2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



Harper High School

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

In the 2011 -2012 school year, Harper High School, located in one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, saw 29 of its current and recent students shot.

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Silver Award

The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl seemed like a straightforward custody dispute: a birth father and a couple at odds over who would raise baby Veronica.

No Greater Love

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

London's little-known Memorial of Heroic Self-Sacrifice commemorates ordinary men, women and children who made a split-second decision to rescue another person – and died as a result.

Jack and Ellen

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Ellen was struggling for money, working as a Subway "sandwich artist" (yes, that's a real thing.)

Keep Them Guessing

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Director's Choice Award

As a young boy, producer Jesse Cox discovered a set of old cassette tapes which turned out to be a hugely popular BBC radio show featuring his grandparents.

Parts of Speech

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

Doug Harlow isn't afraid to use his voice.

Woman Emerges from the Dark

Winner of the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best News Feature Award

After Superstorm Sandy hit New York in October 2013, power outages covered large swaths of the city.