2019 INFORMATION

OUR CORE PRINCIPLE

We remain committed to making and maintaining an inclusive, welcoming space for all people. To that end, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, and other related material is unwelcome.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

What has been written and created for this event belongs to the creators. IPM holds absolutely no ownership over any writings or audio creations. By giving us content, you are agreeing to allow us to post that content without charge on the IPM RSS feed, website, and social media. Creators will always be fully credited. If at any point a creator wishes their blog piece or episode removed from the site and/or RSS we will absolutely comply. Please note that if listeners have already downloaded content from the RSS feed or copied content from social media, there is no way for us to recover that content.

AUDIO CONTENT

AUDIO DRAMA/FICTION MINISODES

WHAT IS AN AUDIO DRAMA/FICTION MINISODE?

An Audio Fiction/Drama Minisode is a scripted short form story or a glimpse into one or more characters' lives. Ideally, these minisodes follow stories that do not require prior knowledge of characters or plots for audience members to enjoy them. A minisode can be a standalone peek into what one podcast is like or a collaboration or crossover between two or more podcasts.

CREATOR CONVERSATIONS

WHAT IS A CREATOR CONVERSATION?

Creator Conversations are new to this year’s IPM. Creator Conversation episodes will be hosted by IPM Organizational Team Members for this inaugural year. These are interviews where we talk to creators and members of the community about their areas of expertise.

NON-FICTION MINISODES

WHAT IS A NON-FICTION MINISODE?

A non-fiction minisode can be almost any non-story based episode. These can be interviews and/or conversations about baking, books, drinks, history, mythology, tv, movies, etc.

RPG ACTUAL-PLAY ONE-SHOTS

WHAT IS AN RPG ACTUAL-PLAY ONE-SHOT?

An RPG Actual-Play One-Shot is an episode where a group of folks play a tabletop roleplaying game. The story is one arc that goes from start to finish in that episode. These may be highly edited and produced with sound effects and music, or they may be lightly edited with no extra sound design. There are two ways to participate in these episodes: as a player or as a game master.

BLOG CONTENT

MINI-REVIEWS

WHAT IS A MINI-REVIEW?

A Mini-Review is a short review of a podcast written by someone who isn’t a core participant in that podcast.

POD-LOVE PIECE

WHAT IS A POD-LOVE PIECE?

A Pod-Love Piece is a short essay on why you started podcasting, what you love about podcasting, what you love about listening to podcasts, why the community is important to you, or another subject in a similar vein.

BEHIND THE SCENES ARTICLE

WHAT IS A BEHIND THE SCENES ARTICLE?

These are short essays on the nitty gritty of podcasting. Sound design, Voice Acting, Casting, Writing, Reviewing, etc.