From: Roger Beebe (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 18 2006 - 18:48:06 PDT
I'm posting this for a friend who works in public radio. She seemed
to think that the experiment they're proposing might be of interest
to some of you.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: "Shapiro, Julie" <email suppressed>
> ..Announcing the 2006 TCF ShortDocs: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story
> For the past three years the Third Coast International Audio Festival
> has commissioned four radio works (the TCF ShortDocs) based on a
> different theme each year. So far we've heard stories about thirst,
> darkness and games.
> For 2006 we're taking a different approach to the ShortDocs.
> We're conducting what we like to think of as a "radio experiment",
> called 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story. Here's the deal: we'll
> provide an
> opening sentence and descriptions of three sounds; you'll give us a
> 2min 30 sec audio piece including all of that in return. 99 Ways...
> explore radio's potential and is open for anyone and everyone to
> We hope you will.
> Our goal this year is to collect 99 (or more) different stories. We'll
> choose four from the pool of work that's submitted to be our 2006
> ShortDocs. Producers whose submissions are chosen will be invited
> to attend the TCF Conference in October in Chicago (all expenses paid)
> and present their work there.
> 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story is a collaboration with cartoonist Matt
> Madden, and inspired by the French literary group Oulipo.
> Curious? Confused? Want to learn more? We'd love to explain:
> Or you can always ask directly:
> email suppressed
> Hope to hear from you soon - literally.
> Third Coast Festival
> * * * * *
> Third Coast International Audio Festival
> Lend us your ears...
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.