• 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Sounds

By Caleb Winebrenner

A sonic piece about the absence of sonicness. (more)

Shortdocs10
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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All You Need is a Wall - 7

By Shaun D. Wilson & Sonia Yee

The problems regarding journeying through a metaphorical landscape. (more)

Bo_wall7_wilson
  • 2014
  • 6:26
  • Australia

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The Golden Room

By John Jacobs & Julie Shapiro

Dreams, black holes, a special door, a golden room... (more)

Golden
  • 2009
  • 19:26
  • USA

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A Lucky Wind

By Soren Wheeler & Jad Abumrad

Do we live in a world where there is magic and meaning, or is it all just chance? (more)

Luckywind_balloon Tcf-winner-award
  • 2014
  • 57:11
  • USA

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Re:sound #198 The Off Course Show

By Multiple

This hour stories of detours, bad directions and finding the right path... on the road and in life. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Umami Canon

By Casey Miner

Reflections on food for thought. (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
  • 2012
  • 80:09
  • USA

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AuRa: The Chemistry of Sound

By Paolo Pietropaolo

Our digital age has catalyzed a kind of chemical reaction: the fission of radio into two related but distinct media, Audio and Radio. (more)

Conf12_aura2
  • 2009
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Studs & Jimmy

By Alan Hall

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Work in Progress

By Zak Rosen

By now you've probably heard plenty of stories about "the transformation of a beleaguered Detroit" but we bet you've never heard one like Work in Progress. (more)

Gloria
  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Miracle in Gray and White

By Katie Klocksin

Neighbors investigate an apparition. (more)

Sd12_gray_klocksin
  • 2013
  • 12:09
  • USA

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Soul of a Man

By Sarah Geis & Abby Wendle

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott has played music with legends like Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. (more)

Rje2_crop
  • 2008
  • 89:39
  • USA / Canada

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Listening Critically

By Ben Shapiro & James Wehmeyer

Art forms such as film, literature and even TV, generate rich bodies of critcal writing that push the boundaries of what creators do and why, and gives audiences new ways to appreciate the work. (more)

08conf
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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Black Box

By Pascalle Burton

"Black Box" is a performance art piece based on a confidential survey asking both local and international participants, 'What would your metaphorical black box say?' (more)

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  • 2004
  • 84:25
  • USA

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Image as Metaphor

By Nubar Alexanian, Sharon Ball, Sherre DeLys & Sandy Tolan

Do metaphors inherently deepen a story? Can using metaphors be more effective than revealing direct facts and information about a subject? (more)

Image_pidgey
  • 2012
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Roses are Red, Sandwiches Are Yellow

By Sejan Yun

Neighbors of Bushwick, Brooklyn are asked, "Which do you prefer, the perfect love or the perfect sandwich?" -- vox pop-style. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Un Hombre, su Perro, su Caballo, y Cielo)

By Jesse Ricke

Field recordings of a Peruvian Pentecostal church service were used as a base for this piece, with which samples from The Books were incorporated in support of the narration of a spanish folk tale about the nature of heaven and best friends. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 25:01
  • Canada

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All in Time

By Sarah Boothroyd

The clock ticks; the moon waxes; the autumn leaves turn crimson. (more)

Allintime
  • 2014
  • 9:57
  • USA

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Bat Man

By Lulu Miller, Alix Spiegel & Anne Gudenkauf

The central claim of this story is astounding: that if we all just raised our expectations, blind people could come to - literally - see. (more)

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