Michael Bott

AN-005 | Podcasting: what’s in it for actors?

January 21, 2016

What's all the fuss about podcasting? Is there anything in it for me as an actor? Should I be paying attention? I'm joined by co-host of the POWERFUL NONSENSE podcast, actor Wayne Ingram, in this recording of an hour long ActorChat video discussion about the advantages and some pitfalls of podcasting for actors.

 
YOUTUBE RECORDING OF THE #ACTORCHAT
 

 
Here are some links to other sites that may be useful. There are many podcasters out there whose main role in life seems to be helping and educating new and aspiring podcasters. They are easy to find via a search on Google but my favourite so far is 'THE AUDACITY TO PODCAST' podcast. It's a good starting place. 
 

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Wayne mentions his own page where beginners can get an idea of the kind of equipment that forms the basis of a reasonable podcasting set-up. It's here at POWERFUL NONSENSE.
 
There is an actor called Tommy Kendrick who is based in Austin, Texas. He runs an excellent podcast for actors - indeed (although I've cut it from the podcast) he tried to join the Actorchat Blab but didn't succeed due to some Blab first-timer technical problems. Nevertheless is was good to make the connection and I highly recommend his shows - mainly interviews with other actors and creatives. It's called ACTORS TALK

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Another podcast I highly recommend to actors is Stephen Mitchell's NOTES ON A CALL SHEET - an extremely interesting and experienced Hollywood director/writer/producer and his take on acting and the business of acting. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
 

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