Student audio play wins gold at HEAR Now Festival
“Back Issues — Episode 2: Tales of the Unexpected,” a short audio play created by adjunct instructor Russell McGee and students in his Audio Play Production course, won a gold award at the 2020 HEAR Now Festival.
The 20-minute play follows Sara, a young business graduate who inherited Cape & Cowl Comics from her uncle. She needs to solve a problem when she realizes a distributor shipped her damaged comics.
Students involved in the production include:
- Alexander Fort, actor: Reg
- Tommy DeNardo, actor: La Telefonista Español
- Chance Edmaiston, sound supervisor, sound designer, mixer
- Kirsten Payton, lead sound designer, loop group
- Michael Jarrett, sound designer, foley team
- Lexis Petsalis, dialogue editor, foley team
- Kiehl Carlquist, music
- Brian Barnes, foley team, loop group
- Sofia Gambardella, foley team, loop group, producer
- Jaeson Jackson, loop group
- Madeleine Lovelle, director
- Evan O’Neal, producer
McGee edited the script and was an executive producer. He’s teaching Audio Play Production again this fall.