WRITING FOR RADIO
Writing an audio script can be a very challenging as you must create worlds using sound alone. Access course materials, resources and examples below on the topic of writing for radio.
NPR: Sound and the Brain
In this episode of Close Listening on NPR, Bill McQuay and Christopher Joyce discuss how humans and animals have evolved to listen. Click the PLAY NOW button below to listen.
AUDIO: Animal Urology
Radio personality, Garrison Keillor, performs this bizarre radio play in front of a live audience as a foley artist creates sound effects to enhance the story. Click PLAY NOW to listen.
AUDIO: Genghis Khan
By looking at our genes we can link ourselves to our parents, grandparents, and ancestors long long ago. Tatiana Zerjal and Chris Tyler Smith tell the tale of discovering the genetic relation of over 16 million men in Central Asia.
EXTRA: The Sound of Gravity
An exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile with Director Alfonso Cuarón and Re-recording Mixer Skip Lievsay about the sound teams work to create a dramatic sound scape to a dark and vast outer space environment.