Sheffield Doc/Fest Podcast

Audio docs have become a breeding ground for amazing stories delivered in unique ways and has developed in to an area in which creators can explore and experiment. Through the output of Radio 4 and wealth of content from indies and NPR, documentaries are flourishing on radio, online and through podcasts and The Alternative World of Radio Docs aims to celebrate the best and most creative audio docs and question where the form will go in the future. 

Direct download: Radio_Docs_2013.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 1:05pm UTC

Controller of BBC Two, Janice Hadlow in conversation with Sue Perkins on Janice's work in documentary over the years and the phenomenal changes she has brought to the BBC Two schedule. Overseeing some of the BBC’s biggest successes of recent years, and turning factual and documentary series into the stuff of water-cooler conversations and top trends on Twitter, Janice has overseen the rise of a new kind of factual programming, including Gareth Malone's Military Wives, Stargazing Live with Brian Cox, The Great British Bake Off and many more. Come and see clips and hear how these programmes came about.

Direct download: Janice_Hadlow_2013.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 1:48pm UTC

John Peel's Record Collection

John Peel’s Record Collection is one of the most important and amazing in the World and has remained virtually untouched since the day he died.  On May 1st a project began to create an online museum of John’s collection. Each week John’s wife Sheila introduces the first 100 albums in each category from A-Z together with band interviews, John’s  handwritten notes,  album artwork  and home movies.  Hear how this came about from those who made it happen together with a local Sheffield band who John helped to launch.  Help them find ways to ensure that this unique project is completed.

Direct download: John_Peel_2012.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:31pm UTC

Looking for a little good news? Key European commissioning editors will share their latest news, present their current documentary editorial line, indicating any update or changes that would have a direct effect on their commissions - content-wise or other. Providing information on what they are looking for for the next 12 months and beyond, through clip examples of recent successes or simply of films that best convey their editorial line, they will offer realistic but positive news to the market. 

Direct download: The_Commissioner_Panel_2013.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:15pm UTC