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Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Mark Time 2016

| June 9, 2016

Every year the Mark Time Awards present some of the best audio drama has to offer. The 2016 Awards were presented at the Hear Now Festival and has expanded its usual fare from the award for best science fiction drama (Mark Time) and the best horror drama (Ogle) to The Danger Prize, The Bradshaw, and […]

And the Award for Best Audio Fiction Journalism Goes to…?

| April 2, 2016

If you talk to people who have been making audio drama for years there are two things that frustrate them the most: people who think that they have single-handedly brought back radio drama from the grave people who don’t recognize the amazing trailblazers in the audio drama movement We read this time and time again […]

Mark(ing) Time till April!

| March 23, 2016

2016 MARK TIME AWARDS OPEN FOR SUBMISSION UNTIL APRIL 30TH The 2016 Mark Time Awards are given in recognition of the best audio theatre productions in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery/detective.  As a legacy project of the Firesign Theatre, the awards encourage creative use of the audio arts medium which includes writing, voice performance, sound […]

Pass the Torch!

| February 16, 2015

The incredible Jerry Stearns has been a powerhouse in creating the modern experience of audio drama and supporting its meteoric growth for the last two decades. He retired last year from facilitating The Mark Time Awards. The new dedication of the awards are expanding to represent the growth in our medium. Make sure you add […]

Mark Time Awards 2014

| November 17, 2014

With grateful thanks to listener Scott Gallatin we have here, the Mark Time Awards ceremony hosted by the awesome Jerry Stearns from Great Northern Audio!

Mark(ing this particular) Time

| June 14, 2014

Anyone who knows me, knows I don’t often enter EVP shows for awards. But in the case of Alone in the Night I am so grateful for the amazing work that Michael Stokes put into the production of this Wavefront episode last year. Over the year, Michael and I went back and forth over every […]