The Signal to Noise Award provides an opportunity for an audio project to come to life by awarding one applicant a production grant to pursue their project or series. The award celebrates creative work that synthesizes audio documentary and experimental sound design.

The award includes: $5000 for production, plus production consultation and technical support from Gilded Audio Design, editorial consultation from the staff of UnionDocs and a celebratory event at the UnionDocs space in Brooklyn. The winner will also receive a free Hindenburg Journalist PRO license, and all applicants will receive a 6-month Hindenburg trial, plus a discount code towards the full license.

Application Requirements: The proposed project must use creative or experimental sound design to help support the message of the project.  All projects must have a “documentary” element (fiction or hybrid projects will be considered as long as some aspect can be considered non-fiction).

All styles of audio production will be considered: radio, podcast, installations, theatre, exhibitions, hybrids, etc.

Application is below. All who are considering are strongly encouraged to apply. 

DEADLINE: June 28, 2018

With support from Hindenburg