By Julie Anne Wight, freelance Audio Description writer I struggle with migraines, and when I get a bad one it can impact me for days. My migraines manifest in extreme photosensitivity, leaving me unable to open my eyes. During one of these periods I discovered Audio Description, or AD. A… Continue Reading Show, don’t tell, in Audio Description
Test: Do you know what it’s like to watch TV when you can’t see? Today is the 10th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), celebrated on the third Thursday of May. It’s an important day, aimed at getting everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion. Digital access… Continue Reading Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)
We blazed a trail showcasing live AD and more Despite the challenges, 2020 was a big year for us. Not only for our audio description (AD) production teams at Descriptive Video Works, but also for accessible producers: broadcasters, filmmakers, animators, video streaming services, online education, corporate service providers, and video… Continue Reading A look back at 2020
On December 3, 2020, Descriptive Video Works (DVW) announced its appointment as the newest member of the Trusted Partner Network (TPN). TPN is a global, industry-wide film and television content protection initiative. The TPN helps companies prevent leaks, breaches, and hacks of their customers’ movies and television shows prior to… Continue Reading Descriptive Video Works joins Trusted Partner Network
Teaching online? Add audio description. Make learning accessible so students of all abilities can learn anywhere, anytime. Today, more than 60% of the world’s students are learning at home. The Covid-19 Pandemic is limiting or temporarily closing educational institutions everywhere to help contain virus spread. Now, students of all ages… Continue Reading Make learning accessible with audio description
Today is Audio Description Awareness Day. Take the Challenge and try AD. Tell us about it. Here’s the challenge: If you are a blind or visually impaired person and know a sighted person who doesn’t know about audio description (AD) or if you are sighted and know a vision-impaired person… Continue Reading Happy Audio Description Awareness Day!