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Saturday, October 27 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
*Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Podcasting and Audio Storytelling

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*Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of writing for audio fiction.

How do you write for a purely acoustic medium? How do you keep listeners interest? What's the best equipment to use to produce your audio content? This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to writers, directors, and producers in an informal setting.

Come prepared with questions that focus on the importance of both the creative and business sides of breaking into audio fiction.

*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David's Episcopal Church's Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.

Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 24 | 12:00PM-5:00PM
Thursday, October 25 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Friday, October 26 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday, October 27 | 8:30AM-3:00PM

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Paul Bae

executive producer/writer The Big Loop, The Black Tapes
Paul Bae is the executive producer of the critically acclaimed audio drama series The Big Loop. Paul began podcasting when his friend Terry Miles convinced him to turn one of their screenplays into a fictional podcast series. This spawned their hit series The Black Tapes. Paul has... Read More →
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Peter Clowney

Executive Editor, Midroll Media
Peter Clowney is Executive Editor at Midroll Media. He edits documentary series like Heaven's Gate, The Dream and Dear Franklin Jones, fiction projects like Wolverine: The Long Night, and weekly series like The Longest Shortest Time. Previously, Peter was Head Editor at Gimlet Media... Read More →
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John DeLore

Senior Production Manager, Sticher
John DeLore loves sound. He is the Senior Production Manager at Stitcher's NYC studio where he does lots of mixing, sound design, and scoring. He has worked on the following projects: The Paris Review Podcast, Stranglers, Beautiful/Anonymous, The Longest Shortest Time, Couric, Fake... Read More →
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Aaron Hilliard

writer HBO's Life and Times of Tim, Amazon's BETAS, Producer of Scripted Fiction Audio Series, Audible, Inc.
Aaron Hilliard worked as a television writer/producer for 15 years, working on everything from kids’ shows to hour-long dramas. Alongside his TV day jobs, Aaron’s tiny Yardhill Films production company (www.yardhill.com) has created web series, short films and podcasts. Many of these “shoe string” productions acted as proofs of concept for TV and film development. In 2017, Aaron shifted to the audio world, as a Producer of narrative fiction for Audible, focusing on drama and comedy series... Read More →
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Christopher Littler

writer/composer/director 36 Questions (podcast musical), writer/director Limetown
CHRIS LITTLER is a writer, composer, and director best known for co-writing and co-directing the podcast musical 36 Questions with his writing partner, Ellen Winter. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Playbill, Wired, The Guardian, and Marie Claire... Read More →
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Buzz Moran

sound designer The Intergalactic Nemesis; music editor Before Midnight
Buzz Moran works mainly in the field of sound, including theatrical sound design, recording music, performing live sound effects, and recording the sound of fields. In his long association with Austin composer Graham Reynolds, Buzz has recorded numerous albums, and worked as Music... Read More →
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Lauren Shippen

writer/creator The Bright Sessions
Lauren Shippen is the writer and creator of the science fiction podcast, The Bright Sessions. Since its debut in November of 2015, the podcast has won numerous awards, was named iTunes Best of 2016 and has been featured in Vox, Popular Science, Wired, The London Evening Standard... Read More →
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Tim Street

Vice President Influence and Production, Authentic
Tim is a writer, director and is the producer of two podcasts to reach number one on iTunes. He also serves as Vice President of Influence and Production at Authentic. Tim began his career producing such Nickelodeon shows as All That and What Would You Do? and has created short-form... Read More →
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Sarah Rhea Werner

podcast creator Girl in Space, Write Now
Sarah Rhea Werner is a professional writer and podcaster who loves to help creators find confidence and success. She is a contributor to Forbes and the founder of the Write Now podcast, which helps aspiring writers to find work/life balance while pursuing their creative passion... Read More →
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Ellen Winter

writer/composer/director 36 Questions (podcast musical)
ELLEN WINTER is a Brooklyn based performer, composer and playwright from the woods of Northern Virginia. In 2017, she co-wrote/directed/composed 36 Questions with Chris Littler, a musical podcast in three acts produced by Two-Up, starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton. Together... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall