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.

The Gray Wisteria of Gilman Terrace

When we bought our dream fixer-up home on Gilman Terrace, my husband and I knew that it came with sad past--but we weren't prepared, when we unlocked the door, to find a house full of someone else's life.

Black Coffee

A personal musing about estrangement and its effects on language, cultural identity, and the meaning of home.

Out of the Blue

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

Purple Purpose

FNSS (Friendly Neighborhood Surveillance System) delivers a report to Charles on Mrs. Smotherson, Mr. Eggerly, and Bruce & Denny.

Black Cat in the Room

Moving in with strangers in a new city can be difficult but building a relationship with their pets can be an experience in itself, even if that pet is named after a famous actor.

Glass, Not Glitter

2012 ShortDocs Winner! Neighbors of the Murrah Federal building recall the 1995 bombing that altered the life and culture of Oklahoma City.

The Green Tree Dervish

Photographer Gaylord Herron has traveled all over the world photographing different cultures, but he's also found fulfillment in his own backyard.