Update on the 2020/21 Åke Blomström award: Completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21

The selection committee has completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21. The 2020 winners are Lena Loehr ( Germany), Dries Hiroux (Belgium) and Agnieszka Szwajgier (Poland). Congratulations to all three candidates and well done to all those who applied but didn’t make it this year. There were 30 applications this year and many … More Update on the 2020/21 Åke Blomström award: Completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21

REMINDER (Deadline: Sunday 16 February 2020) Call out for 46th International Feature Conference (IFC) Rome, 24-28 May 2020

Important deadline: Sunday 16 February 2020 If you want (your programme) to be considered for inclusion in the Conference programme, please submit (your audio) On behalf of Silvia Lahner (ORF/Austria), Chair of the EBU Features Group, please find attached the official invitation and the first important information about the Conference. READ ALL – https://ifc2.wordpress.com/2019/12/17/ifcroma-call-out/

Call out for 46th International Feature Conference (IFC) Rome, 24-28 May 2020

  Dear Colleagues, The 46th International Feature Conference (IFC) will take place on 24-28 May 2020 in Rome at the kind invitation of RAI (Italy). On behalf of Silvia Lahner (ORF/Austria), Chair of the EBU Features Group, please find attached the official invitation and the first important information about the Conference. Yours sincerely, Laurent Marceau … More Call out for 46th International Feature Conference (IFC) Rome, 24-28 May 2020

Call out for ‘Åke Blomström Award’ 2020 – 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 2020 and to participate in the Prix Europa 2020. The grant award supports young radio talents who are at the beginning of their career as feature … More Call out for ‘Åke Blomström Award’ 2020 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

VIDEO EBU: Irish President Michael D. Higgins sent a video to welcome participants IFC2019

Irish President Michael D. Higgins sent a video (above) to welcome participants to the Emerald Isle. He told delegates that with its long tradition of storytelling, Ireland had a special affinity for the spoken word, as could be seen in people’s keen interest in radio programming. “Your Conference is a reminder that radio stations are a … More VIDEO EBU: Irish President Michael D. Higgins sent a video to welcome participants IFC2019

#IFC2019 – STORY SHOWCASE +AUDIO & Script – All 20 pieces

Links to all 20 pieces that featured in Story Showcase are below. In most cases, the transcription/translation links within the Soundcloud file work – but have attached all scripts just in case there’s any issues (numbering doesn’t mean anything). • I Am The Detonator by Mira Burt-Wintonick, CBC https://soundcloud.com/mira-burt-wintonick/the-detonator/s-W10ix • My Own Private Russophobia by … More #IFC2019 – STORY SHOWCASE +AUDIO & Script – All 20 pieces

RIP Darko Tralić

It is with great sadness that we learnt that our dear Croatian radio colleague Darko Tralić has passed away this morning in Zagreb. Darko worked for nearly 45 years as director of radio documentaries and radio drama, both for adults and children, at the Croatian public broadcast corporation HRT. He was a regular guest at … More RIP Darko Tralić

New element to IFC – ‘Story Showcase’

This year, we’re excited to introduce a new element to IFC – Story Showcase. This is where an ‘outstanding’ 5-7mins excerpt is chosen from entries into #IFC2019 which have been shortlisted/selected by the EBU Features group. These excerpts will then be played, discussed and critiqued in individual discussion groups. Each Story Showcase group will have … More New element to IFC – ‘Story Showcase’

Ad Free

Our IFC website (ifc.euroradio.org or ifc2.wordpress.com) is from now ‘ad free’, for a more pleasant reading experience.

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

Three course feast of Irish radio conferences running back to back

For anyone interested in a complete, three course feast of Irish radio conferences, they’re all running back to back. Attend MIRP (Apr 2/3) Ahead of HearSay (Apr 4/7) Ahead of IFC (Apr 7/11)   MIRP is for independent audio producers – and their next conference is being held in Dublin Zoo, April 2/3 2019! Further … More Three course feast of Irish radio conferences running back to back

Register yourself now for #IFC2019 – 85% of places have been filled

Registrations for IFC tipping away all the time. Hotel accommodation also filling up quickly. Please find attached IFC 2019 Official Invitation and the first important information regarding entries, deadlines and practical information about the IFC, whose format will slightly change next year. My preparation #IFC2019 IFC 2019 DESCRIPTION and REGISTER NOW ENTER YOU AUDIO into … More Register yourself now for #IFC2019 – 85% of places have been filled

IFC2019 – We anticipate #IFC2019 will be reach capacity and be fully booked by January 1st. Register and Book your accommodation immediately to avoid disappointment

Hey there, Hey EBU delegates, Please read this ! Registrations for #IFC2019 opened yesterday (Nov 7th) and already, 20% of places have been filled. We urge EBU delegates to register now and book your accommodation immediately to avoid disappointment. We anticipate #IFC2019 will be reach capacity and be fully booked by January 1st. How can I … More IFC2019 – We anticipate #IFC2019 will be reach capacity and be fully booked by January 1st. Register and Book your accommodation immediately to avoid disappointment

IFC 2018 – SCHEDULE & Scripts (on ifcplus)

The complete program is almost finished. Now – two weeks in advance – the latest version. We’ve posted this schedule on a special (private (1) website, ‘IFC PLUS’ with links to all (2) digital scripts, friendly for mobile (3) platforms (phones, tablets), with a easy-to-remember  web address: bit.ly/ifcplus Go To SCHEDULE & Scripts IFC2018 Reading … More IFC 2018 – SCHEDULE & Scripts (on ifcplus)

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

Ö1-Producer Alfred Koch receives ‘Axel-Eggebrecht-Preis 2018’

Alfred Koch: “juhu!! my most important award in radio feature“ [read more ‘Alfred Koch’ Facebook] Axel Eggebrecht Prize In Eggebrecht’s memory, the Media Foundation of the City of Leipzig endowed the Axel Eggebrecht Prize to be awarded for radio documentaries. Since 2008, it is awarded every two years, alternating with the Günter Eich Prize for … More Ö1-Producer Alfred Koch receives ‘Axel-Eggebrecht-Preis 2018’

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 – … entry proposals should now arrive by another date: Friday, 23 February

Dear Colleagues, The EBU Features Group will meet in Prague on 5-6 March to finalize the programme of the next International Feature Conference (20-24 May), and in particular to decide on the programmes to be included in the IFC’s listening sessions. This year, the Features Group decided to slightly change the selection process, with Members … More IFC 2018 – … entry proposals should now arrive by another date: Friday, 23 February

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)

“Kaye Mortley, who has won a most prestigious award for her lifetime’s work in radio in France – Le Prix de l’oeuvre de la SCAM”

Message from Virginia Madsen / Edwin Brys (See also Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156343514153009 ) Sharing this wonderful news for the Australian born radio artist, writer, producer (and formerly ABC producer) Kaye Mortley (* 1943), who has won a most prestigious award for her lifetime’s work in radio in France – Le Prix de l’oeuvre de la SCAM. … More “Kaye Mortley, who has won a most prestigious award for her lifetime’s work in radio in France – Le Prix de l’oeuvre de la SCAM”

IFC 2017 – AUDIO – Morning- and Planery Sessions

8/5 MONDAY Morning session – Robert Barkman: ”The inner movie in your head” Dramaturgy Plenary session – Katarina Gunnarsson: “To give voice, to those who seldom will be heard” Inclusive journalism 9/5  TUESDAY Morning session – Marie-Jeanette Löfgren, Magnus Arvidsson and Martina Pierrou: “P3 documentary, reaching the young audience“ Plenary session – Prix Italia winner: … More IFC 2017 – AUDIO – Morning- and Planery Sessions