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2010 TCF ShortDocs - Book Odds

Third Coast Festival

For the 2010 Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Challenge - Book Odds - we teamed up with The Books and chose eight audio samples and four song titles from their record The Way Out. Then we issued an open call to "make radio" - short audio stories including at least two of the samples, and named after one of the song titles.

For the 2010 Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Challenge - Book Odds - we teamed up with The Books and chose eight audio samples and four song titles from their record The Way Out. Then we issued an open call to "make radio" - short audio stories including at least two of the samples, and named after one of the song titles.
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Chicago, IL

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For the 2010 Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Challenge - Book Odds - we teamed up with The Books and chose eight audio samples and four song titles from their record The Way Out. Then we issued an open call to "make radio" - short audio stories including at least two of the samples, and named after one of the song titles.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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(Bicycle) Chain of Missing Links

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An 80-day bicycle trip from New York City to Seattle, camping and recording along the way, condensed into three minutes. Produced by Matt Purdy for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:59


(For) A Cold Freezin Night

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Music incorporating a performance of William Safford's poem " A Story That Could Be True " with Book Odds samples. Produced by Brendan Baker for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:49


(I Wish That) I Didn't Know That

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Several years after a life-threatening accident, Elizabeth understands what most of us can't. Produced by Jamie Courville for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:23


A Clothing Frenzied

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Ben Zimmerman ran The Books' samples through a sequenced Peavey Pro-Fex, created the track in Ableton, mastered it, ran it through several custom dynamic pitch and time-scaling effects (a different program for each submission) and mastered it again. Produced by Ben Zimmerman for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:01:53


A Cold Freezin Ni(g)ht

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Spelling Bee Champion Sheena needs to track down, and bring back, the missing letter G for her new town in this radio drama for kids. Produced by Shubha Bala for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:59


A Cold Freezin Night - 1

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A stranger wanders into a rural village, seeking warmth and shelter from a sharp January night. Unfortunately his reception at the local watering hole is just as icy as the wind he?s trying to escape. Produced by Geoff Storm for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:01:03


A Cold Freezin night - 10

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This song is a story about the magestical feelings and memories related to going fishing as a child. Produced by Ross Farbe and Devin Hildebrand for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:57


A Cold Freezin Night - 11

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Jay came with me to a whiskey convention thinking that he was going to have a blast...but someone from his past throws his night into a painful meditation on love and whiskey. Produced by Stephanie Foo for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:59


A Cold Freezin Night - 12

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A nostalgic recollection of a late night out driving around and swimming with friends a few summers ago back on Cape Cod, where I grew up. Produced by Matthew McVickar for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:01:27


A Cold Freezin Night - 13

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Austin, Texas based experimental performance art group Happiness is a Choice use improvisation and their unique style of meta-theater to learn about each other and about the moments that they share on stage. Produced by Michael Ferstenfeld for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:45


A Cold Freezin Night - 14

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A stranger moves slowly through town and reflects on all that has happened. Produced by David Newman for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:27


A Cold Freezin Night - 15

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A detective story. "There was a murder of a young man, who had three mistresses. Which of them is a murderer? Produced by Maria Esaulkova, Kirill Golikov, Linda Ostanina, and Elena Sviridova for TCF, Russia, 2010

Duration: 00:02:36


A Cold Freezin Night - 2

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Was it just a dream? I can't remember now. Produced by Katie Mingle for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:03:00


A Cold Freezin Night - 3

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A bone cold dusk brings the icy adventures of a third grader to a close as his babysitting-tween sister selfishly examines mortality. Produced by Carolina Wheat for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:03:00


A Cold Freezin Night - 4

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In which, to curb his kids' insatiable greed, the author's father takes it upon himself to call off one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. Produced by Eric Winick for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:03:27


A Cold Freezin Night - 5

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Recitation of the mystical English poem, "I Saw the Sun at Midnight, Rising Red", 1917 by Joesph Mary Plunkett and music by the Psalters. Produced by Glenn Simonsen for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:01:35


A Cold Freezin Night - 6

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Every year smokejumpers, or wildland firefighters who parachute into remote areas to fight forest fires, secure their jobs in part by running for it. Produced by Nan Floyd for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:02:59


A Cold Freezin Night - 7

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Eventhough the cold causes fear and loathing in Finland, simplicity is found from the soul of the Finns: Sauna. Produced by Katri Puro for TCF, Finland, 2010

Duration: 00:02:09


A Cold Freezin Night - 8

10/30/2010
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An evening walk gives one man more than he bargained for. Produced by Liz Bustamante and Karen Gollrad for TCF, USA, 2010

Duration: 00:03:22

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