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Posted On: 3 April 2022 06:00 am
Updated On: 4 August 2022 04:17 pm

DFI: Podcast Lab - Online 2022

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Event Details:

Location: Anyone from Qatar or the MENA region.
Date: 29 August 2022 - 3 September 2022
Time: 04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Lab Fee - 1,100QR
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In this course, participants will learn the basics of audio storytelling, the art of creating and producing distinctive audio podcasts. They will gain hands-on experience recording and editing with direction from industry experts.

Participants will leave with an enriched understanding of the global podcasting landscape and its key players. They will receive invaluable tips on tools, funding models, audience development, and distribution, and gain insights on how they will measure their success.

29 August to 3 September 2022
Daily session of 4 hours (4 to 8 pm Doha time)
Lab Fee:
QR 1,100
Beginner to Intermediate
Group Size:
6 projects will be selected with a maximum of two attendees per project

Submission Requirements

Project information should be extensive enough to give reviewers the fullest idea possible of your audio project.

  1. Project dossier, including:
    • Synopsis
    • Creator’s note detailing intentions and goals
    • Visual concept or pitch deck, if applicable
    • Script and treatment, if applicable
    • Any preliminary topical research and a list of interviews, voice actors, or sources you have contacted or might approach to participate
    • Biography of the creative team and key crew members
    • Production company information
    • Supplementary materials as desired (audio trailer, etc.)
  2. A letter outlining your motivation to participate in the lab, describing the project’s current stage and its needs and sample questions you would like to discuss in the workshop.
  3. Link(s) to producer’s previous work.
  4. Copy of passport or government-issued ID.

Please submit your materials before 8th August in Word or PDF format to [email protected] including your full name, project title, email, and phone contact in all text documents.

Note: The deadline for submission is on August 8, 2022.

For more information, visit Doha Film Institute's website.

Source and image credit: DFI