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The Hidden People

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A creepy modern fantasy that begins as a murder mystery and slowly pulls back the curtain on a hidden world of dark action and adventure. Filled with shocking surprises and a mid-season twist that will leave you breathless. You may think you have it figured out, but nothing in the world of the Hidden People is as it seems.
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Midseason Announcement

Midseason Announcement

2019-07-1901:151

The Hidden People will be back on August 1 with episode 12 of the first season. We will continue to release new episodes every other week until all 22 episodes of the first season have been released. And with your support, we'll be bringing you another 22 episodes next year in our second season.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Commentary 1.01

Commentary 1.01

2020-01-0201:01:071

Welcome to the commentary episode for season 1, episode 1 of The Hidden People! Join our cast and crew as we discuss the making of the very first episode of the show. We talk about our process, how shows like ours are made, behind-the-scenes secrets, and more. If you like this bonus episode, we are making a commentary for all of the episodes in season one. That's TWENTY-TWO bonus commentary episodes. And after this free bonus, all twenty-one other commentaries will be available exclusively to our wonderful supporters on Patreon who subscribe at the bonus audio level, releasing regularly throughout the break before season two begins. Join us there at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast. You'll also get additional bonus episodes (like Alfie convincing the group to play Dungeons and Dragons), exclusive merchandise, and more.   WARNING: This commentary contains spoilers for season one. Please listen to all of season one before listening to the commentary so you can avoid spoiling the story.   This commentary features: Chris Burnside: lead writer, director, and executive producer Megan Burnside: director and executive producer Sean Gunther: performer (the Storyteller) Jordan Lopez: performer (Mackenna Thorne) and producer Katharine Seaton: composer and sound designer Cari Zahn: writer   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents     Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Katie Seaton, our brilliant composer and sound designer, did a deep dive into her work on some big scenes from episode 1.11, "Fetch." This is her step-by-step dissection of the music and sounds that make up one of our biggest and most intense sequences. Whether you're interested in how these things are made or whether you're just a fan of the show, you'll really enjoy this special episode. A link to our Discord: https://t.co/sgBrciWiWL?amp=1 The pandemic has slowed us down a bit, but season two is coming very soon. Be prepared.
Season One Recap

Season One Recap

2020-05-0903:471

The Hidden People returns with season two on May 14! Refresh your memory with this short recap (or relisten to season one), and get ready for more magic, monsters, and modern fantasy in the upcoming twenty-two episode season. If you enjoy The Hidden People, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Patrons have already gotten full-length bonus episodes, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, merchandise, and more. https://www.patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast
Customs

Customs

2020-11-1419:312

The Hidden People season 2 will resume on December 31, 2020. In the meantime, enjoy this standalone horror show co-created by Dayton Writers Movement. Customs How To Play the Elevator Game: Enter the elevator alone. Proceed to the fourth floor.3. Descend to the second floor.4. Proceed to the sixth floor.5. Return to the second floor.6. Ascend to the tenth floor.7. Return to the fifth floor.A young woman may enter the elevator here. Do not look at her or talk to her, whatever she does.8. Press the button for the first floor. – If the elevator descends to the first floor, exit immediately. Do not look back or speak.– If the elevator starts to go up, it’s going to the Other World.   But what happens after you exit the elevator?   Written by Chris Burnside   Featuring: Lowri Ann Davies as Carys Hannah Preisinger as The Agent Joe Bence as The Guard April Sumner as The Elevator   Initial dialogue edit by Rachel Pulliam Sound design by Fiona Thraille Music, mix and additional editing/SFX by Katharine Seaton Artwork by Megan Burnside   Customs is a collaborative project with Dashing Onions, Dayton Writers Movement, Old Souls Audio and Wonky Salamander and was originally produced for 11th Hour Audio Productions.   This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real people, places, or events is entirely coincidental.
This creepy modern fantasy starts as a murder mystery and unfolds into a full fantasy world packed with action and adventure. Featuring a large cast, some narration, and many twists and surprises. You may think you have it figured out, but nothing in the world of the Hidden People is as it seems. Join us.   Starring: Jordan Lopez, Steven Gogol, Sean Gunther, Xander Hildenbrandt, Emily Kallenberg, Stephen Kallenberg, and Luna Madison   Original compositions and sound design by Katie Seaton Audio engineering by Dan Sievers   http://www.hiddenpeoplepodcast.com
Something Happened

Something Happened

2019-02-1434:053

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 1 "Something Happened" Written by Chris Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan BurnsideJoin us for the first episode of The Hidden People. Meet Mackenna Thorne, her family, and her friends. Explore the mystery of what happened to her parents. If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresentsThe Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by Benboncan with modifications. https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/72753/ This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by meatleg. https://freesound.org/people/meatleg/sounds/93108/
The Ant Farm

The Ant Farm

2019-02-2829:062

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 2 "The Ant Farm" Written by Cari Zahn Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Mackenna avoids her responsibilities to hang out with Nissa and Alfie, and together, they make a mysterious new friend. Thomas and Sam reconnect. Listen closely to spot all the ulterior motives.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Official Statements

Official Statements

2019-03-1426:292

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 3 "Official Statements" Written by Stephen Kallenberg Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Sam and her partner Ron bring Mackenna, Thomas, Nissa, and Alfie in for questioning. What they discover points the investigation in new directions.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
A Game of Thornes

A Game of Thornes

2019-03-2827:473

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 4 "A Game of Thornes" Written by Anna Adami Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Thomas plans his parents' funeral while Mackenna watches old home movies and wonders if she ever really fit into her family.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by meatleg. https://freesound.org/people/meatleg/sounds/93108/
Helvegen

Helvegen

2019-04-1138:074

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 5 "Helvegen" Written by Alexa Fett Fisher Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   On the run, Mackenna encounters a voice from her past. Thomas, Nissa, Alfie, and Sam are determined to find her and the reasons behind her disappearance.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Sneaky Things

Sneaky Things

2019-04-2535:321

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 6 "Sneaky Things" Written by Stephen Kallenberg Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Nissa and Alfie decide that if the cops can't solve the murders, they will.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by Benboncan with modifications. https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/72753/
Deal

Deal

2019-05-0936:401

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 7 "Deal" Written by Megan Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Thomas encounters the black dogs. Mackenna tries to cope with her feelings and the loss of her parents.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by Benboncan with modifications. https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/72753/ This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by meatleg. https://freesound.org/people/meatleg/sounds/93108/
Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

2019-05-2335:291

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 8 "Double Rainbow" Written by Alexa Fett Fisher Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Thomas struggles through his first birthday without his parents. Strange things continue to happen around Mackenna.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Schrodinger's Murderer

Schrodinger's Murderer

2019-06-0627:131

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 9 "Schrodinger's Murderer" Written by Chris Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Sam, Ron, Nissa, and Alfie all discover evidence of the killer. The net around Mackenna Thorne begins to close. This is part one of our three-part midseason event. The big revelations are coming soon.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Bucket List

Bucket List

2019-06-2029:011

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 10 "Bucket List" Written by Chris Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Nissa and Alfie close in on evidence. Sam closes in on Mackenna. The killer closes in on Thomas. This is part two of our midseason event. In next episode's midseason finale, everything will change. Everything.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by Benboncan with modifications. https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/72753/
Fetch

Fetch

2019-07-0428:022

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 11 "Fetch" Written by Chris Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Finally, the killer reveals herself. And nothing about Mackenna's life--or the show--will ever be the same. This story was never really a murder mystery; the first eleven episodes were merely the introduction to a much bigger modern fantasy story.   Crank the volume on this episode, and use your best speakers/headphones. There's a lot going on with sound effects and music.   This is the midseason finale. The show will take a short break, then return for the second half of season one. The rest of the season is filled with magic, monsters, action, and adventure. Stay with us.    If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show on iTunes or wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
Gestalt Shift

Gestalt Shift

2019-08-0132:063

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 12 "Gestalt Shift" Written by Chris Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   As we enter the second half of season one, Shaylee and her assistant finally give Mackenna all the answers. Who is the lookalike? Who are the Hidden People? The fantasy part of this modern fantasy is finally revealed.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
All in Favor?

All in Favor?

2019-08-1538:072

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 13 "All in Favor?" Written by Megan Burnside Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   Shaylee and Dane train Mackenna to use her powers. Thomas, Nissa, and Alfie look for answers.    If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved.
The Morrigna

The Morrigna

2019-08-2939:392

DWM presents The Hidden People, episode 14 "The Morrigna" Written by Alexa Fett Fisher Directed by Chris and Megan Burnside   In a hidden cave in England, Mackenna and Shaylee meet the monstrous Black Annis. Nissa and Alfie are given a quest, leading them to an enchanted forest.   If you enjoy The Hidden People, please join us at patreon.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast to support the show and get a ton of insider bonuses. Then take a moment to rate and review the show wherever you listen. All of this helps spread the word and keep the show going.   Check out hiddenpeoplepodcast.com for more info on the show.   Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenpeoplepodcast/ Twitter: @dwmpresents Instagram: dwmpresents   The Hidden People is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, and/or events is purely coincidental.   Copyright 2019 Dayton Writers Movement ltd. All rights reserved. This episode and other episodes use sound from Freesound by Benboncan with modifications. https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/72753/
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Comments (12)

Carolyn

I need more of this storyline! Great episode!

Nov 17th
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Greg Ganjon II

very hard to listen to.

Sep 8th
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Bella Ring

I need to listen to this

Jul 22nd
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Mason Allen

what is this Mrs. doubtfire ear fuck?

May 9th
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Joey Rico Negron

OMG.... horrible

Apr 21st
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Cliff Strickland

Great job everyone! I love the 1st season And I cannot wait for the next one!

Mar 12th
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Alvaro A. Fuentes

im not sure if the mckenna is the psycho killer or if this is just bad voice acting. shes literally indifferent and nobody is suspicious of her. also their seems to be alot of irrelevant dialogue

Oct 30th
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LettieBug McKMad

how is it you're not finished and were plugging out 2 episodes a month, then in sept '19 you just drop off the face of the earth not even in the middle of the season?

Oct 4th
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