Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast and ever-growing collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories, episodes from Third Coast podcasts, educational sessions on craft from the best makers on the planet, and more.

We’ve also featured some incredible audio work beyond this audio library, in other ways and using other formats: don’t miss the 2021 Web Showcase, featuring a more in-depth look at the winners, judges and even a list of 40 finalists from the 2021 Third Coast/RHDF Competition.

All You Need is a Wall - 14

Dr. Geoffrey Rheaume conducts a tour of the 1860s patient-built wall outside Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

I Didn't Know That - 12

In a small, urban forest hidden inside San Francisco's Tenderloin district, a curious group of nine and ten year old children are learning to sew.

I Didn't Know That (art)

When an elementary school teacher who has never taken an art class is asked to be a presenter at an art awards ceremony, she enlists the help of students and parents to explain to her what art actually is.

Chain of Missing Links - 29

A quarky upbeat piece playing with the idea of broadcasting emotions through computer screens and loving each other via satellite.

All You Need is a Wall - 16

2010 ShortDocs Winner! In 2004, a group of Pride Day revellers gathered for a party on Creighton Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia and were treated to a riveting display of hermaphroditic slug sex.

Chain of Missing Links - 32

An experimental jam using circuit-bent toys, laptop, and vocoder created at the weekly eSymposium hosted by Patrick McCarthy of Roth Mobot and held at Lizard's Liquid Lounge.

One Way Ticket to Mars

NASA is figuring out how to take the next great leap into space. The difficulty is, if we leap to Mars, we might not make it back.

An Interior Life

A meditation on love, loss and loneliness in south London, An Interior Life tells the story of Bernard, an 86-year-old gay man who has been alone since the death of his long term partner.

A Cold Freezin Night - 11

Jay came with me to a whiskey convention thinking that he was going to have a blast...but someone from his past throws his night into a painful meditation on love and whiskey.