This workshop is designed for beginner to intermediate audio producers who wish to dive deeply into a story, podcast or project that is just beginning or already in-progress. Craft and fine-tune your pre-recorded material through one-on-one editing sessions, class discussion and workshop storytelling breakouts, including narration and script instruction. This is a great opportunity to get a handle on recorded tape and focus on your story. Instructor and class constructive feedback will push your story to the next level.

Students will have access to new state-of-the-art sound mixing equipment. Pro-Tools and Hindenberg will be the softwares used for this workshop.

Students who have taken Audio Storytelling or 2-day Audio Storytelling and want to continue their skills are also welcome.

Instructors

Suzi Piker

Suzi Piker is an awarding-winning digital journalist, producer and storyteller.  She cut her journalism chops at Boston magazine as Online Editor and later at the Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram as a multimedia producer specializing in audio and video production. In 2011, Suzi became Chief Storyteller at United Way of Greater Portland where she creates audio and video stories that aim to engage the community. In 2015, Suzi founded two audio and video storytelling companies – Redbird Media Group and revel+spark.

A graduate of the radio documentary program at the SALT Institute for Documentary Studies, her audio work has appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” In 2011, she won two First-Place NEAPNEA awards. In 2008, her collaborative documentary film “Let’s Make a Deal” won First Place in the Portland Phoenix Short Film Festival. Her teaching experience includes audio editing at WMPG in Portland, Maine, as well as basic audio and multimedia production techniques to photography and writing students at the SALT Institute for Documentary Studies.  

She is based in Freeport, Maine.

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Course Dates

Oct 22 to Oct 28

Tuition

$1195

Class Size

14