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2006 Third Coast Conference Audio

Third Coast Festival

Audio from the 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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

Bring Extra Batteries

10/29/2006
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Attention new producers! Before heading out into the world with headphones on and mic facing forward, what do you need to know? Here's where you find out. Produced by Rob Rosenthal for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:33:10


Die, Mediocrity, Die!

10/29/2006
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Do your own radio scripts ever bore you? Or frustrate, confuse, and deflate you? Produced by Nancy Updike for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:15:25


Let Your Sounds Do the Talking

10/29/2006
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So you're a great writer, and you've pretty much got interviewing down, but something's just... missing. Sound. The sounds we use and how we use them can say so much in a radio story, but often that potential goes untapped. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:11:57


Mission Possible: Finding Grants for Independent Productions

10/29/2006
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Nearly 68,000 foundations in the U.S. together give away more than $30 billion per year. So how can you get some of it? Produced by Amie Miller for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:19:47


Presenting the 2006 TCF ShortDocs: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story

10/29/2006
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For the 2006 ShortDocs Challenge, the Third Coast was inspired by and collaborated with cartoonist and illustrator Matt Madden. Produced by Julie Shapiro, Matt Madden, Sasha Aslanian, Zoe Irvine, Carma Jolly, and Jill Dorothy Summers for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:21:14


Radio Norway

10/29/2006
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Kari Hesthamar demonstrates the distinctive sound of Norwegian radio features by playing and talking about some of the most important elements of her own work -- creating small films for listeners? ears, capturing the true essence of a scene, and producing stories that come alive through the use of the present tense. Produced by Kari Hesthamar for Third Coast Conference, USA / Norway, 2006

Duration: 01:30:24


Sources, Correspondents, Fixers: Making Radio With Bloggers

10/29/2006
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Millions of bloggers write every day about their own towns, industries, and lives. As a radio producer you can work with a nation -- a world ? of storytellers to find out about everything from French politics to knitting habits in Iowa. Produced by Brendan Greeley for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:17:02


Talk the Copy

10/29/2006
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The voice of the storyteller is often overlooked but it's a vital part of making great radio. Marilyn Pittman shows you how to make your narration tracks authentic and compelling with her many tips and techniques. Produced by Marilyn Pittman for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:24:28


Teens With Mics

10/29/2006
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Youth producers are creating some of the most revealing and moving work on the radio these days, and we've curated a collection of gems for you. Produced by Sarah Levine for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:24:22


Telling Stories Far From Home

10/29/2006
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How can a producer prepare to make radio stories about distant lands and the people who live there, and why tell those stories anyway? Produced by Stephanie Guyer-Stevens for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

The Invisible Narrator

10/29/2006
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This session explores "found narration" - archival tape, interviews, audio diary entries - and sound that can all be used to perform the job of the narrator. What do you gain and what do you give up when you throw away the script? Produced by Joe Richman for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

The Sounds of Madness: A Survey of the Bizarre, the Unconventional, and the

10/29/2006
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Kenneth Goldsmith explores the audio interstices between sound art, found sound, and the full gamut of noises that humans make. Produced by Kenneth Goldsmith for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006

Duration: 01:23:55


These Are a Few of Robert Krulwich's Favorite Things

10/29/2006
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What inspires those who inspire us? Robert Krulwich reveals a few especially memorable pieces, presenting a sampler of radio stories that he adores, has learned from, and wants to share. Produced by Robert Krulwich for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006