Come to Audiocraft


Sydney, May 31 - June 2.

Tickets on sale now!

Audiocraft Podcast Festival is the most important event of the year for audio makers and podcast fans seeking to connect and collaborate with Australia’s passionate audio community. Join us for three-days of provocative talks, live events and invaluable networking opportunities.

Tickets are on sale now.

Who’s coming?

At Audiocraft 2019, you’ll learn from the best and brightest in the audio game.

Speaker highlights include international guests Avery Trufelman (99% Invisible, Radiotopia), Ian Chillag (Everything is Alive, Radiotopia), Jonathan Zenti (Voxnest/Meat) and Natalie Tulloch (Spotify, NYC). Local luminaries include Mark Pesce (The Next Billion Seconds, PodcastOne), Travis De Vries (Broriginals), Stephanie Van Schilt (Sisteria) and Tim Roxburgh (Unravel, ABC) + more!

Check out the program and schedule for Conference Day!

What’s happening?


Audiocraft Presents: The Allusionist Live @ Giant Dwarf: Award-winning British podcast The Allusionist returns to Australia for #audiocraft19. Logophile Helen Zaltzman brings her witty, effortlessly informative show to the stage, with musical support from Martin Austwick. More details + buy tickets here.


Workshops @ CMTO, Redfern: dedicated to people just starting out in podcasting, these practical editing sessions will teach you how to take your tape and turn it into a great episode.  More details + buy tickets here.

Podcast Prep with Jonathan Zenti @ Improv Theatre Sydney, Redfern: Voxnest’s Jonathan Zenti (Italy) takes your questions about how to set your podcast up for a strong start, find your people, and use your data to help grow your audience. More details + buy tickets here.

Opening Night @ Harold Park Community Hall: officially kick off Festival weekend with live performances from Avery Trufelman (99% Invisible), Mike Williams (ABC RN) & contemporary dancer Brianna Kell, and FBi Radio’s All the Best. More details + buy tickets here.


Conference Day @ AFTRS: a full day of masterclasses, panel discussions, guided listening sessions and meet-ups. Whether you’re looking for a nudge to kick off your podcasting journey or you want to level up your audio chops, this is your opportunity to learn from the best in the podcasting game and connect with other makers.  More details + buy tickets here.


Sunday Sessions @ The Calyx, The Royal Botanic Garden: workshops, live podcast events and creative listening sessions in the leafy surrounds of Sydney Harbour. Design your day by booking tickets to all sessions, or pick out your faves and just pop in.

  • Before You Hit Record: a guided workshop on how to best plan a field recording trip to make sure you get the most out of the tape you gather. More details + buy tickets here.

  • Hit Record on The Royal Botanic Garden: a practical workshop where you’ll head out, recorder in hand, to capture sounds in the gardens. More details + buy tickets here.

  • Future Podcast: three podcasters perform a future episode of their shows live from the year 2062. More details + buy tickets here.

  • Hey Aunty! Live on Sunday: a fireside chat with black women and non-binary siblings working in the world of podcasting. More details + buy tickets here.

  • Radiotopia Showcase: stretch out on the lawn as a Radiotopia podcaster guides you through a bunch of magical podcast moments. More details + buy tickets here.

I’m keen. How do I get my tickets?

The Festival main event is the conference on Saturday and one ticket gives you access to the whole day. Tickets to all other events/workshops running on Friday and Sunday need to be individually purchased. If you have ticketing enquiries, contact us.

More info + buy tickets here.


All 2019 Festival venues are accessible by wheelchair and all but Giant Dwarf have accessible toilets.

Trained guide, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome at all venues and companion cards can be arranged for all events. Details about parking and venue-specific information is available in full here.

Specific questions not covered can be sent to, or you can call 0402 493 526 within business hours. In some instances detailed here, Audiocraft will need you to contact the venue directly.


2019 Speakers

Learn from the best.  


Programming Committee

This year’s program is designed with help from these legends.


Partners and


Audiocraft Podcast Festival is brought to you with the support of: