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2002 Third Coast Conference Audio

Third Coast Festival

Audio from the 2002 Third Coast Conference, where producers gathered from all over the world to talk shop and share wisdoms about the art and craft of documentary radio production.

Audio from the 2002 Third Coast Conference, where producers gathered from all over the world to talk shop and share wisdoms about the art and craft of documentary radio production.
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

Audio from the 2002 Third Coast Conference, where producers gathered from all over the world to talk shop and share wisdoms about the art and craft of documentary radio production.

Language:

English

Contact:

Third Coast Festival Navy Pier 848 East Grand Chicago, Illinois 60611-3509 312-948-4682


Episodes

Airtime

11/3/2002
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What does it take to get your work on the national airwaves? Representatives from NPR, PRI, and the Public Radio Exchange, with the assistance of moderator Julia McEvoy, explain how to get work on national programs and how to distribute stand-alone specials and series. Produced by Margaret Low Smith, Heidi Schultz, and Jake Shapiro for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:06:51


Featuring... the Feature

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The radio "feature" is a long-standing tradition of European broadcasting, a format with a style all its own. Kaye Mortley, an independent producer based in France, describes the feature this way: "These pieces are mind movies -- road movies sculpted out of reality. Produced by Kaye Mortley for Third Coast Conference, USA / France, 2002

Duration: 01:26:59


Interview

11/3/2002
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With a little savvy and practice, magic can happen between two people and a microphone. Taki Telonidis and Hal Cannon outline the basic elements of conducting an interview, both in technical and human terms, by playing great examples and bringing in the wisdom of master interviewers on public radio. Produced by Hal Cannon and Taki Telonidis for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:24:39


Music

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Music and sound bring layers of meaning to your work. Incorporating them most effectively starts with looking for the movement and metaphor in your materials. Using examples from her own features, Sherre DeLys presents different approaches to integrated sound design. Produced by Sherre DeLys for Third Coast Conference, USA / Australia, 2002

Duration: 01:12:11


Once Upon a Time... The End

11/3/2002
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So, you've got your assignment. You've done your research, you've collected your tape, and now it's time (oh god) to write. In this panel discussion, moderated by Robert Krulwich, we examine the Everest and K-2 of story telling: How to Begin and (assuming you can get past that one) How to End. Produced by Alan Berliner, Gwen Macsai, Joe Richman, and Robert Krulwich for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:23:00


Pushing the Boundaries of Every-Day Radio

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Diamonds are made under pressure! For this session, Priya Ramu and Steve Wadhams from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation present their advice on how to make daily radio that shines and delights. Produced by Priya Ramu and Steve Wadhams for Third Coast Conference, USA / Canada, 2002

Duration: 01:26:42


Rocks, Riptides, and Buoys: Radio in the Play of the Airwaves

11/3/2002
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Longtime proponent of radio as a fluid and flexible medium, Gregory Whitehead plays a variety of work from around the world and gives a philosophical and pragmatic talk on the role of imaginative radio in an increasingly congested media landscape. Produced by Gregory Whitehead for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:19:09


These Are a Few of Ira Glass's Favorite Things

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Ira Glass plays and talks about radio and print journalism that has inspired him, including some surprising 1970s-era NPR documentaries which may be long forgotten by most. Produced by Ira Glass for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:24:12


Trespassing

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Jay Allison leads a discussion about the ways in which documentarians must be skilled in the art of trespassing... Produced by Elizabeth Barret, LeAlan Jones, Joel Meyerowitz, and Jay Allison for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:24:09


Voice

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The three legs of the tripod of radio ?- voice, text, and sound -? are interdependent, and all contribute to the "voice" of any radio piece. Independent producer Karen Michel presents work that demonstrates different styles of voice and discusses what makes each one unique. Produced by Karen Michel for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2002

Duration: 01:21:06