Episode 8: Balancing Responsibilities

This is a RadioPublic embed of the Scoring Magic episode “Balancing Responsibilities”, which can be found here.

Date published: 10/12/2019
Written by: Wil Williams
Produced by: Wil Williams

It’s time for Wil to explain some of her overworking crimes. This week, take a dive into what Wil’s daily workload looks like, how she’s learned to manage it, and the BIG life change that’s hopefully going to make things a lot easier for her.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

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Episode 7: Money, Please!

This is a RadioPublic embed of the Scoring Magic episode “Money, Please!”, which can be found here.

Date published: 9/28/2019
Written by: Anne Baird
Produced by: Wil Williams

As the Hug House team’s Indiegogo for season 1 of VALENCE winds down, Anne brings you sage knowledge about how money works. No, don’t run away! We know–money is super scary. But it’s also important, and you gotta know about it. Besides, don’t you want to hear about the time Anne, Josh, and Alex went to Medieval Times?

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

VALENCE IndieGogo Campaign

We’re crowdfunding our first season of VALENCE! You can find our campaign–which includes rewards like your own bespoke sound of magic–over on IndieGogo.

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Episode 6: The Casting Process

A RadioPublic embed of the episode, which can also be found here

Date published: 9/14/2019
Written by: Wil Williams
Produced by: Wil Williams

Last episode, we told you about our casting call. This episode, we’re going to talk about what happened when we started listening to auditions. Learn from our mistakes! Trust your gut! And hear some of our initial reactions to auditions along the way.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

VALENCE IndieGogo Campaign

We’re crowdfunding our first season of VALENCE! You can find our campaign–which includes rewards like your own bespoke sound of magic–over on IndieGogo. For every 10% raised, we’ll announce a new cast member!

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Episode 5: Casting Calls

Date published: 8/31/2019
Written by: Anne Baird, Wil Williams
Produced by: Wil Williams

When you make something with a cast, you have to . . . cast it. And when you cast something, you have to make a casting call. This week, hear about how Hug House went about its casting call–plus our usual updates and an exciting surprise.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

VALENCE IndieGogo Campaign

We’re crowdfunding our first season of VALENCE! You can find our campaign–which includes rewards like your own bespoke sound of magic–over on IndieGogo. For every 10% raised, we’ll announce a new cast member!

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Episode 4: Writing Someone Else’s Characters

Scoring Magic 1.4: Writing Someone Else’s Characters

Date published: 8/3/2019
Written by: Katie Youmans
Produced by: Wil Williams

So. We’ve got our producer. We’ve got our story bible and all our plans set. But now it’s time to start writing–which means it’s time for Katie to start writing for characters she didn’t come up with. This week, hear about how to overcome the anxieties of working with a story someone else already has roots in, featuring some truths and advice from Eli Barraza of The Whisperforge.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

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Episode 3: Meet Our Producer

Date published: 7/20/2019
Written by: Wil Williams, Katie Youmans, Anne Baird
Produced by: Wil Williams

We’ve found our producer for VALENCE, and we couldn’t be happier. This week, listen to how we made the decision, how we reached out to her, how we made her contract, what information we gave her up front, and how she super made Wil cry.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

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Episode 2: Collaboration

Date published: 7/6/2019
Written by: Wil Williams, Katie Youmans, Anne Baird
Produced by: Wil Williams

We’re taught so often that art is a solitary practice. We’re taught artists are introverts, sole creators of their work, and that the influence of others always diminishes their vision. On this episode of Scoring Magic, we’ll tell you why that’s a whole mess of hogwash.

Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon.

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