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Filmless Festival: Orlando
April 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - April 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Based in Chicago, the Third Coast International Audio Festival curates sound-rich audio stories from around the world and shares them with as many ears as possible – on the radio/podcast-waves via Re:sound, at thirdcoastfestival.org, and at public listening events all over the place. The weekend of April 23-24, is the Filmless Festival’s inaugral debut in the City of Orlando and we are welcoming our special guests Scott Carrier, Sarah Geis and Maya Goldberg-Safir. (see bios below)
Filmless Festival Orlando Schedule
PODCAST THERAPY – Saturday, April 23rd at 6 p.m.
Podcasts have been shown to rejuvenate your train ride, enliven your dishwashing, and spice up your dog walks. But… are you overwhelmed by the options? Third Coast’s Podcast Therapists ™ – highly trained listeners with a vast trove of audio delights – are here to help! At this playful event, audience members are invited to share their problems (real or imagined) with Third Coast’s Sarah Geis and Maya Goldberg-Safir, and then are treated to “podcast prescriptions” – snippets from Third Coast’s vast sonic medicine bag. TLDR: Bring your smartphone, your problems, and your ears. Leave with the perfect sonic cure/new favorite show.
FILMLESS SCREENING- Saturday, April 23rd at 8 p.m.
“Writing on the Stall” with special guest Scott Carrier Inspired by stories that are overheard, eavesdropped, and bits of sonic ephemera, Third Coast presents a curated selection of unforgettable audio works from around the world, accompanied by custom animation. After the screening, Third Coast’s Sarah Geis will be joined by celebrated radio maker Scott Carrier (Home of the Brave podcast), who will discuss his work and take questions from the audience.
PODCASTING WORKSHOP – Sunday, April 24th at 10 a.m. – noon
Meet special guest Scott Carrier Have an idea for a podcast or audio story, but don’t know where to begin? Third Coast’s Sarah Geis and Maya Goldberg-Safir will get you up and recording. From planning your interviews to basic story structure, all the resources you need to go out into the world with a microphone. Plus, lots of audio examples! Award-winning journalist Scott Carrier (Home of the Brave podcast) will join the workshop to share tips for telling great stories and conducting meaningful interviews. Recommended for audio beginners/dabblers.
VIP All Access tickets available for $50. Includes admission to all three events and 2 drink tickets.
Scott Carrier is a writer, photographer, and Peabody-award winning radio producer. He was born, raised and still lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. His podcast is called Home of the Brave, and his radio stories have aired on shows including All Things Considered, Day to Day, and This American Life.
Sarah Geis is the artistic director of the Third Coast Festival. Before arriving at Third Coast, she spent several years with the Storycorps project. Sarah has led workshops at community organizations throughout the United States, and presented at audio gatherings around the globe.
Maya Goldberg-Safir is Third Coast’s social media strategist, spending much of her time on the web and behind-the-scenes. She also performs as one of Third Coast’s licensed Podcast Therapists, offering podcast “prescriptions” to audiences far and wide.