Domestic duet for mother and six year old.
The Secret Life of an Australian Mother was produced for the 2006 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story.
Eurydice Aroney is an independent radio documentary producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she previously hosted and produced a range of radio shows over many years. These days her documentary work is a mix of the personal and political both in form and content, and she writes and talks about radio in her day job as a journalism academic for the University of Technology in Sydney. Aroney is a founding member of the Australian Radio Audio Researchers Association and international recognition for her work includes the Third Coast Directors' Choice Award in 2003.
Tom Morton has been making radio documentaries for 20 years, from places as far apart as Germany, Uzbekistan, Ireland, Canada, the Tanami Desert in north-western Australia & the western suburbs of Sydney. He's a broadcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's History and Features Unit, a journalist and a writer. His most recent major production was Wide Open Road, a 4-part radio series and website about Australian popular music and the landscape.
Morton is also a musician, a member of the Lovely Assistants and electronic duo tomstu.
The Third Coast collaborated with cartoonist Matt Madden on 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story. The project, inspired by the French literary group Oulipo, asked any/everyone to produce a short audio piece that:
- began with some manifestation of, "To begin with, they never got along;"
- included a pre-recorded voice, rhythmic noise and exclamation
- lasted exactly 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
Read about and hear all 101 submissions to 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story.
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