November 8th

The Allusionist: Under the Hood With Helen Zaltzman

Every fortnight Helen Zaltzman sources interviews, writes script, records and edits something new. In this Masterclass, learn the tips and tricks Helen has developed while DIY-ing a hit podcast from hotel rooms around the world.

Let's Talk About Podcasting

What is a podcast? How do you start recording your own? What happens after you've recorded one?

Below the Radar

A knowledge mobilization podcast. Amplifying ideas that are flying below the radar. This podcast talks about environmental and social justice, arts, culture, community-building and urban issues with featured guests.

Making Music For Podcasts

Award-winning musician and podcaster, Martin Austwick shows how to translate abstract approaches and philosophies into real music and sound design to enhance individual pieces and create distinct audio identities for new podcasts and audio projects.


For the first time in 2019, the Vancouver Podcast Festival will include a PodFair industry event. This convention-style trade fair will feature table displays and offer local, national, and international organizations working in podcasting and other media the opportunity to meet one another and Vancouver podcast creators. 

Co-Ops, Campus Radio, and Collectives

With stories about big-money podcast deals flooding the news, it's easy to lose sight of the podcasting's DIY roots. But podcasting is still an accessible medium, with room for new creators and new networks.

Event Host(s)
My podcast is ready to go. Now, how do I get people to listen?

You’ve got a podcast ready to go, but how do you deliver it to your audience? From RSS feeds and analytics to networking and promotion, we ask a panel of experts to tell us what podcasters need to do to get their work into the ears of listeners. 

Expanding Your Audio Palette

In this Masterclass, veteran CBC Radio journalists and producers Geoff Turner, Jessica Linzey and Matthew Lazin-Ryder will teach you the tips and tricks to making a compelling audio documentary by doing in it in front of a live audience in real-time.


PolitiCoast is a politics podcast from the West Coast that covers Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian and some international politics from a BC lens. This live show will be focused on a post-federal election analysis. 

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Secret Life of Canada

DOORS 5:30PM / SHOW 6:30PM

The Secret Life of Canada is the hit irreverent history podcast that explores the untold and undertold stories of Canada. 

9:00pm - 10:00pm
The Allusionist


The Allusionist is an award-winning podcast about language and how and why we humans use it the way we do. It's fun. It's informative. It's … funformative?