TRIFF to debut “Podcast Listening Room”

Published 10:37 am Thursday, August 17, 2023

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The Tryon International Film Festival recently announced the debut of its exciting new addition, the Podcast Listening Room, in collaboration with iHeart Radio. 

This marks the festival’s first-ever inclusion of a dedicated space for podcast enthusiasts, spotlighting the burgeoning art of audio storytelling. The event will take place during the festival’s ninth edition, highlighting a carefully curated selection of captivating podcasts for attendees to indulge in.

The Podcast Listening Room will be a haven for festivalgoers seeking to experience the power of narrative-driven podcasts, interviews with remarkable personalities, and thought-provoking discussions on various themes. By embracing the popularity and impact of podcasts on the entertainment landscape, the Tryon International Film Festival aims to further enrich its diverse offerings and celebrate the dynamic world of audio content.

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In collaboration with iHeart Radio, one of the leading podcasting platforms in the industry, the festival has secured a remarkable podcast to headline the series. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore “Journalista,” a riveting narrative by veteran filmmaker Steven Esteb, which uncovers the hidden stories of journalists facing extraordinary news events.

“We are so excited to introduce the Podcast Listening Room to our festival lineup and to include Steven’s remarkable podcast,” said Kirk Gollwitzer, co-founder of the Tryon International Film Festival, now in its 9th year. “Podcasts have emerged as a powerful medium for storytelling, and we are excited to celebrate this art form and offer a platform for talented creators to showcase their work.”


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