ABC Audio Studios podcast fund goes to second round
December 8, 2017 · Updated December 31, 2017 · 2.7 minutes to read
- “We had approximately 1,200 pitches in total. We had more than 60 judges from across the ABC - from various areas of the organisation - help us complete the first round of judging. There were a number of themes that emerged in terms of similar pitches which I think is interesting: many pitches about death and dying, dementia, IVF and conception, well-being and lifestyle, and interview shows. Those individuals / teams which have been shortlisted for the next round now receive a mentoring session from an executive producer at ABC Audio Studios to help them refine and flesh out their pitch. They then re-submit a more detailed pitch and plan for the next round of judging.”
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