Latest News from the Sound Bank

December 13, 2010 / 0 comments

This week our selection panel will be deciding the winning submissions of the first Sound Bank grant scheme. All applicants will be contacted by e-mail with the results of their submissions. Details of grant winners will be posted on the site this Friday 17th December. Apologies to anyone who was expecting an earlier announcement, this…

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New Editors’ Picks Added

November 28, 2010 / 0 comments

We’ve added some new pieces to our Editor’s Picks –  a couple of favorites from this year’s Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Book Odds challenge… Cold Freezing Night (For Doomed Lovers) Producer: Andrea Silenzi Produced For: Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Challenge: Book Odds Date: 2010 Country: USA Duration: 2’58” “I said this is NUTS, and he…

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Sound Bank Selection Panel

November 28, 2010 / 0 comments

We are very pleased to announce the members of the selection panel for the first ever Sound Bank are Artistic Director of the Third Coast International Audio Festival, Julie Shapiro,  The Guardian’s radio critic Elisabeth Mahoney, Senior Radio Producer at Somethin’ Else, Russell Finch and Brussels based sound designer/musician, Alex Davidson. The selection panel will…

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A hugely enjoyable night with Tim Hinman from Third Ear!

November 21, 2010 / 0 comments

Still charmed by Tim Hinman (Third Ear)’s strange, clever and very funny piece, The Garden, which he played to us, with a selection of other works at In The Dark on Thursday in the Whitechapel Gallery. The subtitles worked a treat (and were very handy when at times people laughed so much you could no…

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Sound Bank Submissions Are Now Closed!

November 15, 2010 / 0 comments

The Sound Bank is now closed for submissions. We will now sort through the submissions and an independent selection panel will pick the grant award winners. Notification of winning submissions will be posted on this site on Friday 10th December. Many thanks to everyone who has made a submission!

Sound Bank is Launched: A new fund for adventurous audio!

October 4, 2010 / 0 comments

A very exciting announcement – In The Dark has launched its very first Sound Bank, a new international fund for adventurous audio. The Sound Bank scheme is offering funding of between £500 and £1500 towards the production of new audio pieces of 3 to 15 minutes duration each. The fund is open to first-time producers…

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In The Dark and friends in The Guardian

September 29, 2010 / 0 comments

A lovely mention of In The Dark as well as recent curators The Hackney Podcast and Resonance FM in The Guardian today. Make way for the new Golden Age of British Radio! Radio head: British radio triumphs in New York By Elizabeth Mahoney Hackney Podcast’s golden win at the New York Festivals Awards demonstrates how…

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In The Dark @ The Whitechapel Gallery Late Nights Feat. Third Ear

September 27, 2010 / 3 comments

SOLD OUT In November Tim Hinman from the brilliant online audio magazine Third Ear will be flying over from Denmark especially for In The Dark and will present a series of audio works from Denmark and beyond. There will be a few foreign language pieces  but don’t panic – there will be subtitles! A great…

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Feature about In The Dark on Deutsche Welle

September 26, 2010 / 0 comments

A lovely piece about In The Dark made by Sarah Stolarz for Deutsche Welle! “While films and documentaries enjoy a well-established place in the world’s cultural imagination, their aural counterpart –the Radio Feature, seems to live in a strange and much neglected no-man’s land somewhere between journalism and art. Sarah Stolarz went to meet the…

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