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Aims and Objectives

> To provide and encourage quality and affordable training in radio skills.

> To promote skills sharing across the independent production sector

> To encourage new entrants to the independent production sector.

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in programme making, and production.

> To be accessible to indie staff, freelance, and BBC and commercial radio staff.

recording beekeepersAll the gear, but no idea?  The range of microphones, recorders, headphones, editing and line recording systems available for radio professionals is bewildering.

For this masterclass, RIGtrain presents a ready-reckoner guide to what’s out there, what you actually need, and how to get the best out of what you’ve got when you’ve got it.  

We’ve invited a range of speakers, and there’ll also be an opportunity to bring your own kit for a quick once over at the RIGtrain tech desk.

Details

Date: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Time : 19:00 - 21:30
Venue: 01zero-one, Hopkins St, Soho, London W1F 0HS
Ticket price: £5 – includes drink and finger buffet

BOOK NOW AT …… v1.bookwhen.com/rigtrain


 

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RIGtrain has joined up with The VoiceOver Network for this special Audio Drama Masterclass with a distinctly Science Fiction feel. The venue is the Century Members Club on Shaftesbury Avenue, in the heart of London.

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Andrew Mark Sewell (award winning independent film-maker who now produces dramatic, widescreen audio stories. His most recent project is the Dan Dare audio adventures, based on the popular Eagle comic strips of the 1950s), Nicholas Briggs (Actor, Director and Producer, well known voice of Daleks and Sherlock Homes in the Audio Series), Richard Kurti (award-winning writer who recently adapted Ray Bradbury’s collection of stories The Martian Chronicles, and dramatised Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book for Audible).

Details

  • Date: Friday 24th February 2017
  • Time : 18:00 - 23:00 (talk will be 19:00-21:00)
  • Venue: Century club, 61-63 Shaftesbury Ave, Westminster, London W1D 6LQ - MAP
  • What's included: 1 drink and some nibbles
  • Ticket price: RIGtrain price is £5 - BOOK NOW AT v1.bookwhen.com/rigtrain

Capacity: sorry fully booked - but you can still join the waiting list


 

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Drama producer Boz Temple-Morris, feature-maker Hana Walker-Brown, multi-media producer Kate Valentine, top podcaster James Shield, audio-book producer David Roper, and the Prison Radio Association will be among the winners of the 2016 Audio Production Award sponsored by Audible, who will be showing off their best- bits in a fast moving series of masterclass presentations hosted by Georgie Frost of Share Radio (APA nominee, and presenter of “This is Money”) 


The dark arts and crafts of audio book production are celebrated in this special RIGtrain masterclass. We are the guests of Penguin Random House for an evening featuring sessions with star readers, top producers, and the Penguin audio commissioning team. 

Speakers: Peter Curran - host and presenter
Roy McMillan - award-winning producer
Sam Halstead - senior commissioning editor
Daniel Weyman, from TV's Foyles War - celebrity reader

Where: Penguin Random House, 80 The Strand, London WC2R 0RL
When: Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 6.30.
Cost: £5 a head, includes a glass of wine and finger buffet.
Book: at v1.bookwhen.com/rigtrain


Some pictures from our latest masterclass: all photographs (c) Dan Vo 2016.  The dark arts and crafts of audio book production were celebrated in this special RIGtrain masterclass. We are the guests of Penguin Random House for an evening featuring sessions with star readers, top producers, and the Penguin audio commissioning team. 

Speakers: Peter Curran - host and presenter, Roy McMillan - award-winning producer; Sam Halstead - senior commissioning editor; Daniel Weyman, from TV's Foyles War - celebrity reader