A photo of Jessie recording with two other speakers in a room with spotlights and recording equipment.
Online Workshop
Thu 26 Nov 2020

Upgrade Yourself: Process... Audio Production & Pitching

with Jessie Lawson

Thu 26 Nov 2020
13.00 - 14.30
Online Event

Join Senior Producer and Radio Director Jessie Lawson as she leads a listening session shining light on the vast possibilities of audio production, with some interactive skill sharing and play around creative storytelling and pitching ideas.

In this 90-minute process-led workshop, Jessie will bring her vast experience and expertise in making radio, setting up her own community interest company, and as a collaborator with many external partners, retaining inclusivity and creativity at the heart of her work. 

This is a first come, first chance, so please register and express your interest here.

We are offering a small group of participants (up to 30 people) the opportunity to join Jessie’s session. All you need is decent Wi-Fi, a comfy chair, pen, and paper, and allow for 90 minutes.

During the session, you will have the chance to meet and talk with Jessie and other participants interested in audio and radio, with some playful tips and insights on how you can apply these to your own toolkit.

In this session Jessie will be covering:
•    Her personal journey getting into the audio industry
•    Character driven work 
•    Creative audio formats and sound design
•    Idea(s) creation and pitching

About the speaker

Jessie Lawson is a freelance audio producer interested in creative storytelling, co-production and platforming voices that are overlooked in the mainstream media. 

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Upgrade Yourself: Process

We bring participants together in small groups to meet innovative creative industry thinkers and doers (either individuals, collectives, or organisations). We encourage everyone in the room to contribute to the session, allowing for deeper engagement, which could be conversational, bitesize prototyping and/or creative play, alongside a Somerset House Producer.

Led by members of the Somerset House creative community and external partners, these digital sessions primarily aimed at people aged 18-25 are for those looking for access routes into the Creative Industries and the Cultural Sector.