THE 2021 Finalists

For the first time ever, the Third Coast International Audio Festival is proud to present a list of finalists from the 2021 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, all exceptional audio works building our world in sound.

Best Documentary

 

A Day at the Mall

Self Evident: Asian America's Stories

United States

 

Bloodlines

Snap Judgment & VICE News Reports

United States

 

Lorena, mi mamá y yo

Radio Ambulante
Ecuador & United States 

 

Outbreak at San Quentin

Snap Judgment

United States

 

That's Just The Way The Ball Bounces

Asian Americana

United States

 

The International Trans Person Helpline

Antibody

United States & United Kingdom

 

To Bear Witness

Between the Ears

United Kingdom

 

All My Nightmares 

Outsiders

United States

Best DocumentarY: ShorT

Lockdown in Stereo

Brit Jensen

Czech Republic

 

My Oldest Dream

Queer Rebels Productions

United States

 

Revolutionary Greetings

Short Cuts

South Africa, United Kingdom & United States

 

The Night Swimmer

Short Cuts

Canada, United Kingdom & United States

Audio Unbound

6:34 - A [Quarantine] Sound Journal

Nyokabi Kariũki

Kenya/United States

 

Heralds of Rain

City of Fables

Belgium

 

Ti Racconterò di Me

Pastificio Cerere Foundation

Italy

 

An Anthology of Queer Dreams

Vichitra

United States

BEST DOCUMENtARY: NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE 

59 Balas (59 Shots)

Las Raras

Chile & United States

 

Seis Barrotes (Six Bars)

(De eso no se habla)

Spain
 

De onde a sua família veio? (Do you know where your family’s from?)

Vidas Negras

Brazil

 

The Time We Never Spoke Of

Danish Broadcasting Corporation

Denmark

BEST SERIALIZED STORY

Appearances

Mermaid Palace

United States

 

Embedded: Capital Gazette

NPR

United States

 

Goodbye To All This

BBC World Service 

Australia & United Kingdom

 

Through The Cracks

WAMU

United States

BEST NEW ARTIST

Your Horror, Your Way - High School Horror Stories

The Fall 2019 class of “Your story, your way!” at Yollocalli Arts Reach

United States

 

The Center of the Universe

Elizabeth Caldwell

United States

 

We Dressed Him All in White

Catherine Boulle

South Africa

 

5 O'Clock Nowhere

Suzannah Cavanaugh

United States

IMPACT

'I Cried For Days': Wisconsin Blocks Pandemic Help For Disability Aid Recipients

Wisconsin Public Radio

United States

 

An American Murder in Istabul: Justice for Halla

Reveal

United States

 

Ellas vs Roemer

Así Como Suena

Mexico

 

Shake The Room

Resistance

United States

BEST NEWS FEATURE

Railroad Shop Colored Addition: In Miami, A Black Community Destroyed For A Whites Only School

WLRN

United States

Amy Remeikis on Selective Empathy for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Full Story

Australia

 

Evicted

Making Contact

United States

 

Adidas Reckons With Race

The Journal

United States

DIRECTOR'S CHOICE

Everytown: The Hamptons

WSHU

United States

 

Punk in a pandemic

Mike Williams

Australia & Canada

 

Say Their Name: John Crawford III

DCP Entertainment

United States

 

La Brega

WNYC Studios & Futuro Studios

United States