• 2004
  • 87:17
  • USA

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Into the Darkness: Presenting the 2004 TCF ShortDocs

By Adam Burke, Jude Fletcher, Hugh Levinson, Rick Moody & Jay Allison

For the 2004 ShortDocs Challenge, we asked producers to submit ideas for stories about "darkness." (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)

Script_all
  • 2003
  • 73:11
  • USA

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To Err (on the Air) Is Human

By Gwen Macsai, Katie Davis, Barrett Golding & Michael Johnson

No one likes to make mistakes, but the difference between you (brilliant producer) and the guy next to you (average producer) is in learning how to use those mistakes to your advantage. (more)

Toerr_pidgey
  • 2005
  • 75:53
  • USA

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Anatomy of a Radio Piece

By Emily Botein

Imagine three producers from two continents working on one radio piece. (more)

Emilyb_pidgey
  • 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)

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  • 2012
  • 78:21
  • USA

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The Story as Walkabout

By Krissy Clark & Pejk Malinovski

Smartphones and other gadgets have detached our listening experiences from the radio, and are making another kind of attachment possible - to where the stories actually take place. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 81:34
  • USA

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She Launched Channel Zero

By Mendi and Keith Obadike

In a time when commercial interests continue to stake a claim to audiences’ attentions on the Internet, artists continue to explore the narrowcast as a vehicle for simultaneously cultivating an audience and developing a body of work. (more)

07conf
  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #63: The Conference Show

By Various producers

This hour: excerpts from some of our favorite Third Coast Conference sessions from years past. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Selling Sweet and Salty

By Alex Grant & Andy Erickson

How does light, sound and language change the perception of food? (more)

Sd13_grant
  • 2010
  • 74:51
  • USA

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Oscar, Shmoscar! (Friday)

By Gwen Macsai, Laurence Grissell, Virginia Millington, Sofia Saldanha & Shea Shackelford

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

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  • 2004
  • 83:16
  • USA

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The Two Towns of Jasper

By Whitney Dow & Marco Williams

Producers and long-time friends Whitney Dow and Marco Williams (Two Tone Productions) discuss the making of their film Two Towns of Jasper, a documentary about the racially motivated murder of James Byrd, who in 1998 was dragged to his death after being beaten then chained to the back of a pick-up truck in Jasper, Texas. (more)

Whitneymarco_pidgey
  • 2007
  • 73:51
  • USA

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When and How to Sell Out

By Daniel H. Steinberg

It’s hard enough to pitch a story to a public radio show -- are you willing to risk rejection from a whole new set of people? Daniel Sternberg talks about taking all of your talents, training, and neuroses and applying them to the world of podcasting. (more)

07conf
  • 2012
  • 71:27
  • USA

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Parachuting In

By Al Letson, Tina Antolini & Laura Starecheski

(aka: State of the Re:Union’s Secret Recipe for Serious Place-based Storytelling… in Practically No Time!) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 81:58
  • USA

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In Praise of the Sandbox

By Jay Allison

What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. (more)

07conf
  • 2008
  • 79:44
  • USA

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Neo-Futurism: The Joys (and Rewards) of Forced Creativity

By Greg Allen

Greg Allen, the creator of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind -- the show which has spawned nearly 10,000 short plays -- conducts a workshop on generating new material, exploring new forms, and beating writer's block. (more)

08conf
  • 2003
  • 92:07
  • USA

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The Music of Voices

By Ben Rubin

Creative sound projects are increasingly blurring the lines between radio, audio documentary, sound art, and music. (more)

Musicofvoices
  • 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)

Jada_pidgey
  • 2003
  • 119:26
  • USA

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Seeing Sound

By Joe Frank, Walter Murch, Randy Thom & The Kitchen Sisters

Sound editor Walter Murch (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The English Patient), sound designer Randy Thom (The Right Stuff, The Thin Blue Line), and radio artist Joe Frank deconstruct excerpts from their work... (more)

Seeingsound_web
  • 2003
  • 89:30
  • USA / Canada

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Ways of Hearing

By Chris Brookes

It's not always easy to put aside the culturally-formed listening patterns we take for granted and hear radio in fresh ways. (more)

Waysofhearing_web
  • 2010
  • 91:58
  • USA

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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Local Radio

By Dan Grech

Strong local radio doesn’t emerge from a moment of inspiration; it’s the product of repetition, experimentation, even failure. It’s about habit. (more)

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