Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers

Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers

Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers, 10.00am to 2.00pm Sunday 26th May and Sunday 9th June. Join international award winning radio veteran, locative audio storyteller and podcaster, Hamish Sewell, for a two-part workshop on Podcasting. These hands on sessions are designed to develop a framework and all the practical skills to make you very own podcast.  “Our appetite for podcasts continues to grow across multiple genres, led by compelling true crime stories with real impacts on injustice in our society. At the heart of such podcasts are strong stories that engage listeners, no matter their gender.” 2018 ABC podcast survey Podcasts are exploding via digital media and streaming services. Thanks to digital streaming and an extraordinary range of different kinds of shows available, podcasts afford one of the most intimate listening environments today and a unique opportunity for organisations and businesses to showcase their stories. They can be listened to anytime and in a multitude of places and space: from planes and trains to automobiles. In Australia alone, according to the ABC, listeners are tuning in on average for 6.5hrs a week.  Workshop One: 10.00am to 2.00pm, Sunday 26th May. Laying the Ground, will cover the essential things you need to know: from a short study of podcasts, to developing your ideas, to essential equipment, audio production tools, to podcast hosting platforms and marketing.  Workshop Two: 10.00am to 2.00pm, Sunday 9th June. Developing Practical Skills, will take a hands-on first-steps approach to building your podcast. From drafting your scripts, to basic microphone and audio handling skills, to recording audio and using a multi-track editor. Cost: $160 per attendee Bookings: Robyn Cook,...
Masterclass workshop for performance artists – Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January

Masterclass workshop for performance artists – Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January

Theatrelab: 2019 commences with a Masterclass for performance artists in taking Voice and Text into Performance with two nationally acclaimed theatre actor/teacher/directors, Dianne Eden OAM and Jennifer Flowers. VENUE: The Black Box Theatre, at the Old Ambulance Station, Nambour MASTERCLASS TIME: Friday 18th January 6.00pm to 9.00pm and Saturday 19th January 10.00am to 4.00pm.  COST: $70; Sunshine Coast Theatre Alliance members, $50; Youth, $30 FURTHER INFORMATION: https://bit.ly/2FdmrPs BOOKINGS: https://bit.ly/2H11Ak7 About Dianne Eden OAM As head of Voice and Acting at QUT for 23 years Dianne Eden OAM has nurtured two generations of actors.  She was recognised for her extraordinary commitment, with an Alan Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award. Dianne is Australia’s first Designated Linklater voice teacher and is a member of the guest Faculty at Shakespeare & Company, Massachusetts. She completed post graduate voice and text studies with Fran Bennett (California Institute of Arts); Patsy Rodenburg (at Guild Hall, London); and Cicely Berry.  About Jennifer Flowers Dianne will be working beside Jennifer Flowers, an actor/director and teacher who has worked extensively for all major theatre companies in Australia. She is the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship and has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Matilda Award for her contribution to Queensland Theatre as well as numerous Matilda Awards. She has served on several Theatre Company Boards and contributed to peer assessment panels for Arts Queensland. TheatreLab 18:19 is supported by Sunshine Coast Council through the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional...

QMusic Free Workshop – Getting It Out There – Saturday 26 August, 12.00pm to 2.00pm

The QMusic Free Workshops Continue….. Saturday 26th August, 12.00pm to 2.00pm ‘Getting It Out There’ Speaker: Vivienne Mellish Is it the end of the world if triple j won’t play your song? We explore the different avenues for getting your music out to a public audience. Sat 23rd September, 12.00pm to 2.00pm ‘I Heard It On The Television’ Speaker: Andrew Tuttle Selling CDs from your merch table is a hard slog. There are other ways to make money from your recordings, like getting your songs on film, TV and videogames. This session will introduce participants to the world of sync, as well as incorporating basic information about royalties and APRA AMCOS. Saturday 7th October, 12.00pm to 2.00pm ‘Building A Team’ Speakers: Alex Henriksson & David Dean Many early career artists think getting a manager, agent or publicist is going to solve all their problems. We explore some case studies to better understand the benefits and limits of the DIY approach, and how to go about attracting the interest of support people when the time is right. Saturday 21st October, 12.00pm to 2.00pm ‘Click Here’ Speaker: Vanessa Picken Digital fan engagement is as important as putting on a great live show. Both start with knowing who your audience really is, and finding novel ways to connect with them, as well as influencers that might be able to give your brand an additional push. A Digital marketing expert will discuss different approaches to creating cost-effective digital content that cuts through the social media...

Maker Residences, April-July 2017

This year the Ambo is trialling a series of residencies to build a Maker Program that embraces creatives across the arts sector. The Maker Program is a key part of the Ambo’s social enterprise, encouraging people to connect and share resources, collaborate, network, trial, test and build up their skill base and their business. The first Maker Residency Recycling for Beginners in April made products from discards and maker Lucy Yule of Trashy Artisan said she ‘found it very productive as it allowed us to refine our products and services and meet new partners, customers and collaborators. Our conversations with the general public enabled us to highlight new avenues for progress and opened opportunities for expansion....