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.

Ordinary Brown Frogs

A couple from Amsterdam East talks about the brown frogs they introduced to the neighborhood. (You might find this english transcript handy!)

One Way

A woman in a hurry seeks refuge from a storm and finds something in common with the motel attendant.

One Noir Moment

The story of a relationship with reference to our relationship to the planet.
Written and narrated by James Whitman.

Oakiedale Train

An historic train puts on the grease paint and starts serving murder mysteries.

On the Orange Dusty Streets

Meet Juma, a Rwandan street boy, whose dream is to become a singer, and Bosco who spends his days fixing broken plastic buckets, casserole pots, shoes, radios and umbrellas to earn a living for his family.

Out of the Blue

A college student describes the two sides of herself in her struggle with bipolar disorder.