1st april 2017

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THE CAST AWAY PHILOSOPHY IS DEDICATED TO RECOGNISING ALL FORMS OF AUSTRALIAN PODCASTING. OUR MISSION IS TO GIVE PODCASTERS SOMETHING TO ASPIRE TOWARDS, BRING THE COMMUNITY CLOSER TOGETHER AND RAISE THE PROFILE OF PODCASTING IN AUSTRALIA.

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AUSTRALIAN PODCAST AWARDS

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The 2017 Cast Away awards attracted over 200 podcast entries from across Australia. With 23 judges reviewing podcasts across 10 different categories, a Popular Vote category attracted over 150 entrants, who managed to glean over 5,000 votes from all over the world. On 1st April, the Cast Away Awards event at Giant Dwarf in Sydney welcomed over 200 podcasters, their fans, and podcast and radio industry. The pre-event red carpet was hosted by indie television legend Maynard, while the country's leading marketing speaker (and podcaster) Timbo Reid emceed the event. With between 3-5 finalists in each category, see who came away with the trophies.

FAQ

  • How do I enter my podcast?

    TBC
     
    Stay tuned for official entry details in coming months.
    Podcasters can register here for updates

     

  • How are podcasts judged?

    TBC
     
    The 2017 judging process was detailed in this article from Bello Collective. You can get to know our 2017 judging panel here. Our 2018 judging process, including judging criteria, and what you can do to best prepare to enter the awards, will be outlined on this website in coming months.
  • What are the categories?

    2018 Categories TBC. 2017 Categories were:
     
    Comedy & Entertainment
    Literature, Arts & Music
    Sport
    Political, Social & Cultural Affairs
    Documentary & Storytelling
    Business, Marketing & Entrepreneurship
    Tech, Science & Gaming
    TV, Film & Pop Culture
    Lifestyle, Health & Wellness
    Industry Focus
  • Is my podcast eligible?

    Eligibility Guidelines TBC

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ORGANISERs

Dave Gertler is a podcaster and social media professional who loves tennis, TWITTER and helping people create things. After hosting A podcast SINCE 2013, HE DECIDED TO step up HIS involvement in an industry that MEANT SO MUCH TO HIM. And so, THE CAST AWAY AWARDS WERE born!

Our COMMUNITY

THE AUSTRALIAN PODCASTING COMMUNITY IS AN INNOVATIVE, creative space, PUSHING a NEW MEDIUM FORWARD. PODCAST FANS KNOW HOW REWARDING A MEDIUM IT IS, AND IT’S A HUGE PART OF MANY PEOPLE'S LIVES. OUR GOAL IS TO BRING PODCASTERS AND PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT THEM TOGETHER AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

 

 

Join us in 2018

Whether you are a podcaster, a fan or supporter, someone from the industry, make sure to be a part of the 2018 Cast Away Awards.

 

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