• 2004
  • 81:08
  • USA

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Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part Two

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)

Youthsatall_pidgey
  • 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
  • 2006
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Telling Stories Far From Home

By Stephanie Guyer-Stevens

How can a producer prepare to make radio stories about distant lands and the people who live there, and why tell those stories anyway? (more)

Tellingstories_pidgey
  • 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)

Oscars_macsai
  • 2012
  • 71:52
  • USA

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Own Your Thing (Day 2)

By John Barth, Martina Castro, Roman Mars & Francesca Panetta

Independent producers have always had to fend for themselves, but today the building blocks for independent success - creating great work, reaching real audiences, making money, controlling your destiny - are falling into place in new ways. (more)

Conf12_oyt_rm
  • 2006
  • 90:25
  • USA / Norway

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Radio Norway

By Kari Hesthamar

Kari Hesthamar demonstrates the distinctive sound of Norwegian radio features by playing and talking about some of the most important elements of her own work -- creating small films for listeners’ ears, capturing the true essence of a scene, and producing stories that come alive through the use of the present tense. (more)

Radionorway_pidgey
  • 2014
  • 83:42
  • USA

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Journalism and Storytelling: Frenemies?

By Joe Richman, Brooke Gladstone, Roman Mars & Andrea Silenzi

How real does reality need to be? (more)

Tc2014sat-47
  • 2012
  • 47:13
  • USA

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Late(ish) Night with Ira Glass

By Ira Glass

Ira Glass brought the first day of the 2012 Third Coast Conference to a close with an audio night cap, by sharing his favorite moments from the year's Third Coast winners and other stories. (more)

12_conf_glass_bw
  • 2004
  • 78:24
  • USA

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Deadline Radio

By Allan Coukell

Most producers and reporters spend their days "feeding the machine" -- cranking out short-form work on a daily, sometimes hourly deadline, with no time for second guesses. However, a lot of news coverage is formulaic and, frankly, dull. (more)

Deadline_pidgey
  • 2007
  • 89:24
  • USA

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

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)

07conf
  • 2003
  • 84:20
  • USA

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

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)

Breakingthemold2
  • 2006
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Let Your Sounds Do the Talking

By Jonathan Mitchell

So you're a great writer, and you've pretty much got interviewing down, but something's just... missing. Sound. The sounds we use and how we use them can say so much in a radio story, but often that potential goes untapped. (more)

Letyoursounds_pidgey
  • 2005
  • 72:49
  • USA

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The Future of Radio Is Now

By Czerina Patel, Elvia Bautista, Emily Lafond, Quincy Mosby & Samr "Rocky" Tayeh

Teenagers are making some of the most engaging radio out there! Their refreshing perspectives and creative techniques are lighting up the radio and signaling good things for the future sound of the airwaves. (more)

Youth3
  • 2008
  • 72:22
  • USA / Canada

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Caging the Chaos: How to Produce Radio Stories That Aren't Exactly Stories

By Jonathan Goldstein

Common sense dictates that a good radio story should start with a firm sense of what the story is. But what if you only have the vaguest sense of the story -- whether it's a scenario, or an idea, or even a joke you'd like to tell? (more)

08conf
  • 2008
  • 82:34
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part Two

By Beverly Mire, Hammad Ahmed, Michelle Cedeno, Diego Ruiz, Jordan Teklay & Will Wright

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
  • 73:00
  • USA

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Radio 2.0

By Silvain Gire

(Or: We couldn't change the world, so we changed radio.) (more)

Conf12_radio2
  • 2008
  • 77:45
  • USA

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These Are a Few of the Kitchen Sisters' Favorite Things

By The Kitchen Sisters

Ever wonder what inspires, obsesses and ignites the Kitchen Sisters? Find out during this hour-plus showcase of audio (and other less-evolved art forms) culled from their accidental archive and the stirring work of others. (more)

08conf
  • 2005
  • 71:33
  • USA

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Explaining the World in Four Minutes

By David Kestenbaum

When David Kestenbaum tells people he covers science for NPR, they often say something like "it must be hard explaining such complicated ideas in such a short amount of time!" Well, it is. (more)

Davidk_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 83:55
  • USA

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The Sounds of Madness: A Survey of the Bizarre, the Unconventional, and the Just Plain Annoying

By Kenneth Goldsmith

Kenneth Goldsmith explores the audio interstices between sound art, found sound, and the full gamut of noises that humans make. (more)

Soundsofmadness_pidgey
  • 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)

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