Winners

Immerse your ears in the best audio documentaries and storytelling since 2001, the winners of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


Studs & Jimmy

Jimmy Yancey, the blues pianist and White Sox groundsman, and Studs Terkel, the broadcaster and author, may have lived at different ends of Chicago but they're both as integral a part of the city as the El...

(Bicycle) Chain of Missing Links

2010 ShortDocs Winner! An 80-day bicycle trip from New York City to Seattle, camping and recording along the way, condensed into three minutes.

All You Need is a Wall - 16

2010 ShortDocs Winner! In 2004, a group of Pride Day revellers gathered for a party on Creighton Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia and were treated to a riveting display of hermaphroditic slug sex.

Crown the King: Red Takes Black

2012 ShortDocs Winner! One block from Adam Kampe's apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to trash talk over heated games of checkers.

Glass, Not Glitter

2012 ShortDocs Winner! Neighbors of the Murrah Federal building recall the 1995 bombing that altered the life and culture of Oklahoma City.

My Umami Gas Mask

2013 ShortDocs Winner! A bleak future with nothing good to eat... except your gas mask.

The Last Morning was a Sweet One

2013 ShortDocs Winner! A short story in sounds of our food's start to finish, from morning to night (though not necessarily in the same day!)

Salt On the Lips

2013 ShortDocs Winner! David channels his frustrated desires into detailed fantasies for the perfect sensual feast.

What makes a good marriage?

2015 ShortDocs Winner! My grandparents, now in their 90s and married for nearly 70 years, tell me about when they met and give their advice on a long and happy marriage.