The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022’ – +AUDIO, +SCRIPT

You probably met the 3 of them during the IFC AudioDocs conference in Cardiff: the winners of the Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022.We are very grateful to the coaches Vaida Pilibaytyte – LRT, Simon Elmes – ex BBC and Conor Garrett – BBC Ireland. Discover now the full programmes (with English translation) they produced during the … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022’ – +AUDIO, +SCRIPT

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The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021’ – +AUDIO, +VIDEO

VIDEO: Special: ‘Åke Blomström Award‘ at IFC 2021 You probably met the 3 of them during the virtual IFC in Cologne: the winners of the Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021. Discover now the full programmes (with English translation) they produced during the AB training and coaching period. Agnieszka Szwajgier, Poland (coach: Vaida Pilibaityté, LRT) Dries Hiroux, … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021’ – +AUDIO, +VIDEO

THE LAST CALL OUT – 47th International Feature Conference – Virtual Cologne – 15-18 May 2021

The 47th International Feature Conference (IFC) will take place on 15-18 May 2021 at the kind invitation of WDR (Germany). Update: We extended the deadline until the end of Sunday, February 28th On behalf of Silvia Lahner, Chair of the EBU Features Group and Leslie Rosin, Member of the EBU Features Group and Host organizer, … More THE LAST CALL OUT – 47th International Feature Conference – Virtual Cologne – 15-18 May 2021

(Second) CALL OUT – 47th International Feature Conference – Virtual Cologne – 15-18 May 2021

The 47th International Feature Conference (IFC) will take place on 15-18 May 2021 at the kind invitation of WDR (Germany). On behalf of Silvia Lahner, Chair of the EBU Features Group and Leslie Rosin, Member of the EBU Features Group and Host organizer, please find attached and latest the official invitation and the first important … More (Second) CALL OUT – 47th International Feature Conference – Virtual Cologne – 15-18 May 2021

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

The three historic days of September in retrospect: The shortest version

“What can’t be done in Rome, can be done at home” (Edwin Brys, Belgium – Aug-01-2020) We are talking about the 46th IFC and the first virtual conference: Virtual IFC 2020.For those who were there, participated in a unique event.For those who were not there: everything is still there. The programmes remain to be listended … More The three historic days of September in retrospect: The shortest version

The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020’ +AUDIO

They were expected to shine on stage at the IFC in Rome in May, the three radio talents from the Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020. But spoilsport C. had arrived. Because of this, we moved to our home site for the occasion of the virtual IFC. [VIDEO | 39 min] So here they are with full … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020’ +AUDIO

Virtual IFC 2020 – Proud to present: The Schedule

We are proud to present the full schedule for September 14, 15 and 16.In the next few days, some parts will be provided with further information. The fixed parts in our Virtual IFC 2020 are the two livestreams per day (10 AM and 6 PM CET) and daily a selection of documentaries, discussions in commentary … More Virtual IFC 2020 – Proud to present: The Schedule

IFC 2020 is happening! VIRTUAL and here!
 September 14, 15 and 16

‘Virtual IFC 2020’ in short: All selected documentaries are available *), day by day. Relevant discussions with makers and each other will take place in designated comment fields, per documentary. Exclusive plenary sessions are available as videos. We hope you will join us online for inspiring days of radio documentaries. *) All makers of selected … More IFC 2020 is happening! VIRTUAL and here!
 September 14, 15 and 16

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

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]

#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

‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2018-2019 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! +AUDIO

The winners of the Ake Blomstrom Award 2018: Vita Ličytė, Lithuania Martina Pouchlá, Czech republic Étienne Röder, Germany Louise Esbensen, Denmark Coordinator training : Edwin Brys, Belgium Chairwoman ABA : Gabriela Hermer ( RBB- Germany) Name: Vita Ličytė, Lithuania Title program: Lost Manor LINK to Audio LINK to Synopsis LINK to Script       … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2018-2019 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! +AUDIO

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’

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

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

‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2017-2018 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcprague +AUDIO

The winners of the Ake Blomstrom Award 2017: Peter Daatland, Norway Sahar Zand, Great Britain Karen Mørk, Danmark Coaches: Simon Elmes (ex- BBC) Robert Barkman (Swedish Radio) Franziska Dorau (ORF) Coordinator training : Edwin Brys, (Belgium) Chair ABA : Gabriela Hermer, (RBB- Germany) Name: Peter Daatland Bio: pdf Title program: THE ORIGIN: AIRPLANES Coach: Robert … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2017-2018 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcprague +AUDIO

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)

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

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 – 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

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 Prix Europa: Nominated radio programmes

 Prix Europa 14-20 October 2017, Berlin RADIO DOCUMENTARY Single radio documentaries. Running Times: Sunday 15 Oct, 14 – 18 Monday 16 Oct, 09 – 18 Tuesday 17 Oct, 09 – 18 Wednesday 18 Oct, 09 – 18 Thursday 19 Oct, 09 – 17 PDF_Radio Documentary Nominations 2017 RADIO CURRENT AFFAIRS Journalistic research programmes focusing on … More 2017 Prix Europa: Nominated radio programmes

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 …

Prix Marulić 2017 – The Winners +AUDIO

Congratulations Cicely Fell, Charles Maynes & Falling Tree Productions for The Grand Prix Marulić in Documentary category! UNITED KINGDOM – Falling Tree Productions LOOPING SWANS Title in English: Looping Swans Producers: Cicely Fell, Charles Maynes Sound engineer: Peregrine Andrews Original language: English Duration: 27’30” TEXT/SCRIPT When tanks rolled into Moscow on 19 August 1991 during … More Prix Marulić 2017 – The Winners +AUDIO