• 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Getting to Yes: The Art of the Pitch (Part 2)

By Ann Heppermann, Julie Shapiro, Stephanie Foo & Alison MacAdam

A bonafide Third Coast tradition! The second installment of this session once again pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 83:21
  • USA

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Options and Futures: Teenagers on the Radio -- Part One

By Tatiana Harrison

Listen in as teen producers from around the country present a survey of their work, with bonus features: the sounds they love to listen to, with commentary on why, and tape that didn’t make the final cut in production, with commentary on why not. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 88:06
  • USA

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The Script Disappears

By Emily Botein, Jane Feltes, Dean Olsher & Julie Snyder

You’ve pitched your story; you’ve collected tape; you’ve gone through your edits; you’re ready to track. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 95:19
  • USA

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Perfect Pitch -- Part One

By Neenah Ellis, Bob Boilen, Jane Feltes & The Kitchen Sisters

Perfect your pitching skills and present your ideas to program producers and editors - or just listen in - as AIR (Association for Independents in Radio) pulls back the curtain to let us in on how stories make it to the airwaves. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 83:00
  • USA

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Once Upon a Time . . . The End

By Alan Berliner, Gwen Macsai, Joe Richman & Robert Krulwich

So, you've got your assignment. You've done your research, you've collected your tape, and now it's time (oh god) to write. In this panel discussion, moderated by Robert Krulwich, we examine the Everest and K-2 of story telling: How to Begin and (assuming you can get past that one) How to End. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 76:51
  • USA

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Audio Code Switching: Tackling Race on the Radio

By Shereen Marisol Meraji

We need to talk about race - with humanity and humor. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 90:22
  • USA

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Win/Win: AIR's Pitch Panel (Friday)

By Laura Starecheski, Tony Phillips, Julie Subrin & Chris Turpin

This session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 79:43
  • USA

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Truth on Stage

By Tom Lopez

When facts cannot plumb the depths, shall we lie? In this session, producers listen to and discuss radio documentaries that use fiction and dramatic elements to get to the truth. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 57:26
  • USA

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Presenting the 2007 TCF ShortDocs: Dollar Storeys

By Julie Shapiro, Jonathan Messinger, Sean Hurley, Jeffrey Letterly, David Maxon & Nina Perry

For the 2007 ShortDocs Challenge, the Third Coast was inspired by and collaborated with the Dollar Store Show - a regular reading and performance series in Chicago. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 90:06
  • USA

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Sound Design 101

By Kaitlin Prest & Brendan Baker

Brendan Baker and Kaitlin Prest pull back the curtain on the alchemical process of combining stories and sound. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 79:43
  • USA

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Own Your Thing (Part I)

By Lea Thau, Kerri Hoffman, Chris Bannon & Alex Blumberg

More than ever you can own your podcast  - make it, distribute it, sell it. How is it done? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 75:09
  • USA

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Whose Story Is It?

By Kelly McBride, Alex Kotlowitz & Matt Thompson

Over the past year, we've seen several major scandals cutting to the heart of journalistic and documentary ethics. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 76:54
  • USA

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Found in Translation

By Gregory Warner

Someday they'll figure out how to make radio with subtitles. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 83:46
  • USA

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These Are a Few of Jacki Lyden's Favorite Things

By Jacki Lyden

Jacki Lyden has been an NPR contributor and host for more than two decades, reporting on vital issues at home and abroad and winning numerous awards for her work. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 89:07
  • USA

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"In the Moment" Radio

By Scott Carrier

Up a tree. Circling a mountain. Hitchhiking down a dusty road. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 99:15
  • USA

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The Sound and the Blurry

By Amy O'Leary

Is it true? Are photographers secretly laughing at the multimedia efforts of audio producers? (more)

Soundandblurry
  • 2005
  • 81:00
  • USA

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Music: A Force for Good (and Sometimes Evil)

By Jad Abumrad

Radio makers have many techniques at their disposal for crafting each story they tell, including one in particular that gets used and abused more than any other: scoring. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 63:19
  • USA

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Knock Knock: Introducing the 2012 Third Coast ShortDocs

By Julie Shapiro, Sandor Weisz, Luke Eldridge, Adam Kampe, John Musto & Abby Wendle

In early 2012, Third Coast teamed up with the neighborhood-centric website EveryBlock, and issued a wide-open invitation to make radio. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (or at least one good idea...)

By Catie Talarski

Producer Catie Talarski and her eleven-year-old brother get to work creating their annual Thirdcoast Shortdoc. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 82:38
  • USA

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Oscar, Shmoscar! (Saturday)

By Gwen Macsai, Adam Burke, Adam Fowler, Bridgette McGee-Robinson & Joe Richman

Who needs the Academy Awards when you have the Third Coasties? (more)

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