PRIX EUROPA 2019 will – for the first time – award the Best European Radio Documentary Series of the Year. With this latest addition the festival recognises what many European broadcasters have been suggesting. … read more
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
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
Flowers for Gabriela Hermer, on stage at the IFC in Cork. Five years long she was the very dedicated chairwoman of the Ake Blomström Award. Intense applause everywhere! Gabriela will now be a coach for one of the new AB winners, as will do Simon Elmes and Conor Garrett. Edwin Brys will continue to coordinate … More Tim Desmond: New Ake Blomström chairman
The new Ake Blomström Training 2019-2020 has started at Castlemartyr (Cork, Ireland) just before the IFC. Two full days of turning radio doc and podcast upside down and inside out.
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
105 photos – 7 april 2019 (new page) Speakers at the opening of IFC 2019: President Michael D Higgins (via video) Noel Curran, Director General of the EBU (via video) Séan Mac Giolla Padraig, Group Head of Factual, RTÉ (Séan is also the RTÉ representative on the Prix Europa Steering Committee and is the chief … More #IFC2019 – Cork Photo album
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