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EXPLORE THIS YEAR'S WINNERS, FINALISTS AND OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

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THE PODCAST WORLD AT LARGE


The podcasting space has had another wonderful, explosive year! This incredible world full of creativity has been consistently growing and growing, which makes us so happy! Podcasts are one of the most interesting, inventive areas in entertainment right now: So to see the massive appeal continue to get larger brings joy to us.

Our community has also had an amazing year.

So thank you to each and every one of you for being a part of this lovely podcasting community! We’re so thrilled to hear that we’ve been able to bring value to the realm of podcasting in such an exciting way. We’re constantly working on building up our network with opportunities, resources, competitions, tools, partnerships and more to continue to be a productive part of the podcast space overall.

Cinemonic Podcast Festival 2021

We hope you enjoyed this year’s digital iteration!

This has been The Cinemonic Podcast Festival 2021 Edition! Like we’ve mentioned, this festival experience is loaded up with value to bring as much greatness to our community as possible! This online evolution has actually amounted to great things, and an expansive audience reach! So enjoy everything this experience has to offer! After 72 hours, the festival experience will be closed down, so make sure ya don’t miss out! Once again, thank you all… And ENJOY!

THIS YEAR'S OFFICIAL WINNERS


THIS YEAR'SOFFICIAL WINNERS


CINEMONIC PODCAST FESTIVAL 2021


AWARD WINNER

FOR BEST STORY

"EARTH ECLIPSED"


Created By:Nicholas PrufeAJ Churchill& Victor Lee

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BEST NARRATIVE SHOW

"BROOKLYN SANTA"


Created By:Jordan Crafton

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BEST CAST

"CARCEREM"


Created By:William Holmes& Shane Salk

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BEST TRUE CRIME

"MURDER, SHE TOLD"


Created By:Kristen Seavey

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BEST INFORMATION PODCAST

"GRIT & GROWTH"


Created By:Tiffany Steeves

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BESTCOMMENTARY PODCAST

"GANGSTA ISLAND"


Created By:Ken Lewis

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AWARD WINNER

FOR MOSTCREATIVE PODCAST

"PIPE DREAM THEATER"


Created By:Liz Muller

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AWARD WINNER

FOR BESTLIFESTYLE PODCAST

"ISRAEL STORY"


Created By:Mishy Harman

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RESOURCES

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THIS YEAR'S OFFICIAL PODCAST FINALISTS


Fathom

Created By Dan Mecca

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Anger

Created By Alexander Augustus

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Midnight Balloon

Created By Rodney Hom

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The Darkness Between Us

Directed By Sara Lynam

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Goat King Writers Club

Created By Sean Conway, Nathan Hull and Brian Gara

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Finding Felony

Created By Matt Chase

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Find Bailee

Created By Robert Hoxie

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Love Capacity

Created By Isaac Cahoe Jr,

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40 Under 40 Podcast

Hosted By Chris and Chris

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Jack and Lou: A Gangster Love Story

Created By Danny Roberts, Rachel Silveria, Joshua Powell, Alyssa Fritz, Craig Lief, Alexis Patton, Mila Danton, Sophia Ungaro, Renato Ruiz, Shapley Davis, Max Pearce and Yudi Zhang

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PODCASTING RESOURCES

MAKE SURE TO UTILIZE THESE RESOURCES, TOOLS & BOYOND

Go visit PI's podcaster assets & resources page to download some valuable tools for your podcasting ahead.


PODCASTING RESOURCES
DON'T MISS OUT ON

NETWORKING


Connect with other podcasters, creators, producers, enthusiasts, etc. Head over and introduce yourself and what you're all about. Industry friends & connections you make are crucial in growing your podcasting career.

NETWORKING FORUM

THIS YEAR'S OFFICIAL SELECTIONS


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Once Removed

Created By Paul Kruse

Ghost Story: It’s Your Funeral

Created By Michele Wilson

The Left Hand Perspective

Created By BlaZae Bey

Complicit, A True Mystery Podcast

Created By Caitlin Boddy

TravelZoom

Created By Aga SKOCZYPIEC

The Roster

Created By Annmarie and Echo

Muffy Drake in Paris!

Created By Jim Hall

Cafe Hours Podcast

Created By Antione Robinson

The REI Journey

Hosted By DC and Ashton Cayce

The Don’t Call List Podcast

Created By Tevin Everett

The ATS Podcast

Created By Alwin Sheriff

Josh’s Global Sports Show Podcast

Created By Josh Eisenberg

A Grade

Created By Joseph Labriola

Heroes of Gaming Podcast

Created By Vladimir Shade

Walzon Prime

Created By Joe Godley & Will Manning

Wandering with the Dead

Directed By Cody Signore

Known Unknowns

Created By Carly Davis & Harry Sullivan

Vanishing Postcards

Created By Evan Stern

Newfield

Created By Tracy Brigden

A Revolutionary Friendship

Created By Lanita Duke

The Grimace Half-Hour Power Hour

Created By Casey Rocket and Plerce Rush

The Seriously Darkest Timeline

Directed By Arlen Konopaki

The #SAVAGECHATSERIES

Created By Blair Dottin-Haley & Brandon Dottin-Haley

Dr. Apples Podcast

Created By Lacye A. Brown

Food Addict

Created By Anthony Quinn

Powder Burns

Written By David A. Gregory

Deck the Halls Quarantine Special: The Midnight Society

Created By Ashley Quach

Nerd On! The Podcast

Created By Joshua Manley

Short of Breath

Directed By Dustin Morrow

The Catmaste Chronicles Podcast

Created By Michelle Adams

BHHcast

Created By Jamie Hernan

All Things Undone

Directed By Chené Lawson & Joel Peissig

Go Team!

Created By Kelly Albrecht

Made Up Talk Show

Hosted By Richard Krysztoforski & Jessica Coyle

Mental Ideas

Created By Sadie Kaye

The Force Five Podcast

Created By Jason Kleeberg

That’s a Bad Sign

Created By Emily Winchurch

Where the Hell am I?

Directed By Chelsea Bryan

A Sip & A Shot

Created By Jamie Smith

The Room in the Room

Created By Jennifer Woodward

Traces of Mika: a Memoir Podcast

Created By Tamika Newhouse

Juneteenth

Created By Lanita Duke

International Lounge

Created By Andrew Abdou

The NOCA News Network

Created By Dan Colley

The Continuing Adventures of Dutch & Tilly Featuring Puff the Dog and Some Other People

Created By Hank Isaac

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The Shure SM7B is ON SALE!

As you may or may not know, the Shure SM7B is the industry standard podcasting microphone. We're talking Conan O'Brien, Joe Rogan, even Michelle Obama! All the massive podcasts trust the Shure SM7B and if you haven't made the upgrade for yourself, this thing is on sale RIGHT NOW!
A sale on this microphone is rare, so enjoy it while it lasts. Special treat of The Cinemonic Podcast Festival 2021


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