- Third Coast Festival
- Navy Pier
- 848 East Grand
- Chicago, Illinois
introducing our 13th annual competition!
Accepting entries through July 10th!
The Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition seeks the best audio work produced worldwide in the following categories:
Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Directors' Choice, Honorable Mention), Best New Artist, Radio Impact, and Best News Feature
Winners will celebrated at Third Coast Awards Ceremony on October 20 in Chicago. Their winning stories will be featured in Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, distributed to public radio stations nationwide by the Public Radio Exchange (PRX) this Fall.
Winning producers will receive:
- Prizes ranging from $1000 to $4000
- A license for Hindenburg Journalist Pro editing software
- A free pass to the 2013 Third Coast Filmless Festival, October 19 & 20 in Chicago
Other outstanding entries may be featured:
- on our weekly radio show Re:sound (on WBEZ, Chicago)
- on this website, in the Third Coast library spotlight
- at public listening events in Chicago and beyond.
Entrants will be notified and compensated when applicable, if/when their work is featured.
All who enter:
Everyone is eligible for a discounted year's membership with PRX.org.
Competition entries are judged by highly accomplished audio producers and editors from aorund the world. Judges consider the degree to which the entries - of all styles, lengths and subject matter - relate their stories successfully. Story choice, technical quality, editorial integrity, creativity, writing and use of sound all factor into the selection of winners.
All decisions are final.
Call for Entries announced: May 15
Early deadline: June 19, noon PDT
Late deadline: July 10, noon PDT
Awards Ceremony: October 20 (Chicago, IL)
Each winner will receive a license forHindenburg Journalist Pro editing software.
Email us or call 312-948-4682.