On Thursday, May 4, Descriptive Video Works celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Granville Island Hotel, with a special evening of cocktails, memories, mingling and fun. This milestone event was attended by current and former employees, clients, partners, advisory council members, and accessibility advocates from around the world! L-R Joel… Continue Reading Celebrating 20 years of Descriptive Video Works!
Jennissary (she/her) writes about her new role at DVW, as Producer for Live and Interactive Audio Description. About four years ago, someone made a request for sighted assistance on a gaming forum. When I responded to their request, I had no idea that it would significantly change my path (my… Continue Reading Please help us welcome Jennissary to the DVW team!
Descriptive Video Works would like to welcome Nefertiti Matos Olivares to the team, as our new Workflow Manager for Quality and Inclusion, based in New York. Nefertiti comes to the role with an extensive background in Assistive Technology Instruction and Cultural Institution Accessibility. As a blind, bilingual, Latina-American, Nefertiti is… Continue Reading Welcome Nefertiti Matos Olivares!
Empish J. Thomas, a member of Descriptive Video Works' advisory council and Disability Consultant writes about her first experience with Audio Description, and what having AD means to her experience with media now. My first foray with an audio described movie was a VHS cassette tape. Remember those? The talking… Continue Reading Audio Description Enhances My Life and Provides Equal Access
Descriptive Video Works’ project manager Nate Schwartz had a unique perspective of the recent Beijing Olympics and Paralympics Winter Games. Nate worked behind the scenes, helping to organize our live describer team and managing details around events and ceremonies, but he had another very different perspective - as the brother …
As a leading provider of accessible media services including Audio Description (AD), Described Video (DV), and Live Description, Descriptive Video Works aims to serve the community of blind and low vision people, and the many others that benefit from accessibility services. As we look to the future, we want to… Continue Reading A Warm Welcome to Our New Advisory Council
DV, or Descriptive Video helps teach students of all ages and abilities. You may have heard of Descriptive Video for TV. How it helps thousands of people with visual impairments and blindness watch TV and film. But there’s more: Descriptive Video is an useful teaching tool too. Descriptive Video helps students… Continue Reading Descriptive Video Helps All Students
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!