Podcasts and other formats of audio-storytelling have become ubiquitous in recent years. It allows creators of fiction and nonfiction to tell their stories in a format that is inexpensive to produce, easy to distribute, and widely consumed by diverse global audiences. So what do you need to get started? Like other media formats, a successful audio story needs an original and engaging story or topic, compelling characters and/or narrators, and a creative team behind it who is willing to adapt to this evolving landscape. Join George Lavender, Senior Vice President of Content at Wondery, in a live, three-hour, online Master Class where he'll cover the basics of audio storytelling, making the transition from visual to audio storytelling, and his ideas for creating compelling work. Special guests will share what they have learned as creators and the challenges they have overcome to find success in this rapidly expanding market.
Topics covered include:
- The basic elements of audio storytelling
- What works in this format
- Outlining a series
- Key production elements
- Finding and building your audience