Synopsis: Podcasts start with planning and the best time to do this is before you start your project, in the pre-production phase. Your instructor will let you know if they have a preference for a fully developed script or if they would like you to speak off of points, a Q/A with a guest speaker, etc. Either way, you will need to plan your podcast, obtain music and SFXs, and organize them in a project folder.
File management is an essential part of realizing this task. When practiced, it can reduce problems like missing audio links, failed exports, mixdowns (files before mastering) that can’t be altered in the future, all points that add stress to any production experience.
Duration: 2 minutes
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The pre-production process would be complete when you have done the following: