A new festival dedicated to highlighting the power of podcasting as a non-fiction medium will present an array of public and industry events from November 8-10, 2018. Vancouver Podcast Festival, presented by DOXA features three days of panels, hands-on workshops, and live podcast presentations and tapings to celebrate one of the world’s fastest-growing mediums.
Unique in its emphasis on audio documentary and social justice issues, VanPodFest’s 2018 programming focus is “True Crime, True Justice,” promising to not only entertain but educate and generate discussion around the criminal justice system. Lauded, top-ranked podcasts from Canada and the US will offer live-tapings, on-stage Q&As, workshops, and more alongside panels and events featuring local Vancouver-based podcasts.
Evening events The Rio Theatre
will feature hosts and producers from popular podcasts such as:
You Must Remember This
In the Dark
Uncover: Escaping NXIVM
Criminally Funny (From the creators of CBC This Is That
and This Sounds Serious)
Someone Knows Something
2050: Degrees of Change
Daytime panels and live shows hosted at Vancouver Public Library
brand new theatre are free to attend, offering podcasters the opportunity to hone their own production skills and podcast listeners a chance to see what goes into the making of a podcast, from idea to creation to output.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit vanpodfest.ca
Vancouver Podcast Festival is presented by DOXA Documentary Film Festival
(The Documentary Media Society).
VanPodFest and DOXA are located on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.