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Radio Drama Workshop

Media, Faculty of Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

6th Feb 2018, 6 weeks

6th Feb 2018, 6 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 62

Overview

This course will appeal to actors, writers and audio engineers.

Working in our brand new suite of radio studios you will contribute to collaborative projects and by the end of the course have produced at least one original radio drama; from development to final mixdown including scripting and performance.   

Lectures and discussion will cover the development of the medium and some of the professional techniques used in contemporary radio drama. You will create and write your own content through analysing clips, improvisation, writing exercises and practical production activities. You will be introduced to the technology of microphones, mixing desks and audio workstatation. You’ll edit and mix audio using Adobe Audition.

Be inspired by the exciting medium where your imagination is the only meaningful limitation.

The course will be taught by James Wilson who has many years of professional broadcast expertise and has been involved in the development of radio training for over a decade.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

An enthusiasm for radio drama is all that’s required.  No formal entry requirements.

 

What you study

  • Radio drama: genre, history and international  perspective.
  • Content development: markets and pitching.
  • Script writing.
  • Performance.
  • Audio recording, sound effects and mixing.
  • Music: sourcing and copyright.
  • Working in creative teams.

 

After the course

Careers

Completing this course would help individuals progress to  a range of study options at City of Glasgow College, such as:

  • NC Media.
  • HNC Creative Industries Radio.
  • HNC Acting and Performance.
  • HNC Professional Writing.

The creation of an original piece of work and the development of your skills in broadcast drama may allow you to take the next step towards  your ambition.

 

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course will be taught in lectures, tutorials and workshops.

 

Additional Information

Materials

No materials are required.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    6th Feb 2018, 6 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 62