Discover hundreds of short audio gems produced in response to a prompt from Third Coast for the ShortDocs Competition, hosted between 2003 and 2016. Each year ushered in a new set of rules, new creative partners, and ever-more magical results.

Birding 101

This ShortDoc takes a walk in a local cemetery as you hear the typical dialogue between fellow birdwatchers and follow one birder in particular.

Bring on Jesus!

Superstition, money, rules, bullshit, loud guitars, talking Moses and Jesus, and Santa!

Big Bang

Two lousy-sounding atoms can't get along, cause the Big Bang, and disrupt present-day international harmony.

Blind Date

A G-Rated ice-breaker that would be told during a female bonding session.


A paddle down the Red Deer River in Canada's Badlands leads to a reflection on past worlds and the mysteries nature keeps from us.

The Big Cookoff

Each year, the football teams from the U of California and Stanford U. play in The Big Game; now for the first time, they meet in the arena of cooking in The Big Cookoff.