• 2005
  • 89:47
  • USA

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Sounds Loved and Sounds Lost

By Aaron Ximm

This session is: 1) A brief survey of field recording by that and other names, with an emphasis on non-pragmatic applications of recording technology such as musique concrete (last century) and phonography (this one); (more)

Aaronx_pidgey
  • 2012
  • 75:54
  • USA

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Making Radio Against Most Odds

By Kelly McEvers

Imagine reporting in a culture that speaks a language your listeners don't understand, and covering issues your listeners don't totally care about - all in a country that doesn't even want you there in the first place. (more)

Conf12_againstodds_kmce
  • 2010
  • 77:06
  • USA

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Audio in Space

By Tim Halbur

Producing great audio experiences becomes challenging in entirely new ways when you go beyond the stereo field, and add the dimension of actual physical space (say, a person with an iPod in Central Park.) (more)

Halbur
  • 2003
  • 92:58
  • USA

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Sound Seizing: Recording in the Real World

By Michael Johnson

After a long day of taping in the field, have you ever felt that you failed to capture the true essence of your location? (more)

Seizingsound_web
  • 2008
  • 80:55
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part One

By Beverly Mire, Noe Cuellar, Lydia Hahn, Pendarvis Harshaw & Prudent Nsengiyumva

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They're intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

08conf
  • 2012
  • 77:09
  • USA

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The Quick and the Deadline

By Robert Smith

Okay. So you don't have months to craft a perfect story. You have hours. But don't throw away everything you've learned at Third Coast just because you're on a tight deadline. (more)

Robertsmith
  • 2004
  • 77:09
  • USA

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Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part One

By Cindy Carpien

It's common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. (more)

Youthfri
  • 2012
  • 85:33
  • USA

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How to Rock the Funky Story

By Glynn Washington

Here’s a conversation about the essence of story. Any story. (more)

Conf12_funky
  • 2008
  • 80:32
  • USA

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Mastering the Grill: Why Some Interviews Go Up in Smoke

By Brooke Gladstone

Some respond to praise, others to badgering, some the frontal assault, others when you sneak up from behind. Brooke Gladstone offers a few interrogation tips (and some audio examples) on how to get your guests to crack and make them like it. (more)

08conf
  • 2006
  • 84:22
  • USA

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Teens With Mics

By Sarah Levine

Youth producers are creating some of the most revealing and moving work on the radio these days, and we've curated a collection of gems for you. (more)

Teenswithmics_pidgey
  • 2012
  • 72:20
  • USA

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Pitch Perfect: The Art of Editorial Persuasion (Day 2)

By Emily Botein

Now a bonafide Third Coast tradition... this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

Conf12_pitchp_moojsj
  • 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)

Oscars_macsai
  • 2010
  • 95:39
  • USA

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Small + Big = Dynamite

By Berit Hedemann

Back in 2009, one German documentary won both of Europe’s most coveted radio prizes – the Prix Italia and the Prix Europa. (more)

Small_big
  • 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
  • 2003
  • 84:54
  • USA

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Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day One

By The Kitchen Sisters

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they're making radio relevant for a new generation. (more)

Breakingthemold1
  • 2007
  • 92:25
  • USA / Canada

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Secrets, Whispers, and Lies: Crafting a Personal Documentary

By Neil Sandell

Everyone’s telling their story these days –- in blogs, podcasts, on YouTube. But what makes one story a yawn or self-indulgent and another one compelling? How do you tell a personal story as a radio documentary? (more)

07conf
  • 2005
  • 84:42
  • USA

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Radio Across Time Zones

By Julie Shapiro, Edwin Brys, Torey Malatia, Robyn Ravlich & Steve Wadhams

Radio transmissions are heard all over the world, from the largest urban centers to the smallest mountain villages. But what defines radio from a particular place, and what makes it different than radio from elsewhere? (more)

Ratz_sweb_pidgey
  • 2007
  • 75:34
  • USA / Germany

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Emancipation of Sound

By Peter Leonhard Braun

The established elements of Feature productions have been words, music, actualities, and effects. (more)

Plb
  • 2010
  • 88:19
  • USA

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Beyond the Frontlines

By Jamie Tarabay

News correspondent Jamie Tarabay spent much of the past decade reporting from some of the world's most high-profile conflict zones, including two years as NPR's Baghdad bureau chief. (more)

Beyondthefrontlines
  • 2014
  • 76:58
  • USA

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Own Your Thing (Part 2)

By Daniel Alarcón, Lea Thau, Hillary Frank & Nick van der Kolk

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

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