IFC Newsletter / May '14

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Dear Colleagues,


Here we are again with an overview of

topics from last month ... @IFC web site ... till: 31 May 2014


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  2014 40th IFC Leipzig HOME

              May 11-15, Leipzig, Germany by MDR | News, archive, ... Updated till  31 May 2014


Topics last month:

‘RadioDoc Review’ (RDR) – by: Siobhan McHugh

May 27, 2014 03:06 am

“Fellow-Feature Makers and Audio Connoisseurs, please visit RadioDoc Review, a new open access online journal which offers in-depth critiques and expert analysis of excellent audio documentaries and features from around the world, chosen by our international editorial board, made up … Continue reading
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‘Cultural Radio’ – by: Virginia Madsen

May 27, 2014 02:09 am

“The traditional cultural “rich mix” variety of public service broadcasting (PSB) dating from the 1930s and 40s, did not disappear with television or even with media convergence, and is certainly not dying as many commentators or even those within radio … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Live blogging during conference was quite a success

May 26, 2014 05:52 am

First quick look at the webstats per day, during conference: (wow!) Average page visits per day during this 40th IFC week: [430 visits] Top: Monday, May 12 [1060] compare: (2012, 2013- average page visits per day during IFC week: [91 visits] (2012, 2013- average page … Continue reading
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KSP 2014: Invitation to submit works for the Karl Sczuka Prize 2014

May 25, 2014 05:00 am

The Karl Sczuka Prize for Works of Radio Art, established by the SWR in 1955, will be awarded this year for the 53rd time. The invitation to submit works is public and the award consists of a main prize, endowed … Continue reading
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PBR 2014: Call for Entries International Radio Festival PRIX BOHEMIA RADIO 2014

May 25, 2014 04:48 am

Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2014 [READ MORE]Filed under: PRIX-BOHEMIA-RADIO
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PE 2014: Go for Gold at PRIX EUROPA 2014!

May 25, 2014 04:31 am

The submission forms are online for all 3 Media: submission deadline is 1 July 2014.Filed under: PRIX-EUROPA
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PM 2014: 18th Prix Marulic – official results

May 24, 2014 08:00 am

18th Prix Marulic – International Festival of Radio Plays and Documentary Radio Dramas (May 17-23 2014 Hvar/Croatia) The 18th edition of “Prix Marulic Festival – Old texts revisited!” (held on the island of Hvar)  has presented 43 broadcasts from all … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: the media foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig awards the SILVER NIKOLAI PILLAR #Peter Leonhard Braun

May 24, 2014 07:00 am

As you will remember, at the end of the 40 IFC surprisingly  Stephan Seeger  (Managing Director Media Foundation) entered the stage and addressed the participants. He said … Ladies and Gentleman, On behalf of the media foundation I would like … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: “Less Is More” or “The Richness Of Our Poor Medium” – Helmut Kopetzky

May 24, 2014 06:00 am

At last, here is a summary of my input to the “Short Shorts” or “Grand Finale” or “Wisdom and Wit” or “Messages with Meaning for our Tomorrow” at 40th International Features Conference. In Leipzig I referred to a number of … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Official Group Photo

May 15, 2014 06:37 pm

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IFC 2014: Next station…

May 15, 2014 10:15 am

“Next station is Erfurt” I am on may way home by train, a bag full of impressions, memories and ideas. There was the famous feature maker Paul Kohl, who reminds us  of the old times of radio, cutting tapes – … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Unblocking Our Brains – So What Now?

May 14, 2014 12:11 pm

So now that we all (well, some) of us agree that the radio documentary needs to enter the digital field: What exactly is it that prevents us from taking action? Lack of insight: Many colleages and managers still have not … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Lessons From Lenses

May 14, 2014 10:18 am

“A good pcitures is one that makes the viewer think and feel, that informs and brings a deeper understanding of the subject”, says the London based freelance photographer and filmmaker Edmond Terakopian (UK). The Nagorny Karabach warzone, the earthquake in … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: My Escape

May 14, 2014 08:55 am

My Escape (#minflykt, Sweden) is a project about finding escape stories in order to “make a collective memory come to life”, as its producer Robert Barkman puts it. It is a radio, web and social media based crowd sourcing project … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Why Are You Taping Me Making Coffee?

May 14, 2014 08:33 am

Why Are You Taping Me Making Coffee? by Mariannick Bellot (Libération, France) is part of an award-winning multimedia programme on documentary making. Three radio doc makers (Mehdi Ahoudig, Angélique Tibau, Béatrice Leca) are reflecting on their life and work, thus … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Official Photo (the making of) +VIDEO

May 14, 2014 07:58 am

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IFC 2014: It’s Private

May 14, 2014 06:53 am

“It’s Private” is an extensive interview. It is Brett Ascarelli’s (Sweden*) very personal approach to her mother’s friend, a female role model, a former diplomat who still has Kofi Annan’s portrait hanging on the wall. It is a charming piece … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: The Woman on the Ice

May 14, 2014 06:36 am

The Woman on the Ice is a subtle documentary for Third Ear, an online platform dedicated to audio programmes. Rikke Houd (Denmark) tells the story of Karen Roos, a Danish nurse who went to Greenland in 1932 and disappeared nine … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Eat, Pray, Mourn

May 14, 2014 04:43 am

Eat, Pray, Mourn: Crime and Punishment in Jakarta by Siobhán McHugh (Australia) is about life and death. Maybe overdone in terms of sound and language, it is a striking story about the lynching of Buyung the thief believed to have magical … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Woman Found Dead By the Lake Shore

May 14, 2014 04:20 am

In autumn 2008 Agneta Westlund is found dead by a lake in Sweden. The police seizes her husband Ingemar suspected of having murdering his wife. And the nightmare begins. The award-winning documentary Woman Found Dead By the Lake Shore by … Continue reading
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IFC 2014 What about radio?

May 13, 2014 07:40 pm

Cruising with M10 through Berlin, through the non linear digital world with Digezz, getting lost in a soundcloud high in the sky. The Internet cries for interactivity. We learned much about interesting projects. Some of them I use – when … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Meanwhile … from Germany, by Wolfgang Bauernfeind

May 13, 2014 11:01 am

“Lieber Paul, congratulation again. When we worked together, I admired your courage and your engagement for burning issues in radio. Old school is new school. I wish you a wonderful evening in Leipzig among your colleges Warm regards Wolfgang Bauernfeind” … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Soundcloud – Maximising Distribution

May 13, 2014 10:49 am

Ben Fawkes presents Soundcloud, “the world’s largest sound sharing platform for music and audio”. The embeddable Soundcloud player is well known (due to its seamless integration into all major social networks), and major radio stations throughout Europe use it for … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: People of M10

May 13, 2014 09:49 am

People of M10, the multimedia project by Nadine Kreuzahler, Jenny Marrenbach and Johannes Nichelmann, rbb (Germany), tells people’s stories from the Berlin tram line number M10. Five-minute pieces of original sound are subtly visualized by black-and-white photo stills (and yet … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Digezz – Teaching Multimedia

May 13, 2014 09:30 am

Digezz is a multimedia platform of the University of Applied Sciences Chur, Switzerland, for multi-, cross- and transmedia formats produced by students. Digezz is featuring arts, photography, art design, information graphics, radio and video. Digezz is a platform targeted at … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: The Fighter Pilot

May 13, 2014 07:46 am

The Fighter Pilot by Kathy Tu (USA) is a very fast-paced, chokingly dense piece on modern warfare and on military duty. The award-winning feature tells the story of the young fighter pilot Michael McGee during the Gulf war and of … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Lions on Tour

May 13, 2014 07:35 am

Lions On Tour by Nicoline Greer (Ireland) follows the path of a renowned Irish rugby team going to New Zealand in 1930 in order to play against the All Blacks. It is an charming tale of a long forgotten sports … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Grandma’s War

May 13, 2014 07:25 am

Grandma’s War by Ida Karine Gullvik (Norway) is the author’s award-winning story about her grandmother’s shocking fate during World War II. It is an intriguing personal journey into a past beyond collective convictions of nazi villains and Norvegian bravery, a … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: I Cried to Lagos

May 13, 2014 05:34 am

I Cried To Lagos by Natasa Konopitzky and Thomas Gasser (Austria) tells the desperate story of Vincent, a young Nigerian refugee in Austria who had been arrested and brought back to his home country. Vincent hates Lagos, Nigeria, his hopeless … Continue reading
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IFC 2014: Superstring Sonata

May 13, 2014 05:20 am

Superstring Sonata by Nikoletta Atanasova (Bulgaria) is a disturbing piece about human trafficking and abuse, about manipulation, fear and breaking dreams. Rather a slow, extensive report, the documentary unfolds its story in an authentic and gripping manner.Filed under: IFC
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