Making Sound Effects, Building Soundscapes

Sound effects and soundscapes are an integral part of your Audio Drama, and often the best way to get your hands on that perfect sound you envisaged when you wrote the show is to go ahead and make it yourself. John Ballentine of Campfire Radio Theater is this episode’s guest contributor, and he’ll be offering up some […]

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7 Tips For Improving Your Audio Drama

We’re podcasting live from the middle of Hurricane Abigail to bring you these 7 tips that you can put into action in your own Audio Drama. 1. Do a scene-by-scene breakdown of a professional quality Audio Drama. How does each scene start? What does the soundscape suggest? What characters are involved? What is raised, revealed […]

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Writing for Audio Drama: Characters & Structure of a Series

If you’re planning to write a serialised Audio Drama there’s a lot to think about in terms of your wider story arcs, individual episodes, and characters. In the first of these ‘Writing for Audio Drama’ roundtable discussions, host Bryan Lincoln assembles a wealth of talent in Dave Robison (Roundtable Podcast), Eli McIlveen (Alba Salix), and Mike […]

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How Do You Make a 3D Binaural Audio Drama?

It’s hard not to get excited by the thought of listening to Audio Drama in 3D. Though binaural audio isn’t a new thing, it’s still relatively rare to encounter unless you are actively searching for it online. Many people’s first (and often only) experience with this form of sound design comes from sitting in the […]

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