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Balticon Schedule!

by on May.25, 2011, under News

Are you going that most illustrious of events, Balticon? See us there! I’ve made a handy-dandy post of our schedule below:

5/27/11 6:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Chesapeake
Track: New Media
New Independent Voices in New Media
Who’s new in Podcasting

Podcasting has evolved massively in the last 7+ years. During that time lots of independent voices have come and gone. Who’s still out there, who has faded, and most importantly who are the new voices you should be listening to?

5/27/11 10:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Derby
Track: New Media

Sound Design & Extreme Audio Effects

Our expert panel of professional sound designers and audio engineers will explore various topics and techniques surrounding sound design and the art and science of extreme audio effects. They will share insider tips and tricks to help you squeeze strange and unworldly tones and textures out of the equipment you already own, inspire you to build and record uncommon noise makers, and to turn ordinary sounds into sonic landscapes designed to enhance your next multi-media project. They will cover both basic and advanced recording, tweaking and extreme manipulation techniques to provide you with the take-away know-how to shake awake audiences and transport them to strange new worlds.

5/28/11 9:00 AM
Duration: 03:00
Room: Derby
Track: New Media

Master’s Session: Audio Excellence in Podcasting (3 hrs)

Our panel of expert audio enthusiasts will discuss various topics surrounding audio engineering for spoken word, music, and everything in between. They will help you get the best sound out of the equipment you have, help you pick the next piece of important equipment within your budget, and help you avoid burnout by streamlining your workflow to shorten the time you spend editing audio. The audience is encouraged to bring questions and even samples of problems they are having with their own work.

5/28/11 4:00 PM
Duration: 00:50
Room: Salon D
Track: Readers

Antigone’s Wrath – Full Cast Live Reading

Join us for a full cast live reading of an excerpt of ANTIGONE’S WRATH, a Steampunk adventure of worldly proportions! Meet Captain Rachel Sterling and set sail on the airship ANTIGONE’S WRATH! Journey from England to Ecuador and Singapore to Somalia in the newest novel by Starla Huchton. Magical inventions, dastardly villains and legends of the ancient world await you on an escapade you’ll never forget!

5/28/11 7:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Chesapeake
Track: New Media

Creating The Brand
Crafting a Recognizable Presence for Your Podcast

Our panel of professionals take you through the perilous journey of creating a concrete presence for their podcasts. Learn what you’ll need, who to hire and what questions to ask. Formulate a sensible budget for your story and create a brand that will attract more listeners than ever before.

5/29/11 3:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Derby
Track: New Media

Dynamic Voice Acting

Is your dramatic podcast feeling a little flat? The Gearheart’s Alex White takes guests and plays games with them to increase the emotional potency of their readings. Harness your local talent and bring a new dimension to your podcast!

5/29/11 4:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Chesapeake
Track: New Media

Improv Comedy Jam

Our panel of would-be comedians get up and flex their creative muscles. Join them for an hour of improv comedy.

5/29/11 7:00 PM
Duration: 01:00
Room: Derby
Track: New Media

Women Podcaster’s Roundtable

Our panel of crack podcasters will talk review the year in podcasting and talk about the pressing issues of the day; and all this from the female point of view. Discussions will include talks of equipment, time management, monitization, and more.

5/29/11 8:00 PM
Duration: 00:50
Room: Maryland Foyer
Track: Autographings

Mur Lafferty, Renee White and Christiana Ellis
Autograph Session

Mur Lafferty, Renee White and Christiana Ellis Autograph Session

5/29/11 11:00 PM
Duration: 00:30
Room: Pimlico
Track: Readers

Alex White — Reading

Alex White reads from Maiden Flight of the Avenger.

We hope to see you all there!

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