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2004 Third Coast Conference Audio

Third Coast Festival

Audio from the 2004 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 2004 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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Chicago, IL

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Audio from the 2004 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

Deadline Radio

10/17/2004
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Most producers and reporters spend their days "feeding the machine" -- cranking out short-form work on a daily, sometimes hourly deadline, with no time for second guesses. However, a lot of news coverage is formulaic and, frankly, dull. Produced by Allan Coukell for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Every Day Voices

10/17/2004
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David Isay and Alex Kotlowitz both try to discover extraordinary stories in "ordinary people. Produced by David Isay and Alex Kotlowitz for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part One

10/17/2004
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It's common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. Produced by Cindy Carpien for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part Two

10/17/2004
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It?s common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. Produced by Cindy Carpien for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:21:08


Image as Metaphor

10/17/2004
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Do metaphors inherently deepen a story? Can using metaphors be more effective than revealing direct facts and information about a subject? Produced by Nubar Alexanian, Sharon Ball, Sherre DeLys, and Sandy Tolan for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:24:25


Into the Darkness: Presenting the 2004 TCF ShortDocs

10/17/2004
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For the 2004 ShortDocs Challenge, we asked producers to submit ideas for stories about "darkness. Produced by Adam Burke, Jude Fletcher, Hugh Levinson, Rick Moody, and Jay Allison for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:27:16


The Audible Picture Show

10/17/2004
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Matt Hulse presents short audio works by a diverse range of inventive audio artists and filmmakers, created specifically for "a darkened cinema. Produced by Matt Hulse for Third Coast Conference, UK, 2004

Duration: 01:24:34


The Two Towns of Jasper

10/17/2004
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Producers and long-time friends Whitney Dow and Marco Williams (Two Tone Productions) discuss the making of their film Two Towns of Jasper, a documentary about the racially motivated murder of James Byrd, who in 1998 was dragged to his death after being beaten then chained to the back of a pick-up truck in Jasper, Texas. Produced by Whitney Dow and Marco Williams for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:23:16


These Are a Few of Jacki Lyden's Favorite Things

10/17/2004
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Jacki Lyden has been an NPR contributor and host for more than two decades, reporting on vital issues at home and abroad and winning numerous awards for her work. Produced by Jacki Lyden for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:23:46


Trust Me, I'm an Editor

10/17/2004
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Producers come to editors with their tape, a vision, and a piece in various stages of completion. Editors bring their skills, a fresh set of ears, a fat red pen, and often the mandate of an established show format. Produced by John Biewen, Emily Botein, Deborah George, Gwen Macsai, and Ben Shapiro for TCF, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:31:17


Truth on Stage

10/17/2004
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When facts cannot plumb the depths, shall we lie? In this session, producers listen to and discuss radio documentaries that use fiction and dramatic elements to get to the truth. Produced by Tom Lopez for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2004

Duration: 01:19:43