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.

Green Pilings

Hell and high water came, but Hurricane Katrina couldn't knock out one strong-willed Mississippi family.

Sepia Elsie

90 year old Elsie remembers her dancing days before she met her husband 63 years ago.

Ray, White, and Blue

Over ten years ago, two strangers were drawn together by a neighborhood handball court in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

Peacock Blues

Warfare breaks out between neighbors when a burgeoning battalion of peacocks ravish the countryside.

Redbricks and Weatherboards

I've lived in Melbourne's suburban inner west for five years, walked my street of redbricks and weatherboards every day, but never stopped to listen until now. This is my street.

The Red Cardigan

The legendary Mr. Rogers was everybody's favorite neighbor... except for maybe my friend Sarah.