At Third Coast, we believe that the work you submit to our Competition helps to push the medium forward, and build worldwide audio community unconfined by borders. This year, we're focused on:
- Prioritizing accessibility. We've lowered rates for independent/freelance producers, and first time entrants from countries underrepresented in our Competition;
- Piloting two brand-new categories. We're excited to elevate work that we think urgently needs more attention in the field;
- Going "language-agnostic." We'll consider stories in all languages across all categories, in addition to the Best Documentary: Non-English Language award;
- Honoring finalists as well as winners. We'll publicly celebrate more standout work from the Competition, in addition to the cohort of award-winners, in our 2020 digital programming (more on that soon)!
We can't wait to hear your best stories, and to hear your feedback on this year's Competition.
We have faith that together, we can make it through this time. We'll be checking back in soon!