Audiocraft

The Making of Pillow Talk: Online Intimacy Through Sound

How do you create audio that makes you feel as though you’re in someone’s body? Host Laura Nagy, Audiocraft Senior Producer Jess Hamilton, Audiocraft Sound Engineer Adam Connelly and Composer Freya Berkhout sit down to chat all about collaborating on Audible’s Pillow Talk, a podcast memoir-documentary series detailing Laura’s personal experiences in the ASMR online…

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The Making of Search Engine Sex: Searching for the Right Answers

So how do you have sex? In this episode of the Audiocraft Podcast, Audiocraft producers Bernadette Nguyen and Selena Shannon chat with creator and host Rowdie Walden about developing and producing Spotify Australia and New Zealand’s first original podcast Search Engine Sex, a podcast answering the internet’s most burning sex and relationship questions. Transcript available…

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The Making of Not Alone: Telling Stories About Mental Health

How do you ensure the best outcome for everyone when talking about mental health distress? In this episode of the Audiocraft Podcast, Audiocraft producer Sam Loy talks to Beyond Blue’s Darcy Sutton and Sarah Alexander about the making of award-winning podcast Not Alone, a podcast hosted by Mark Fennell where everyday Australians talk about their…

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Sounds of July 31 2020 — Mic on Nature Soundscape

This bonus episode of the Audiocraft Podcast is the Mic on Nature soundscape, collected by Audiocraft attendees all around the world and edited together by the team behind the Brain on Nature podcast.

To hear more about the sounds you hear, and about…

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Risky Business

Five audio makers give provocations on the theme ‘risk’; what risk sounds like, how it feels to take it, how we make room for taking risk in our storytelling. Who defines what’s ‘risky’ or ‘safe’, in an audio story, a career, an industry? After listeni…

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Audio Journalism Vs Covid-19

Science journalism had a lot of heavy lifting to do in 2020. In this episode, hear Wendy Zukerman (Science Vs) talk about fact checking Covid-19 news and information as it developed, and turning that news into compelling, entertaining audio stories.

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Under the Hood: Birds Eye View

One of the breakout independent podcasts of 2020, Birds Eye View is a collaboration between women in the Darwin Correctional Centre and StoryProjects. In this episode, Renae ‘Rocket’ Bretherton and Johanna Bell reflect on the process of making this pod…

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Under the Hood: Project O

True collaboration is more than just working together. Good collaborations can change the entire scope of a project, and audio-making objectives. In this episode, go Under the Hood with a long-term collaboration between Big hART, Audiocraft and teenage…

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Story Through Sound

Some stories have sound at their core. A stand-out example of this is BBC eco-thriller Forest 404, where bird calls haunt the mind of the protagonist and archival sounds are wiped from living memory one-by-one. How can we centre sound in our writing an…

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Queer Audio Stories

For three years the podcast Nancy (WNYC) told stories about the queer experience, from a queer perspective. In conversation with Benjamin Law (Stop Everything!) co-hosts Tobin Low and Kathy Tu reflect on what they learnt from making the podcast, how th…

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