This summer’s Tokyo Olympics were memorable for many reasons: the event took place during a state of emergency in Japan after having been postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic; the Olympics debuted new sports like skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing, and karate; and the games were an opportunity… Continue Reading Looking back: The most memorable Olympic Games in history
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
This article is part of the Audio Description series by Fred Brack, Webmaster for the Audio Description Project. In 2002, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that major broadcast television networks and the largest cable television networks must provide a certain number of hours of audio described television shows each quarter… Continue Reading How to access audio description for television
Over the many years we've been providing quality described video services we have maintained our position as one of the best in the business by not being afraid to learn and adapt. It is from our continued relationships with organizations in the blind community, producers, production companies and broadcasters that… Continue Reading It’s job swap time at Descriptive Video Works!