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

IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 recorders” +AUDIO

THURSDAY May 12th 8.50 -9.20h Breakfast Session Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 recorders” The choice of gear and other aspects of recording for a radio feature More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – “30th … More IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 recorders” +AUDIO

IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Florian Klenk: “Investigative Journalism“ +AUDIO

WEDNESDAY May 11th 13.30-14.30h Plenary Session Florian Klenk: “Investigative Journalism“ The techniques, risks and effects of Investigative Reports More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 recorders” … More IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Florian Klenk: “Investigative Journalism“ +AUDIO

IFC 2016- Breakfast session – Eva Roither: “Moving Radio” +AUDIO

WEDNESDAY May 11th 8.50 -9.20h Breakfast Session Eva Roither: “Moving Radio” How scenes tell stories in the Austrian Radiofeature More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 … More IFC 2016- Breakfast session – Eva Roither: “Moving Radio” +AUDIO

IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Nadja Hahn, Elisabeth Stratka: “How to be Austrian” +AUDIO

TUESDAY May 10th 13.30 – 14.30h Plenary Session Nadja Hahn, Elisabeth Stratka: “How to be Austrian” How radio and social media complement each other More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end … More IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Nadja Hahn, Elisabeth Stratka: “How to be Austrian” +AUDIO

IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Laurence Grissell: “Don’t Log Off” +AUDIO

TUESDAY May 10th 8.50 -9.20h Breakfast Session Laurence Grissell: “Don’t Log Off”  Using social media to find great stories More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 … More IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Laurence Grissell: “Don’t Log Off” +AUDIO

IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Monika Kalcsics: “A reporting disaster?” +AUDIO

MONDAY May 9th 13.30 – 14.30h Plenary Session Monika Kalcsics: “A reporting disaster?” Complications of embedded journalism More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to low end mp3 recorders” +AUDIO … More IFC 2016 – Plenary Session – Monika Kalcsics: “A reporting disaster?” +AUDIO

IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Alfred Koch: “I didn’t like the German narrator” +AUDIO

MONDAY May 9th 8.50 – 9.20h Breakfast Session  Alfred Koch: “I didn’t like the German narrator”  The Feature and its national characteristics More like this: IFC 2016 – Closing Session & ‘Farewell’ +AUDIO IFC 2016 – ‘Tribute’ Lorelei Harris (chair IFC) +AUDIO IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Martin Leitner: “From hi end equipment to … More IFC 2016 – Breakfast Session – Alfred Koch: “I didn’t like the German narrator” +AUDIO

IFC 2015 – Four planeries online in one playlist – 1. Making Radio Move – 2. Common Mistakes – 3. Who’s Turning the Page ? Pauses, Pacing and High Balls in Storytelling – 4. Radio by Any Other Name? The Rise of Podcasting

During the IFC were given several practical workshops. 4 are online now. Making Radio Move by Laurence Grissell (UK) Common Mistakes by Liam O’Brien (Ireland) Who’s Turning the Page ? Pauses, Pacing and High Balls in Storytelling by Ronan Kelly (Ireland ) Radio by Any Other Name? The Rise of Podcasting  by Sarah Geis, Johanna … More IFC 2015 – Four planeries online in one playlist – 1. Making Radio Move – 2. Common Mistakes – 3. Who’s Turning the Page ? Pauses, Pacing and High Balls in Storytelling – 4. Radio by Any Other Name? The Rise of Podcasting

‘RadioDoc Review’ (RDR) – by: Siobhan McHugh

“Fellow-Feature Makers and Audio Connoisseurs, please visit RadioDoc Review, a new open access online journal which offers in-depth critiques and expert analysis of excellent audio documentaries and features from around the world, chosen by our international editorial board, made up of eminent producers, scholars and broadcast industry folk. Some reviewers and/or authors will be familiar … More ‘RadioDoc Review’ (RDR) – by: Siobhan McHugh

‘Cultural Radio’ – by: Virginia Madsen

“The traditional cultural “rich mix” variety of public service broadcasting (PSB) dating from the 1930s and 40s, did not disappear with television or even with media convergence, and is certainly not dying as many commentators or even those within radio organisations might have expected as little as 15 years ago. Uniquely in terms of the … More ‘Cultural Radio’ – by: Virginia Madsen

IFC 2014: “Less Is More” or “The Richness Of Our Poor Medium” – Helmut Kopetzky

At last, here is a summary of my input to the “Short Shorts” or “Grand Finale” or “Wisdom and Wit” or “Messages with Meaning for our Tomorrow” at 40th International Features Conference. In Leipzig I referred to a number of contributions with the following essence: “One of the strongest remedies for the survival of radio … More IFC 2014: “Less Is More” or “The Richness Of Our Poor Medium” – Helmut Kopetzky

IFC 2014: Unblocking Our Brains – So What Now?

So now that we all (well, some) of us agree that the radio documentary needs to enter the digital field: What exactly is it that prevents us from taking action? Lack of insight: Many colleages and managers still have not yet understood that the digital revolution outreaches the one when radio emerged 90 years ago. … More IFC 2014: Unblocking Our Brains – So What Now?

IFC 2014: A Story Worth Telling – A Toolbox (Sort of)

“Fiction is easy, it’s all about ‘Once upon a time’, and it’s imprinted in your DNA. Documentary is what it’s all about”, says Simon Elmes, BBC (UK). Storytelling is a magical process, but the important questions are: Is your story really important, relevant, emotionally powerful, exciting? One example for a gripping beginning is Anatomy of … More IFC 2014: A Story Worth Telling – A Toolbox (Sort of)

IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Bo-Göran Bodin and Daniel Öhman from SR (Sweden) introduced their radio documentary (Sale of arms by Swedes in Saudi Arabia) +AUDIO

Not only did the programme lead to the resignation of the Swedish Defense Minister, but it also won major prizes, including ‘Prix Europa 2012’ for Best Investigative Documentary … . AUDIO FILE – IFC 2013 – 40:12 – #Bo-Göran Bodin and Daniel Öhman from SR (Sweden) introduced their radio documentary about the sale of arms … More IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Bo-Göran Bodin and Daniel Öhman from SR (Sweden) introduced their radio documentary (Sale of arms by Swedes in Saudi Arabia) +AUDIO

IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Julian Treasure spoke about ‘power of sounds’ +AUDIO

Julian Treasure spoke about the “power of sounds”, or how sounds – and noises – do affect our everyday live … . AUDIO FILE – IFC 2013 – 1:04:43 – #Julian Treasure spoke about ‘power of sounds’ AUDIO FOLDER – IFC 2013 – with ALL audio (you can listen to a previous talk by him … More IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Julian Treasure spoke about ‘power of sounds’ +AUDIO

IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Police interview techniques – Police psychologist Asbjørn Rachlew +AUDIO +short doc

Impressive was Asbjørn Rachlew’s special address about police interview techniques. Asbjørn Rachlew was central in the interrogation process of the mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik … AUDIO FILE – IFC 2013 –  45:02 – #Police interview techniques – Police psychologist Asbjørn Rachlew AUDIO FOLDER – IFC 2013 – with ALL audio In a short documentary, Asbjørn … More IFC 2013 – Plenary Session – Police interview techniques – Police psychologist Asbjørn Rachlew +AUDIO +short doc

2012, IFC – Plenary Sessions (and more) in one ‘Video Wall’ +VIDEO – 1. Cockroach and Other Delights: The Work of Harri Huhtamäki – 2. Imaginative Journeys: What Only Radio Can Do – 3. The History of StoryCorps and the Power of Listening – 4. A Future for Feature

(what is so far available)

Do You Remember !: Oct 16, 2001: ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’…special discussion…it’s a HEARING!’

… Back to: Oct 16, 2001, … for  ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’ …special discussion…it’s a  HEARING! +AUDIO ALL 15 QUOTES in SOUND »» (new window) ALL QUOTES in FULL TEXT »» (new window) recorded by Willem Davids on Tuesday, October 16, 2001, 19h30-21h30, Room Radio Doc, Prix Europa, Berlin. <img title=" HOBBYSTEMPEL FT19 S.O.S. afm. ca. 30 … More Do You Remember !: Oct 16, 2001: ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’…special discussion…it’s a HEARING!’

IFC 2011, May 18 – Special: ‘Qui A Connu Lolita?’ – (present by: Chris Brookes) +AUDIO

Chris Brookes: Critical analysis of the 2010 Prix Europa Radio Documentary Winner – ‘Qui A Connu Lolita?’ by: Mehdi Ahoudig (no report yet) but we have: audio, pics and SCRIPT in English http://download.arteradio.com/flash/arteradiov4player.swf?mediaId=491214 http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649

IFC 2010, Hameenlinna – Future of features – Forms and Platforms – a discussion session +AUDIO – Sessions by: Elisabeth Stratka (ORF), Lu Olkowski (independent), Liam O’Brien (RTE), Simon Elmes (BBC)

A discussion session, with a chairperson, (Lorelei Harris) in which a number of people (4) are given no longer than 10’00 minutes each to put forward a specific proposition re Forms and Platforms, basing their arguments in a specific case A discussion session, with a chairperson, (Lorelei Harris) in which a number of people (4) … More IFC 2010, Hameenlinna – Future of features – Forms and Platforms – a discussion session +AUDIO – Sessions by: Elisabeth Stratka (ORF), Lu Olkowski (independent), Liam O’Brien (RTE), Simon Elmes (BBC)

IFC 2004 – ‘Essay on documentaries’ by Lisbeth Jessen

“All you need is Love, God, Power or Money” an essay on radio narrative Lisbeth Jessen (Lisbeth Jessen) There was a merchant in Baghdad who sent his servant to market to buy provisions and in a little while the servant came back, w All you need is Love, God, Power or Money” an essay on … More IFC 2004 – ‘Essay on documentaries’ by Lisbeth Jessen

IFC 2002 – CUT OR FADE, ‘The change of perception’ by Peter Klein

CUT OR FADE The change of perception   by Peter Klein Head of Feature & Feuilleton of ORF (Österreichische Rundfunk) (with examples in RealAudio)   Example 1: Initial Applause (RealAudio) Chapter I: The genesis of the workshop The question is: Are radio features or documentaries with a duration of 40, 50, 60 or more minutes … More IFC 2002 – CUT OR FADE, ‘The change of perception’ by Peter Klein

(more) Learning Moments

Learning Moments (under construction  #repair_links) tips / a broken link? let us know 2000 – ‘Never bore the listener 2001 – ‘SOS Feature, a Hearing! 2002 – ‘Cut or Fade‘ 2002 – ‘Međunarodne Feature Konfere 2002 – ‘EBU Master School-1 2004 – ‘EBU Master School-2 2004 – ‘Love God Power Money 2004 – ‘How I … More (more) Learning Moments

Voice, personality and suspense (by Helmut Kopetzky)

From a contribution to the International Feature Conference in Berlin, 2000 … Some observations while listening recently to a number of Orson Welles programmes, in particular to my favourite called “The Hitch Hiker”: The words and sound effects, even the subject itself seems to be a little dated after 60 years. You might call it … More Voice, personality and suspense (by Helmut Kopetzky)