as professor and mentor. During his entire career Brys worked for the VRT (Flemish Radio and Television), where he created … More PRESS RELEASE – Edwin Brys wins the first ‘Klankverbond Audio Award’

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Åke Blomström Award 2019 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference and to participate in the Prix Europa 2019. The grant addresses young radio talents who are at the beginning of their career as feature makers. We … More Åke Blomström Award 2019 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

PRIX EUROPA 2018 – Best European Radio Documentary of the Year

PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Documentary of the Year: donated by Österreichisc her Rundfunk – ORF/Ö1 – The Upside Down / Il Sottosopra – Gianluca Stazi, Guiseppe Casu submitted and produced by Radio Televisione Italiana – Rai , Radio 3 (Italy) co-produced by Tratti Documentari – Special Commendations to the second and third placed entries: … More PRIX EUROPA 2018 – Best European Radio Documentary of the Year

CALL FOR CREATIVE AUDIO FEATURES for CRITIQUE AND ANALYSIS

  By: Laura Romero Valldecabres Audio storyteller / Producer Communication PhD “My name is Laura Romero, radio maker and researcher […] about our CALL ​OF ​​CREATIVE AUDIO FEATURES for critique and analysis, for Radio Doc Review, in the University of Wollongong, Australia (I am the guest editor for the next issue).”     Deadline is … More CALL FOR CREATIVE AUDIO FEATURES for CRITIQUE AND ANALYSIS

IFC 2018 – UPDATE: ‘Musical Project’ performance: FEATURE and PLAY

  Do you remember the invitation? and how you can easily participate … UPDATE: from TerezaReková Here the links with notes for the Feature and Play song. (Maybe record your part also? :)) 1) https://musescore.com/user/25672801/scores/4913636 2) https://musescore.com/user/25672801/scores/4996562 UPDATE: the last part of the notes for the IFC song 3) https://musescore.com/user/25672801/scores/5079817 Thank you and looking forward, … More IFC 2018 – UPDATE: ‘Musical Project’ performance: FEATURE and PLAY

IFC 2018 – JOIN US! Be part of live ‘Musical Project’ performance: FEATURE and PLAY

WATCH THE INVITATION MOVIE Feature and Play Hello Authors! Our Feature and play: Musical Project is a unique happening taking place at the 44th IFC in Prague. Be there when history will be made!  We as authors all know the story. We need to listen to everyone. We need to hear everyone. And very often … More IFC 2018 – JOIN US! Be part of live ‘Musical Project’ performance: FEATURE and PLAY

IFC 2018 – 2nd CALL + HOTEL INFO

As you know, the 44th International Feature Conference (IFC) will take place on 20-24 May 2018 in Prague at the kind invitation of Czech Radio. Please find attached the official invitation and the information about the Conference, including the call for entries (deadline for submitting your programmes is Friday, 23 February) [new deadline] Information regarding … More IFC 2018 – 2nd CALL + HOTEL INFO

Åke Blomström Award 2018 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

.. Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference and to participate in the Prix Europa 2018. Read this CALL with: The Award addresses young radio talents who are at the beginning of their … More Åke Blomström Award 2018 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

New at RADIO ATLAS: “Everday something disappears” (Radio Doc/Podcast, Belgium)

By Edwin Brys : Both Luc Haekens en myself are very happy and thankful that the wonderful radio doc/podcast project RADIO ATLAS has today put our programme “Everday something disappears” on their website. The RADIO ATLAS website aims to offer to an international audience radio features/podcasts created in a non-english language, with an english translation. … More New at RADIO ATLAS: “Everday something disappears” (Radio Doc/Podcast, Belgium)

PRIX EUROPA 2017 – Winners for the Best European Radio Documentary of the Year + Rank 1 to 10

    PRIX EUROPA for the Best European Radio Documentary of the Year: 1. ‘Papa, We Are in Syria’– Joachim Gerhard’s Search for Lost Sons and Holy Warriors / Germany Submitting Organisation: Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg – RBB / ARD Author: Christian Lerch Director: Christian Lerch Sound: Bodo Pasternak, Bettina Mikulla Produced by: Gabriela Hermer (RBB) Co-produced … More PRIX EUROPA 2017 – Winners for the Best European Radio Documentary of the Year + Rank 1 to 10

PRIX ITALIA 2017 Radio Doc WINNER [+AUDIO]

THE WINNER IS: DOCUMENTARY ON ONE: NO TIME TO LOSE (RTÉ, Ireland) Direction: Jason Murphy, Tim Desmond – Production: Jason Murphy, Tim Desmond – Script: Jason Murphy, Tim Desmond – Sound: Mark Dwyer, Liam O’Brien – Narrator: Aileen Mythen – Title of series: Documentary on One – Producing organisation: RTÉ Radio 1 – Year of … More PRIX ITALIA 2017 Radio Doc WINNER [+AUDIO]

2017 Third Coast Competition – Early Deadline …

Hi all, Due to technical issues with the submissions website, the early deadlines have been extended by one day to Wednesday, 14 June at noon Pacific Time. Dennis I realised that I put the wrong entry fees in the initial message. They are clarified below… Early deadline fees: 35$ for students 55$ for non-students These … More 2017 Third Coast Competition – Early Deadline …

Documentaries in translation – I’d be very interested to know what IFC people think

By: Hugh Levinson, Open Ear, BBC World Service – With best wishes, I just wanted to alert the IFC community to a project we are running on BBC World Service English called Open Ear. We are rebroadcasting four brilliant programmes from around the world from non-BBC outlets: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04kfxzl Two are English-language programmes, one from ABC … More Documentaries in translation – I’d be very interested to know what IFC people think

2016 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation: And the awards go to …

“This past Sunday’s Awards Ceremony was a much-needed burst of love and appreciation for the power of audio storytelling. Kudos to the winning audio producers, whose skill, bravery & passion combined to create profound and artful audio documentaries.” Congratulations, 2016 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Winners! [READ FULL MESSAGE  +AUDIO]

Three days Amsterdam with ‘An ode to audio stories’ (Dutch / English)

‘Oorzaken Festival’ presents an ode to audio stories (Dutch / English) INFO & TICKETS When: Fri 30 Sep 2016 until Sun 02 Oct 2016 Programme: https://www.brakkegrond.nl/en/agenda-categories/oorzaken-festival Location: Culture House ‘De Brakke Grond’ Nes 45 1012 KD Amsterdam The Netherlands [ Google map ] Tickets: Buy tickets on-line per festival- part or session ! Varied prices … More Three days Amsterdam with ‘An ode to audio stories’ (Dutch / English)

GRAND PRIX NOVA 2016 (Radio drama ) The Winners

GRAND PRIX NOVA International Radio Drama Festival – Bucharest 2016 2016, May 31 – June 3 In Competition: 44 broadcasts from 21 countries
 At the end of the festival, jury members Katharina Rathouska – Head of Radio Drama and Literature of Czech Radio;
 Vijay Sadhu – Senior Executive, Programming Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU);
 Dmitri Plax … More GRAND PRIX NOVA 2016 (Radio drama ) The Winners

Introducing Radio Atlas!

“Lots of English-language audio is making its way into the iTunes charts of non-English speaking countries and very little is coming out the other way. It’s a dangerously one-sided conversation.“ Finally! A way to listen to radio stories in languages you don’t-necessarily-speak. [READ ALL …]

[+AUDIO] Prix Europa 2015 – Winner(s) Radio Doc

Best European Radio Documentary Junkies in the Country / France Submitting Organisation: ARTE Radio Author: Medhi Ahoudig LISTEN full program Special Commendations My Mother’s Words / Belgium Submitting Organisation: Atelier de Création Sonore Radiophonique – ACSR Autor: Aurélia Balboni Webpage LISTEN exerpt program The Black Saint / Sweden Submitting organisation: Sveriges Radio – SR Author: … More [+AUDIO] Prix Europa 2015 – Winner(s) Radio Doc

HearSay2015 Booked Out, Prize Deadline Extended & Programme!

HearSay2015 is … 3 days and nights of sound, story and sharing taking over the mountain village of Kilfinane, Ireland (pop. 700) International award-winning contributors from all disciplines of creative audio radio features, film sound, sound art, theatre sound, music, drama … HearSay Prize 2015 Deadline Extended! “As the HearSay2015 programme has been released, the … More HearSay2015 Booked Out, Prize Deadline Extended & Programme!