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2007 Third Coast Conference Audio

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Audio from the 2007 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 2007 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

Genres:

Lectures

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Audio from the 2007 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

Spotlight: Re:sound #63 - The Conference Show

10/19/2017
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Excerpts from some of our favorite Third Coast Conference sessions from years past.

Documenter and Documentee -- Part One

11/4/2007
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Documenting somebody else's life is one of the hardest challenges producers face in their work. Over an extended period of time relationships intensify, stories often change drastically, and the line between personal and too personal blurs easily. Produced by Joe Richman and Mary Beth Kirchner for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:24:58


Documenter and Documentee -- Part Two

11/4/2007
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Documenting somebody else?s life is one of the hardest challenges producers face in their work. Over an extended period of time relationships intensify, stories often change drastically, and the line between personal and too personal blurs easily. Produced by Joe Richman and Michele Norris for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:26:44


Emancipation of Sound

11/4/2007
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The established elements of Feature productions have been words, music, actualities, and effects. Produced by Peter Leonhard Braun for TCF, USA / Germany, 2007

Duration: 01:15:37


Getting to Yes: Perfecting Your Pitch -- Part One

11/4/2007
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In collaboration with the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), this session addresses how to successfully pitch radio stories and series ideas to stations, networks, and other acquirers of independent work. Produced by Steve Mencher, Peter Clowney, Jacob Conrad, and Jane Feltes for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:32:57


Getting to Yes: Perfecting Your Pitch -- Part Two

11/4/2007
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In collaboration with the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), this session addresses how to successfully pitch radio stories and series ideas to stations, networks, and other acquirers of independent work. Produced by Steve Mencher, Andrea de Leon, David Krasnow, and Jacqui Gales Webb for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:27:29


Greenberger and Greenberg: On Story and Music

11/4/2007
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Beyond being atmospheric and scene setting, music can play an active role in audio pieces. David Greenberger has worked with a wide range of musicians and composers for his radio monologues, which are adapted from conversations he has with the elderly. Produced by David Greenberger and Mark Greenberg for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:29:10


In Praise of the Sandbox

11/4/2007
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What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. Produced by Jay Allison for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:21:58


Making a Scene: The Use of Verite to Show, Not Tell, Your Story

11/4/2007
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A well-crafted scene, heard on the radio, opens a window onto a new world and allows the listener to fly right in. Claire Schoen explores the process of creating scenes -- showing real people living their lives -- for an audio documentary. Produced by Claire Schoen for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:34:05


Options and Futures: Teenagers on the Radio -- Part One

11/4/2007
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Listen in as teen producers from around the country present a survey of their work, with bonus features: the sounds they love to listen to, with commentary on why, and tape that didn?t make the final cut in production, with commentary on why not. Produced by Tatiana Harrison for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:23:31


Options and Futures: Teenagers on the Radio -- Part Two

11/4/2007
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Listen in as teen producers from around the country present a survey of their work, with bonus features: the sounds they love to listen to, with commentary on why, and tape that didn?t make the final cut in production, with commentary on why not. Produced by Tatiana Harrison for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:29:24


Presenting the 2007 TCF ShortDocs: Dollar Storeys

11/4/2007
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For the 2007 ShortDocs Challenge, the Third Coast was inspired by and collaborated with the Dollar Store Show - a regular reading and performance series in Chicago. Produced by Julie Shapiro, Jonathan Messinger, Sean Hurley, Jeffrey Letterly, David Maxon, and Nina Perry for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 00:57:26


Re:sound #63: The Conference Show

11/4/2007
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This hour: excerpts from some of our favorite Third Coast Conference sessions from years past. Produced by Various producers for TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA, 2007

Duration: 00:59:00


Secrets, Whispers, and Lies: Crafting a Personal Documentary

11/4/2007
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Everyone?s telling their story these days ?- in blogs, podcasts, on YouTube. But what makes one story a yawn or self-indulgent and another one compelling? How do you tell a personal story as a radio documentary? Produced by Neil Sandell for Third Coast Conference, USA / Canada, 2007

Duration: 01:32:24


She Launched Channel Zero

11/4/2007
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In a time when commercial interests continue to stake a claim to audiences? attentions on the Internet, artists continue to explore the narrowcast as a vehicle for simultaneously cultivating an audience and developing a body of work. Produced by Mendi and Keith Obadike for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:21:34


Stand Tall

11/4/2007
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The best "real time" radio sounds live and spontaneous, but requires forethought and structure. This session focuses on how to do "stand up" in the field -- what works and what doesn't. Produced by Elizabeth Arnold for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:18:02


The Sounds Inside

11/4/2007
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In certain radio stories, sounds exist only in the mind of the storyteller and can't be physically recorded -- like dreams, memories, and predictions. How do you create a soundscape that brings "the sounds inside" to life? Produced by Ann Heppermann and Kara Oehler for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:22:47


The Wonders of Narcissism

11/4/2007
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Let's face it: you're funny and cunning and smart and insightful, disarming, direct, and hopelessly attractive. Why not give the people what they want -- more you! Sure you're not what the story is about. Produced by Sean Cole for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:20:53


When and How to Sell Out

11/4/2007
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It?s hard enough to pitch a story to a public radio show -- are you willing to risk rejection from a whole new set of people? Daniel Sternberg talks about taking all of your talents, training, and neuroses and applying them to the world of podcasting. Produced by Daniel H. Steinberg for Third Coast Conference, USA, 2007

Duration: 01:13:51


With a Bird's Eye

11/4/2007
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Flying across the last 50 years of international feature production is like looking out of an aircraft at night. Looking down you see the illuminated cities, the many shining villages, but far more than everything else you see the sparkling spots of individual talent. Produced by Peter Leonhard Braun for Third Coast Conference, USA / Germany, 2007

Duration: 01:25:13