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Kennedy Phillips

Sound Designer/Editor & Podcaster, Magus Elgar & Clutch
Kennedy has always adhered to a higher standard of nonsense and tomfoolery. Just because you have something ridiculous or silly to present to the world doesn't mean the execution can be anything but professional. Kennedy has worked for over 10 years on set and off bringing life (or at least some shambling monstrosity resembling it) to whatever production he has been attached to. Sound designing hit series like Hazbin Hotel, and Helluva Boss, and earning accolades for his work on The Sojourn Audio Drama, Magus Elgar and more. He has an M.F.A. in Film Production from Chapman University, and I have an B.F.A in Cinema Studies with a Minor in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida.  Kennedy has worked with companies such as DreamworksTV, the Jim Henson Company, Ubisoft, and Melodygun. Now he regularly produces audio dramas, develop podcasts with his trademark “Gale Dramatis” Magic!

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2013 - Nominated "Best Sound Design- Sage" - Cecil Awards
2019 - Nominated "Best Original Work- Magus Elgar "  - Audie Awards 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Saturday 9th Jul

The Flavors we tell: how to help your podcast stand out in an ocean of stories

  • How Kennedy got started. His story begins with him living on a sailboat for 12 yrs and how he sailed around the world with his family. 
  • Make yourself the brand
  • Have a distinct flavor - storytime
  • The paradox of planned incompetence that the branding tactic Kennedy uses to build confidence. Allows Kennedy to be silly and fun. Find out what makes his story so compelling.
  • Let's cook a podcast!
  • Magus Elgar and Clutch A Kobold Stor-ee success  & Kickstarter
  • Earn your audience
  • Q&A
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Saturday 9th Jul

The Podcast Experience

  • Give podcasting a try. Kennedy will bring his equipment.