RTÉ Radio 1 has announced the return of its two-day weekend training seminar in all things documentary, to be hosted by the internationally-acclaimed Documentary on One team.

This intensive weekend training seminar, which will run on 14-15 April 2018, will provide an unique opportunity for attendees to gain an insight into the nuts-and-bolts workings of one of the world’s most successful radio documentary units.

RTÉ Radio 1’s Documentary on One team has won over 250 national and international awards and is fêted as one of the top radio documentary units in the world.

Listen to Documentary On One - A Man Out Of Time:


Attendees to the seminar will gain an insight on all aspects of the documentary-making progress from the initial conception of an idea to editing for broadcast.

Given that story and the art of story is central to Documentary On One output, this seminar is not just suited to radio makers, but to screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, TV writers, filmmakers, directors, producers, documentary makers, advertisers and many more…

The seminar will cover ideas, storytelling techniques, recording, interviewing techniques, structure, use of music, character development, narration/scripting, mixing/editing - and much else besides.

Listen to Documentary On One - The Occupation



A professional audio services company will also be attendance over the weekend, offering information, advice and some great deals on the sale of audio equipment.

This seminar will run for two days on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April 2018, 9.30am – 6.00pm and will be held at Studio 1, RTÉ Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Find out more about the 2018 Documentary On One Weekend Training Seminar here.