We are excited to announce that we have a new and improved website, and a redesigned logo to better serve our clients and audience. The DVW (Descriptive Video Works) website has been updated and enhanced for accessibility for people who are blind and low vision. The simplified fonts, high contrast… Continue Reading Check Out Our New Website and Logo!
The 95th annual Oscars™ celebration took place on March 12th, and this year Hollywood’s biggest night was more accessible than ever, with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, custom design for the event including ramp access for all attendees, an access guide for press and attendees, captioning, and Audio Description (AD).… Continue Reading Hollywood’s Biggest Night Embraced Accessibility
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!
Descriptive Video Works would like to welcome Chana Smith-Balloffet to the team. Chana is DVW’s new International Operations Manager, based in France. Chana is a global citizen, holding dual citizenship of the US and France. She also speaks English, French, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish. Chana comes to the new role… Continue Reading Welcome Chana Smith-Balloffet!
Rhys Lloyd, Studio Head, shares his thoughts on Global Accessibility Awareness Day and the importance of inclusion and accessibility for the more than one billion people worldwide with disabilities. At Descriptive Video Works, we provide Audio Description (AD) or Described Video (DV) for TV, feature films, sports, video games, theatre,… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day
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 …