An Audio Noir
As podcasting expands, listeners are becoming more sophisticated. They want to know what is next for the audio medium, and are eager for fresh approaches. At On Air Fest, we created an interactive listening experience to engage and inspire the vanguard of audio makers and inspired listeners.
work x work collaborated with Zac Stuart-Pontier (Crimetown) to craft ‘The Con’ an interactive crime story starring actor Edgar Oliver. This site-specific story unfolded across multiple rooms of Wythe Hotel, carrying festival attendees on an immersive listening journey. Each chapter of ‘The Con’ engaged hidden props, historic hotel architecture, and the senses. Fully sound designed, scripted and accompanied by original music and branded signage, ‘The Con’ brought the true crime genre to life like never before.
True to its original form, ‘The Con’ is now presented as a four act podcast which you can listen to here: