All of these previous Audiotrain webinars are available to view online. You can watch them for free, but if you found them useful please consider making a donation to Audiotrain, which is a not-for-profit programme.  

If you have special access requirements transcripts can be made available.  

“How to use NOTETRACKS” Notetracks is an exciting new system that allows you to collaborate on audio productions with people in different parts of the country or world.  Founder and CEO, Kam Lal, will be joining us from Canada for a live demo.    There will also be some special incentives for Audiotrain guests who join the webinar.  Available to watch here

“Directing Actors in your Audio Production”   Ever wondered if you are getting the best from the actors in your drama production? Or maybe you haven’t worked with actors before but are employing them to make your feature more powerful. Or perhaps you work with actors to read audio books?    Mel Harris, award-winning Managing Director of Sparklab Productions, has over 20 years of experience of directing actors, championing writers and inspiring talent and she will be sharing some of her techniques   Mel will also be talking to actor Eve Shotton who’s appeared in several types of audio, digital, film and theatre productions. Eve will share what it’s like from the actor’s perspective and what she would like to hear from her producer/director. here.   

“Building Your Audio Documentary” Diane Hope is an experienced audio producer whose work uses recordings made in locations ranging from deserts and rain forests to Asian megacities, to build an immersive sound.   here

Her sound-rich documentaries have aired on Radio’s 3 and 4, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, as well as many podcasts and audio guides.   Diane talks about the three main building blocks – interviews, location sound and music, needed to create a successful audio feature.    Available to watch here.

“Trade Secrets” with the multi award winning team of George The Poet, performing artist and podcaster, and producer, Benbrick.  29/09/21    Available to watch here.   

“Legal and Business Affairs – Q & A”  from Mint & CO Nicola Hartley, Founder & CEO, Sarah Leach, Business Affairs Consultant,and Henriette Conway, Music and Events Specialist.   21/09/21   Available to watch here.

“Presenting Skills – Making the Best of Your Voice”  Smooth Radio Presenter, Angie Greaves, talking to Rosemary Laryea from Times Radio.  2/09/21  Available to watch here

“Meet the Indies” hosted by Leona Fensome from Inkslingers Media with Mel Harris, Sparklab Productions, Richard Berry, Loftus Media and Bernard P Achampong, Unedited.     Available to watch here. 

“The Battle of the Remote Recording Apps” – with Iain Betson from AV Resilience and Kate Taylor, Executive Producer, Feast Collective.   26/05/21    Available to watch here.

“So… How Did You Sell That Idea?” – with Whistledown’s David Prest.   7/05/21 Available to watch here. 

“Meet The Commissioners” – with Sam Bailey, Managing Director, Audio Content Fund and Mukti Jain Campion, Founder of Culture Wise Productions and member of the Audio Content Fund panel.   28/04/21     Available to watch here. 

“Thinking Outside the Box” – with Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director, Graeae Theatre, and Polly Thomas, Producer and Director for Naked Productions  9/04/21      Available to watch here. 

“Audiotrain Celebrates Women in Audio: Vicky Clarke” – international sound and electronic media artist  12/03/21
Available to watch here  

“Audiotrain Celebrates Women in Audio: Stephanie Hirst” – multi-award winning radio presenter and host of Kitchen Belters  11/03/21
Available to watch here.

“Audiotrain Celebrates Women in Audio: Georgia Catt” – multi-award winning audio producer, best known for The Missing Cryptoqueen podcast  10/03/21
Available to watch here.

“Audiotrain Celebrates Women in Audio: Sangeeta Pillai” – podcast presenter and creator of Masala Podcast  9/03/21
Available to watch here.

“Audiotrain Celebrates Women in Audio: Kirsty Wark”  one of the UK’s most formidable and versatile journalists  8/03/21
Available to watch here.

“True Crime Podcasts – Legal 101” with Clare Hoban, Media Lawyer from Reviewed and Cleared, and Danielle Elkin, Associate Director at Tysers  5/03/21.     Available to watch here.

“How to Get That Book Deal” with Ben Clark from The Soho Agency  8/02/21.
Available to watch here.

How to Improve your Interviewing Skills” with broadcaster and podcaster Peter Curran  1/02/21.
Available to watch here.

“Podcasting news from America” with Judith Kampfner. 6/11/20.      Available to watch here.

“Complex Audio Recordings” with Iain Betson. 9/10/20.
Available to watch here.

“How to use the BBC archive to create a richer programme or podcast” with Susannah Stevens and Mary McCarthy. 4/9/20Available to watch here.

“How to Monetise Your Podcast” with Christina Moore, Founder Don’t Skip. 31/7/20.
Available to watch here.

“How to Turn Your Podcast into a Flash Briefing (and why you’d want to)” – with Peter Stewart. 26/6/20.
Available to watch here.

“Ten Tips For The Perfect Pitch” – with Alex Dalton, Partner Leading Ideas. 19/6/20.
Available to watch here.

“Remote mixing your radio programme, podcasts or audio content” with Mike Hally from Square Dog Media. 29/5/20. Available to watch here.

“Looking after your mental health” with occupational psychologist Fiona Dolton. 22/5/20.
Available to watch here.
“Clearances, Copyright and Contracts for Podcast Creatives” with Nicola Hartley and Henriette Conway of Mint & Co. 15/5/20.
Available to watch here.
“Fake News – Sorting the fact from the fiction” with Rosie Bartlett, Specialist Digital Trainer, Quattrain. 1/5/20.
Available to watch here.
“Essential Law For Podcasters”, with Clare Hoban, Specialist Media Lawyer from Reviewed and Cleared. 24/4/20.
Available to watch here.
“How to Market the F… out of your Podcast” with podcast and radio presenter Lance Dann. 17/4/20.
Available to watch here.
“Top Tips For Surviving As A Presenter” with BBC Radio 5 Live’s Dotun Adebayo. 10/4/20.
Available to watch here.
“Remote Recording in Quality” Iain Betson of AV Resilience talks through the best methods and microphones for remote recording. 3/4/20.
Available to watch here.
“So how Do You Come Up With Your Ideas Then?” with David Prest of Whistledown Productions. 27/2/20.
Available to watch here.

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