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RTA School of Media at X University

From their sessions to your ears, we feature the best of RTA School of Media's students. Every episode we play back a few of our favourite projects and meet the students and staff behind them. From audio dramas to original music to podcasts, this is not your average playlist show.

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JEEPERS! Terrifying Projects To Keep You Up At Night
Sep 6 2021
JEEPERS! Terrifying Projects To Keep You Up At Night
One of the world’s deadliest assassins, supernatural hypnotisms, and terrifying experiences. Those are just a few of the projects we’ll be listening to.  This episode we’re diving into the world of all things creepy. We’ve got stories to make you squirm, true crime and radio dramas galore, all expertly crafted by RTA School of Media’s students.Special thank you to Kevin Konarzewski, Lori Beckstead, Heather Kirby and Elizabeth Martin for suggesting these fantastic projects and emboldening the next generation of storytellers. As well, thank you to Emily Bak for giving feedback on this episode.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: - 4:55  The Well: A Ghost Story Feature4:56 - 16:16 Femme Fatality Podcast Feature16:17 - 32:50 Psychagogia Radio Drama Podcast Feature32:51 - 45:25 The Appointment Radio Drama Feature45:26 - 50:01 Firsts and Worsts Podcast FeatureFeatured ProjectsThe Well - Haylee Thompson, Ainsley Cherry, Garrett Allardyce and Thomas Cannon (RTA 311 F2020)A radio drama about a brother and sister who come across a haunted well.Femme Fatality - Megan Werle (RTA 104 F2020)A true crime podcast where women aren't just the victims but the killers. On this episode we head back in time Megan tells the story of one of the most successful serial killers of all time, but you've probably never heard of her. Guilia Tofana (aka Aqua Tofona), the slow poisoning husband killer of the 17th Century.Psychagogia - Zoraise Ahmad (RTA 104 F2020)A radio drama and fictional true crime conspiracy podcast. We're taken through the story of a mysterious crime, given witness accounts and clues about the death and disappearance of Cedric.The Appointment - Heather Ngo and Kennedi Tapp-Vincent (RTA 996 W2019)A radio drama where a  patient visits a hypnotic therapist to deal with a traumatic experience. Firsts and Worsts - Claire Albush (RTA 104 F2019)A podcast about first times, worst times and where they draw the line. This episode is ALL about SEX. Racy but host Claire is here for it. Along with a few guests she discusses dos and donts, advice and crazy stories. CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PorgozelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) Yang​​Find us onInstagram @bouncedpodcastTwitter @bouncedpodcastWebsite:
JEEPERS! Terrifying Projects To Keep You Up At Night
Sep 6 2021
JEEPERS! Terrifying Projects To Keep You Up At Night
One of the world’s deadliest assassins, supernatural hypnotisms, and terrifying experiences. Those are just a few of the projects we’ll be listening to.  This episode we’re diving into the world of all things creepy. We’ve got stories to make you squirm, true crime and radio dramas galore, all expertly crafted by RTA School of Media’s students.Special thank you to Kevin Konarzewski, Lori Beckstead, Heather Kirby and Elizabeth Martin for suggesting these fantastic projects and emboldening the next generation of storytellers. As well, thank you to Emily Bak for giving feedback on this episode.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: - 4:55  The Well: A Ghost Story Feature4:56 - 16:16 Femme Fatality Podcast Feature16:17 - 32:50 Psychagogia Radio Drama Podcast Feature32:51 - 45:25 The Appointment Radio Drama Feature45:26 - 50:01 Firsts and Worsts Podcast FeatureFeatured ProjectsThe Well - Haylee Thompson, Ainsley Cherry, Garrett Allardyce and Thomas Cannon (RTA 311 F2020)A radio drama about a brother and sister who come across a haunted well.Femme Fatality - Megan Werle (RTA 104 F2020)A true crime podcast where women aren't just the victims but the killers. On this episode we head back in time Megan tells the story of one of the most successful serial killers of all time, but you've probably never heard of her. Guilia Tofana (aka Aqua Tofona), the slow poisoning husband killer of the 17th Century.Psychagogia - Zoraise Ahmad (RTA 104 F2020)A radio drama and fictional true crime conspiracy podcast. We're taken through the story of a mysterious crime, given witness accounts and clues about the death and disappearance of Cedric.The Appointment - Heather Ngo and Kennedi Tapp-Vincent (RTA 996 W2019)A radio drama where a  patient visits a hypnotic therapist to deal with a traumatic experience. Firsts and Worsts - Claire Albush (RTA 104 F2019)A podcast about first times, worst times and where they draw the line. This episode is ALL about SEX. Racy but host Claire is here for it. Along with a few guests she discusses dos and donts, advice and crazy stories. CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PorgozelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) Yang​​Find us onInstagram @bouncedpodcastTwitter @bouncedpodcastWebsite:
Owning Your Niche and Podcast Packaging with Dan Misener, Valentina Passos Gastaldo and Thomas West
Sep 5 2021
Owning Your Niche and Podcast Packaging with Dan Misener, Valentina Passos Gastaldo and Thomas West
With millions of podcasts ready to listen to, it can feel daunting to begin your journey as a new creator. How can you stand out from the crowd? This episode we talk to Dan Misener, the Broadcaster in Residence at RTA's Allan Slaight Radio Institute to learn about podcast packaging, how podcasters can find their niche and reach their target audience. From the epic journey of the Canadian curling team, to the very different experiences of immigrant sisters, to dismantling toxic masculinity in Star Wars, we’ve got a wide range of projects for you to listen to and some really talented students to meet along the way.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: -13:34  Why finding a niche is important and how to find one13:35-15:05  Not Two Guys Talking About Star Wars Feature15:06-18:32 Making an "ear-catching" podcast18:33-26:50 On the Button Feature26:51-34:43 Thomas West Interview: Behind On the Button34:44-36:37 What is podcasting great at?36:38-51:04 The Immigrant Feature51:05-58:18 Valentina Interview: Behind The ImmigrantFeatured ProjectsNot Two Guys Talking About Star Wars - Haylee Thompson (RTA 996 W2021)You’ve heard it a million times before. “Rey isn’t a Skywalker,” “Star Wars was ruined by feminists,” “You probably pretend to like Star Wars to get guys.” The usual, two guys talking about Star Wars content. This is NOT that kind of podcast. Join host, self proclaimed Star Wars superfan and feminist Haylee Thompson as she explores the Star Wars universe through the female gaze including its characters, storylines and various new projects. In this feature project we’ll listen to possibly one of the best podcast openings EVER.On the Button - Thomas West (RTA 996 W2021)Join Thomas West as he recounts the best moments in Canadian Curling history through spectacular sound design, live game audio, and interviews with athletes. In this feature Thomas speaks with Olympians Ryan Harnden and Brad Jacobs and tells the story of the 2013 Roar of the Rings Tournament and their journey to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.The Immigrant - Valentina Passos Gastaldo (RTA 996 W2021)What does it actually mean to be an immigrant in Canada? The immigrant is a podcast that sheds a light on real and unique Canadian immigrants’ stories. Each episode features vulnerable conversations with immigrants that share the good, the bad, and everything in between of what it means to be an immigrant in this country. In this feature Valentina interviews her sister and discusses with her their journeys to Canada and how they adapted to their new homes.CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PogorzelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) Yang
Exploring the World of Immersive and Interactive Sound with Finlay Braithwaite, Kevin Konarzewski and the Class of RTA 864 2021
Sep 5 2021
Exploring the World of Immersive and Interactive Sound with Finlay Braithwaite, Kevin Konarzewski and the Class of RTA 864 2021
Strap your headphones on because we’re exploring a new dimension of immersive and interactive sound! This episode features guest hosts Finlay Braithwaite and Kevin Konarzewski as they describe what the brand new RTA 864 (Advanced Audio Immersive and Interactive Sound) course at X University has to offer along with sharing some incredible assignments created by students. We’ll listen to surround remixes, ambisonic, immersive and interactive projects. The coolest part? ALL of these projects were created at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. No studios or fancy equipment, just good old fashioned creativity and some help from tools like Reaper, ProTools and Unity game engine.*This episode is best listened to with headphones. For the immersive and interactive assignments we strongly encourage you to watch the videos linked in our show notes to enjoy the full experience of these assignments.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: What is immersive and interactive sound?4:00 About the RTA 864 course, where it came from and what you can learn Surround Assignments13:20 Never Learn by Julianna Romanyk18:33 Jungle Song by Ofer Weis23:24 Sex Bracelet by Noah Caccamo27:59 LOST by Emily BakAmbisonic Assignments34:20 What is ambisonics?38:03 Club Bathroom by Alexa Patino42:10 Christmas Recital by Madi Hanaka45:31 Pet Shop by Jacob Krywetzky48:56 WW2 Battle of Britain by Matthew Page52:07 RAIN by Nic Muia55:29 Bad Dream by Ethan HorbayImmersive Assignments58:00 Ambisonic and Immersive experiences1:01:05 Patrick Remy-Danziger Feature1:05:20 Jim Carrey House of Horrors by Monica Brighton1:07:25 Rocket Launch by Kyle Damji1:08:15 Howl’s Moving Castle by Eden LimInteractive Assignments1:10:02 Interactive and Spatial audio in Unity game engine1:12:32 The Disappearing Door by Noah Caccamo1:17:56 Finding Kitty by Ethan Horbay1:21:44 Interactive Goodie by Ben Gingerich1:21:44 Immersive Carnival by Bayli Iorio-Wilson1:25:27 Future of RTA864  CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PorgozelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) YangFind us onInstagram @bouncedpodcastTwitter @bouncedpodcastWebsite:
Travelling Through Time and Space with Your Ears???
Sep 4 2021
Travelling Through Time and Space with Your Ears???
We’re travelling through time and space! Join us as we explore the dynamics of sound一 how sound not only affects our memories and emotions but also connects us infinitely to the past, present, and future. This episode you’ll explore sound’s healing and therapeutic properties, travel from Portugal to Pelee Island Ontario, and glimpse into the future of electric vehicles. We’ve got podcasts, audio books, ambisonics and more all created by RTA’s talented media students.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click here Visit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: Timestamps0:58 - 4:45  To Avô and Avò Feature4:46 - 11:47  The Good the Bad and the Affective Feature11:48 - 16:48  Town Travellers Feature16:49 - 18:56  Dreaming of Venice Feature 18:57 - 31:08  EVs OTW Feature 31:09 - 36:48  Networks of Sound Feature36:49 - 47:13  Something for The Road FeatureFeatured Projects To Avô and Avò - Stephanie De Sousa (3rd yr Media Production Internship) The Good, the Bad and the Affective - Jess Schmidt, Inga Breede and Alexis Perikleous (RTA 907  W2020)Town Travellers - Manny Bissell (RTA 996 W2021)Dreaming of Venice - Kezia Shipclark (RTA864 W2021)EVs OTW - Luke Farwell (RTA 104 F2019) Networks of Sound - Madeleine Hackborn (RTA 104 F2020)Something for the Road - Anita Pogorzelska (CJRU 1280)CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PorgozelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) YangFeedback and Post Production Notes: Emily Bak
Life After University with Alumni Podcasters, Elena Hudgins Lyle, Kyle Moore and Taylor Lindsay-Noel
Sep 3 2021
Life After University with Alumni Podcasters, Elena Hudgins Lyle, Kyle Moore and Taylor Lindsay-Noel
We’re talking to inspiring and motivating alumni who have found success in life and podcasting. This episode features some famous RTA podcasters: Taylor Lindsay Noel (Tea Time with Tay/Cup of Te Luxury Loose Leaf Teas), Kyle Moore (Life’s a Wreck), and Elena Hudgins Lyle (CBC’s Inappropriate Questions). Take a listen to the first episodes of their podcasts, the inspirational stories behind their work and their encouraging tips and advice for those beginning their audio journeys or just surviving life in general! Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: Tea Time with Tay Feature 20:23 Inappropriate Questions Feature28:22 Life’s a Wreck Feature36:01 Interview: Recording first episodes45:50 Interview: Podcasting outside of RTA1:07:21 Interview: Balancing life and career, and advice for studentsFeatured Projects:Tea Time with Tay: Ep. 1 Let Me Introduce Myself - Taylor Lindsay Noel (RTA 996)Listen to the full episode hereInappropriate Questions: What are you?  - Elena Hudgins Lyle, Cindy Long and Sabrina Bertsch (RTA 503/Transmedia Zone)Listen to the full episode hereLife’s a Wreck: Episode 1 - Kyle Moore (RTA 996)Listen to the full episode hereListen to some of their most recent episodes:Tea Time with Tay: Ep. 28 - Shopping Black feat. Kerin JohnInappropriate Questions: Can I ask a sex worker “What was your worst experience?”Life’s a Wreck: S4E15: ​​A Rising Sun and Indigenous Trauma - A Finale ft. Cheyenne JosephCreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette SinSound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PorgozelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) Yang
Dynamic Unos, Duos and Trios: Hosting Teams That Will Blow You Away with Lori Beckstead
Sep 2 2021
Dynamic Unos, Duos and Trios: Hosting Teams That Will Blow You Away with Lori Beckstead
You’ve got your podcast concept figured out, now what about your hosts? Will you go solo, or find some talented friends and/or colleagues to join you? Arguably the most important part of a podcast is having a great presenter. They’re responsible for putting your concept into action, guiding the listener through each episode and establishing a parasocial relationship with your audience. This episode we feature three podcasts with excellent host teams. Throughout the episode, we’ll break down what makes these hosts so effective, the strengths each sized team brings to their series,  and how to improve your own hosting skills.Produced by the RTA School of Media at X UniversityTo read the complete show notes click hereVisit our website to view the transcription or access hyperlinks in this description: - 5:46  What makes a great host?5:47  - 25:45  I’ll Have the Chicken Tenders 25:46 - 29:09  Host authenticity 29:10 - 39:21  Pressbox Chatter 39:22 - 41:43  Smart writing and understanding your market41:44 -  1:14:02  TV Toybox1:14:03 - 1:19:34  Giving context and having a balanced teamFeatured Projects:I’ll Have the Chicken Tenders - Megan Pierotti (RTA 996 W2021)Not yet graduated off the kids menu? Join Megan Pierotti, an adult picky eater who’s taken it upon herself to finally get her diploma and move on up in life…to taller chairs at the adult table. Each episode Megan will try a new food and have a guest on to discover what it is that people love about it. Tune in weekly for a taste of adventurous food endeavours, laughs and stories of picky eating.Pressbox Chatter - Samuel Bird and Ryan Castelino (Spiritlive 2020-2021)In 10 minutes or less, longtime friends and aspiring zamboni drivers Ryan Castelino and Sam Bird deliver a lighthearted take on the week that was in the NHL. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you won’t have to go to the bathroom halfway through because we keep it short to accommodate Gen-Z’s attention span.TV Toybox - Ethan Geoffrey Lee, Brian Arnold and Hayley Cheng (RTA 996 W2021)Ethan, Brian, and Hayley watched a lot of TV growing up. In fact, they shamelessly still watch kids shows from the late 90s and 2000s. Covering a new show every other Saturday, TV Toybox documents their journey to re-experience childhood joy, interviewing experts to learn more about their favourite kids shows than their lil’ brains could have ever imagined. Or can imagine. As adults.CreditsPodcast Producer and Host: Sam McNultyProject Supervisor and Guest Host: Lori BecksteadArtwork: Yvette Sin Sound Design (Trailer, Opening and Sweepers): Anita PogorzelskaOpening and Closing Music: PHAS3.EXE  by Drake SandersonShow Notes and Transcription: Yixin (Cherry) Yang