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2005 Third Coast Conference Audio

Third Coast Festival

Audio from the 2005 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 2005 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 2005 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

A Sense of Place

10/23/2005
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Washington Post reporter Anne Hull shares her thoughts about how to capture an environment that reveals the world of a particular subject to your audience: by paying attention to detail and hopefully avoiding familiar cliches. Produced by Anne Hull for TCF, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:19:07


Anatomy of a Radio Piece

10/23/2005
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Imagine three producers from two continents working on one radio piece. Produced by Emily Botein for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:15:53


Ask Away

10/23/2005
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Susan Stamberg, who figures she's conducted some 30,000 interviews in her brief career, plays examples of smart, dumb, informed, innocent, and baggage-laden questions, and discusses how to decide when each is appropriate. Produced by Susan Stamberg for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:10:30


Explaining the World in Four Minutes

10/23/2005
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When David Kestenbaum tells people he covers science for NPR, they often say something like "it must be hard explaining such complicated ideas in such a short amount of time!" Well, it is. Produced by David Kestenbaum for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:11:33


Music: A Force for Good (and Sometimes Evil)

10/23/2005
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Radio makers have many techniques at their disposal for crafting each story they tell, including one in particular that gets used and abused more than any other: scoring. Produced by Jad Abumrad for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:20:59


Podcasting: Believe the Hype

10/23/2005
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Join podcast pioneers and radio producers Benjamen Walker and Tod Maffin to discover how podcasting, in less than one year, changed broadcasting forever. Produced by Tod Maffin and Benjamen Walker for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:22:10


Presenting the 2005 TCF ShortDocs -- Stories About Games

10/23/2005
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For the 2005 ShortDocs Challenge, we asked producers to submit ideas for stories about "games. Produced by Michele Norris, Blake Eskin, Michael Kavanagh, Melissa Allison, and Judith Sloan for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:28:07


Radio Across Time Zones

10/23/2005
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Radio transmissions are heard all over the world, from the largest urban centers to the smallest mountain villages. But what defines radio from a particular place, and what makes it different than radio from elsewhere? Produced by Julie Shapiro, Edwin Brys, Torey Malatia, Robyn Ravlich, and Steve Wadhams for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:24:42


Sounds Loved and Sounds Lost

10/23/2005
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This session is: 1) A brief survey of field recording by that and other names, with an emphasis on non-pragmatic applications of recording technology such as musique concrete (last century) and phonography (this one) Produced by Aaron Ximm for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:29:47


The Future of Radio Is Now

10/23/2005
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Teenagers are making some of the most engaging radio out there! Their refreshing perspectives and creative techniques are lighting up the radio and signaling good things for the future sound of the airwaves. Produced by Czerina Patel, Elvia Bautista, Emily Lafond, Quincy Mosby, and Samr "Rocky" Tayeh for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:12:49


Voice With a Capital "V

10/23/2005
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Most of us use our voices in our work, but finding our "Voice" is an often overlooked part of our creative development. Hear what professionals from a variety of different fields have to say about this elusive aspect of our craft. Produced by Dean Olsher, Marty Goldensohn, Ben Yagoda, and Pamela Z for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:16:47


You Had Me at Hello: The Art of the Pitch

10/23/2005
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What makes one story pitch so irresistible it's a "yes" halfway through... and the next doomed for rejection? Produced by Neil Sandell, Jeremy Skeet, Julie Snyder, and Chris Turpin for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2005

Duration: 01:27:45