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.

Six Minutes

A motorcyclist hits the only tree standing in an otherwise empty field.


Of a cat, a Necessary, litter, and oh yeah, mice.


2008 ShortDocs Winner! The bittersweet fear of watching your child grow up.

Salt On the Lips

2013 ShortDocs Winner! David channels his frustrated desires into detailed fantasies for the perfect sensual feast.

Sweet Order

An insatiable passion for keeping lists brings order to each new day... and prepares for the next.