Third Coast Pocket Conference

Start from the Beginning (2019)

Most people can recount the facts of their situation, but how do you get them to tell you an actual story? Interviewing for narrative calls for a slightly different set of interview muscles – from the kinds of questions you ask, to helping a source tap…

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Audio To Film, And Back Again (2019)

Can you make the move from audio to film, without leaving audio behind?

At the 2019 Third Coast Conference, Jasmin Mara López (Silent Beauty) led a conversation about the journey from experienced audio producer to first-time filmmaker. She laid out t…

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Dark & Funny, Like Your Life: Sound Design With Feeling (2019)

You know about reading between the lines, right? Well good sound design can make youdancebetween the lines. And when you’re talking about big, uncomfortable ideas — sound can be a super powerful tool to have on hand.

Suicide often…

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Sex Sells (2019)

Sex sells, sure, but who gets to cash in on it? How can journalists honestly and accurately cover sex workers without sensationalizing or further stigmatizing their work? And can the answers provide meaningful & challenging insights for audio produ…

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Midwifing the Story: The Art of Editing (2019)

We’ve all heard the old adage: Everyone needs an editor. Whether you’re working in print, film, or narrative audio —you need someone to check for structure, make sure you’re meeting deadlines, and generally help get the story to the finish li…

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Calling the Shots with Steve and Nishat (2019)

The audio industry is changing — and your role as a leader might well be changing with it. Making the transition from reporter to editor, from producer to executive producer, or from player to coach isn’t always easy.

In this session from …

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Hearing Outside The Lines: Documenting Beyond Truth (2019)

What does truth look like when everything around us seems to hold the strange gasps of fiction?

At the 2019 Third Coast Conference, this panel delved into a deep conversation about new methods of intertwining documentary, fiction & story to tell,…

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Gonna Make You Sweat (2019)

What does it feel like when artists challenge conventional radio and allow their lived experiences to inform their work?

In their 2020 Third Coast Conference session, NK, Phoebe, Mara and Ari – the founding members of RADIO (R)EJECTS – employed Sara …

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Johanna Zorn’s Favorite Things (2019)

At the 2019 Third Coast Conference, Johanna Zorn took the stage to share her experiences and her lifelong love of radio.

20 years ago, Johanna Zorn co-founded the Third Coast International Audio Festival with Julie Shapiro. Then last year, Johanna an…

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The Right to Bear Data (2019)

Data has power but also serves power, which means it can be profoundly hard to navigate and understand.

At the same time, the difference between a good investigation and an exceptional one is bound up in data. So how can you use data to transform you…

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