The TCIAF invites producers around the globe to submit their finest radio/audio stories in the following categories: Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Directors’ Choice, Honorable Mentions), Best New Artist, Radio Impact and Best News Feature.
The TCIAF accepts stories that document people, places, times, events, phenomena and issues. These include but are not limited to: investigative reports, narrative stories, personal essays, profiles and audio portraits. Podcasts and documentaries that redefine the documentary form are also welcome.
Winners receive cash awards – $4,000 for the gold prize – to support their future creative endeavors. They also receive national recognition in Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, airing on public radio stations across the country this fall.
The late deadline is July 10th at noon PDT.
Read more about guidelines, prizes and how to upload entries on TCIAF website: online http://thirdcoastfestival.org/
Competition winners will be announced publicly on October 20th, 2013 in Chicago at the Third Coast Awards Ceremony at The Old Town School of Folk Music.