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Oscar, Shmoscar! (Friday)

Who needs the Academy Awards when you have the Third Coasties?

Who needs the Academy Awards when you have the Third Coasties?

Re:sound Host Gwen Macsai sits down with winners of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition awards to hear choice bits of their prize-winning work, mine the stories behind their stories, inquire about their inspirations and ask about, of course, what mics they used!

This Oscar, Shmoscar! session includes winners Laurence Grissell, Virginia Millington, Sofia Saldanha and Shea Shackelford.


Gwen Macsai

Gwen Macsai is an award-winning radio producer, writer and host.

Laurence Grissell

Laurence Grissell started his career in BBC local radio after completing a politics degree.

Shea Shackelford

Shea Shackelford is an independent producer in Montreal and co-founder of Big Shed, an audio and multimedia production shop.

Sofia Saldanha

Sofia Saldanha was born in Portugal. She worked as a producer and broadcaster at Rádio Universitária do Minho between 1992 and 2007.

Virginia Millington

Virginia Millington has worked at the Walker Art Center and the Folger Shakespeare Library.