Category: Podcast News

The Austin Film Festival Announces Fiction Podcast Competition Judges

In 2017, the Austin Film Festival started its fiction podcast competition to much praise and excitement. Now, the Austin Film Festival is announcing their judges for the 2018 Film Festival: In order to further expand their legacy of supporting storytellers, Austin Film Festival, (AFF) is pleased to announce a distinguished panel of judges for its returning Fiction ...

“My Brother, My Brother and Me” Show Returning for Second Season? (Updated 5/17/18)

According to details for the upcoming My Brother, My Brother and Me live show tour, the My Brother, My Brother and Me show--launched on the now-defunct Seeso and now hosted on VRV--has been renewed for a second season: Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy are the force behind a series of very successful podcasts, most notably MY BROTHER MY ...

Who Is “Alex, Inc.”‘s Audience?

This week, I sat down with a friend and some passion fruit margaritas to watch the first five episodes of Alex, Inc., the ABC show based on Gimlet's podcast StartUp. StartUp tells the story of Alex Blumberg creating none other than Gimlet Media itself. I didn't want to watch Alex, Inc., because not a thing about Alex, Inc. interests me aside from ...

Whisperforge Teases New Podcasts with Ian McQuown, Tau Zaman, Julia Schifini, Kristen DiMercurio

As teased in today's ars PARADOXICA, Whisperforge--the "collective dedicated to immersive stories & underrepresented voices"--will be releasing several new projects in the coming year, as well as a second season for The Far Meridian. While ars is currently in its final three episodes, it seems Whisperforge fans will have plenty to look forward to even after its ...

Podcamp an Upcoming Audio Drama Bootcamp

An exciting upcoming podcast event has been announced: this upcoming June, selected podcasters will be invited to PodCamp,  "a four(ish) day weekend where hand-picked team of artists, actors and producers come together to write, record, perform and publish a complete podcast along a particular theme." Podcamp will be an opportunity for podcasters to band together, ...

“Limetown” Novel Pre-Order Available, Season 2 Release Date Announced

Today via Twitter, the Limetown team announced that their long-awaited novel is available for pre-order via Barnes and Noble, Amazon, etc. The tweet also announced that Limetown's second season will debut on Halloween, October 31st, 2018:   https://twitter.com/limetownstories/status/976179236582150150 As confirmed on the Barnes and Noble pre-order for the novel, the release date is one day before the ...

Wil Talks “War of the Worlds,” “The Polybius Conspiracy,” on “Radio Drama Revival”

A few weeks back, I was honored to have a conversation with Radio Drama Revival's David Rheinstrom about War of the Worlds, Showcase by Radiotopia's "The Polybius Conspiracy," and the blend of fact and fiction in podcasting. While my reviews of "The Polybius Conspiracy" left off lukewarm and frustrated--you can read the review here--the space ...