Got a story to tell and wondering where to start? Come back often for more resources and information on how to make an audio drama that keeps your listeners tuning in for more. Whether you’re making an entire podcast or a one-off story, get the tools and tips for your audio production toolkit.
Enter the Depository where you’ll find a collection of informational and inspirational resources related to all the things that make audio drama horror happen.
Writing & Editing
Immerse your audience! These tips will help you create an audio script that keeps listeners engaged for the entire clip.
It’s not easy to get good feedback. Just a lot of bad experiences that lead you to those good ones happen along the way. So what makes a good critique?
Planning & Preproduction
Great productions include many talented artists at all levels, from writers and performers to designers, editors and everyone in between. Great productions are driven by talent. If you value your productions, paying your talent should be your number one agenda.
Here’s a little speed-through video on my workflow for importing reports to a spreadsheet to format in an easily readable manner.
Acting & Directing
Whether you need to prepare for an acting gig or a canine sing-a-long, we’re here to help you learn the basics of howling!
We break down some microphone basics and make recommendations for particular situations.
My first head-first plunge into the technical side of creating a show through dialogue editing. I rapidly discovered it to be a fantastically useful experience and not just for production.
Want to sound designSound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema Offers user-friendly knowledge and stimulating exercises to help compose story, develop characters and create emotion through skillful creation of the sound track. More
your Audio Drama podcast in ReaperWith REAPER and your PC or Mac, you can synthesize, sample, compose, arrange, edit, mix, and master songs or any other audio projects from any audio format. More
? Matt takes you through his setup process for creating immersive sound and shows some helpful tips along the way.
Setting up a new sound libray can be expensive. Here are 11 high-quality resources to get your SFX collection growing fast!
Composing & Music
Over the decades composers have created soundtracks that are so chilling and memorable, that the music on its own will make your pulse quicken when you hear it.
Music shapes the mood and anticipation of a production. A good composition immerses the listener in the world of the show while enhancing the overall story.
Mixing & Postproduction