September 28, 2023
Producer's GuidelinesWe at Soundprint seek documentaries of substance. We call Soundprint the aural equivalent of photojournalism. We like stories which engage the listener's mind, imagination and heart. We encourage the creative and inventive use of sound to develop a contemporary art of story telling.
The Soundprint Style
Our programs range from the hard investigative to the evocative experiential documentary. Since its start in 1988 Soundprint has aired stories that
After listening to Soundprint, we want the listeners to feel it was the best way they could have spent their time. We want them to learn something new, gain a fresh perspective, be entertained, think more, feel more, and when appropriate, be moved to act.
SOUNDPRINT serves as an umbrella vehicle for the works of independent and station based producers, and provides public station programmers with a journalistically dependable series which they can schedule with confidence. Because the subjects and the production styles are wide ranging, the series is refreshingly unpredictable. Our host Barbara Bogaev is the familiar voice framing each Soundprint production.
The Soundprint Production
Just as each program is unique there are many ways we work with producers. In general...
Therefore, fees are negotiated individually. Soundprint is not a program fund. You need not submit a budget with a proposal. However, we do need to discuss exceptional expenses such as travel, translation and actors.
Proposal Submission Guidelines:
If you have a story for Soundprint, send us a one to two page description of your program idea.
Submitting Proposals to Soundprint
If you would like to submit your proposal online, please fill out this form or you can mail, fax, or e-Mail your proposal to:Producer
Soundprint Media Center
300 Thomas Drive Suite #4
Laurel, MD 20707