A two-day workshop for producers and podcasters who want to expand their editing skills beyond the basics and add some magic to their mixes. 


EQ, delay, reverb, pitch-shift, automation... come and learn how to use technical tricks to support your audio storytelling and create more atmospheric scenes. This course will focus on the practical creative applications of tools, rather than theory. There'll also be lots of inspiring listening and time to play, as well as a visit from a special guest:

Axel Kacoutié is a sound artist and musician who's been working on his craft for nearly a decade. His work can be found on Channel 4's Random Acts as well as Radio 4's Short Cuts. He's also composer and sound designer for the Guardian's daily news podcast, Today in Focus.

Participants will need to bring a laptop pre-loaded with Reaper editing software. 

Sandwich lunch and afternoon tea provided, plus a room at the Red Lion Hotel in Wendover.

TUTOR: Mike Woolley has been creating modern, engaging and effective audio for over a decade. From conception to delivery in full compliance to any specification, his experience has earned the trust of the biggest names in TV and Radio broadcasting, the most respected production houses and prestigious institutions. (He's also a lovely chap. THE CARETAKER). 

with a little help from:

TUTOR: Dr Cathy FitzGerald has won Whicker's World, Prix Marulic, Third Coast Festival and Radio Academy Production awards for her audio documentaries. Topics include magic carpets, angry Vietnamese ghosts, reindeer-racing, and a museum of broken hearts. She presents and produces two recurring series for BBC Radio 4: The Invisible College and Moving Pictures. The Radio Times calls her ‘one of radio’s most original voices’. 

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