ShortDocs

Discover hundreds of short audio gems produced for the Third Coast ShortDocs Audio Challenge. Each year ushers in a new set of rules, new creative partner, and ever-more wondrous results.


The Gray Wisteria of Gilman Terrace

When we bought our dream fixer-up home on Gilman Terrace, my husband and I knew that it came with sad past--but we weren't prepared, when we unlocked the door, to find a house full of someone else's life.

Black Coffee

A personal musing about estrangement and its effects on language, cultural identity, and the meaning of home.

Out of the Blue

A college student describes the two sides of herself in her struggle with bipolar disorder.

Purple Purpose

FNSS (Friendly Neighborhood Surveillance System) delivers a report to Charles on Mrs. Smotherson, Mr. Eggerly, and Bruce & Denny.

Black Cat in the Room

Moving in with strangers in a new city can be difficult but building a relationship with their pets can be an experience in itself, even if that pet is named after a famous actor.

Whitey's Rules

Residents of a quiet Santa Monica apartment building remember their neighbor, Charlie -- also known as notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger -- in this darkly comic piece.

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.