For the moments you’ll always want to remember

Kids grow up. Memories fade. Artifact makes it easy to capture your family’s most precious moments.

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The Wirecutter considers Artifact one of the best bonding gifts for 2020

We create personal podcasts for you

Our expert interviewers help your family capture the memories and stories that make life worth living, and then we edit your words into a polished podcast. In the end, you get an instant heirloom that you’ll want to pass down through generations. All it takes is a half-hour conversation.

1. CHOOSE THE SUBJECT

Tell us what to explore and whom to talk to.

2. WE DO THE WORK

Scheduling. Interviews over the phone. Edit.

3. YOU GET THE AUDIO

Waiting at a webpage. Easy to share (or keep to yourself). 

Artifact interviewers bring a range of experience, from public radio to popular podcasts.

The Path to Parenthood

Remember every detail of this period of expectation—every decision you made, or stumbled into—as you bring this baby into your family.

Starting at $175

The Birth Story

The details fade fast, but your child will know all about their entrance to the world because you’re going to capture it while the memories are fresh.

Starting at $175

“The idea of doing it came pretty quickly to me. I was like, ‘Man, we gotta remember this. We gotta remember the details. We gotta get all this stuff down.’”

– LUCY’S DAD

INSPIRATION

The First Six Months

It goes by in a blur, but we’ll help you remember the sweet moments amid all those sleepless nights.

Starting at $175

“Artifact helped me capture all kinds of little memories with Roya that seem so momentous at the time but are sure to fade away. Now, when I listen to it, I'm right back in that blissful newborn baby phase. And one day, she'll get to hear about this special time, too.”

– ROYA’S MOM

A baby gift that gets better with age

The Welcome to the Family

Aunts and uncles and “aunts” and “uncles,” it’s your time to shine. Tell this baby all about how you're spending time together, the cute moments you share, and congratulate the growing family.

Starting at $175

“One day when it will matter to her, our granddaughter will hear the stories of her first year of life and she will hear our voices as they are now. This is a gift that becomes more precious with time.”

– MAEVE’S GRANDMOTHER

The We’ve Been There

Close friends and family members reflect on their own parenting experiences, sharing funny stories and offering advice that you will immediately forget. That’s OK—you can come back and listen again later.

Starting at $175

The Total Package

What if you want to hear from the expecting parents, capture the birth story, AND celebrate the new arrival with the help of family and friends? We can help you customize an Artifact series that captures the entire new-baby experience.

FAQs

What is Artifact?

Think of your favorite podcast—maybe it’s This American Life, or Radiolab. Now imagine it focused on a person, relationship or event that matters to you. That’s Artifact.

How does Artifact work?

You tell us what you want to focus on and whom to interview, and we do the rest—we do the scheduling, conduct interviews over the phone, and deliver a polished podcast that wouldn’t sound out of place on NPR.

How long does it take?

A single interview lasts 30 minutes, resulting in a 20-minute edit. We deliver the first cut within seven business days of the final interview.

How much does it cost?

We charge by the interview, starting at $175. This includes a professional edit, with any revisions you might want us to make, plus music.

Who gets to hear it?

Whomever you choose to share it with—Artifacts are typically shared with family and friends.

More questions?

Email us at [email protected] or call us at (415) 792-4001.

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