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!
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!
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
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 …
Expand your audience with described video: Include 253 million people living with vision impairment. Including audio description, or described video, in your broadcast or film production is sure to expand your audience. People with blindness or vision impairment enjoy watching TV and movies too—by including audio description you make your… Continue Reading Why You Need Described Video in Your Production
More access to audio description is needed worldwide. There are 285 million people who are blind or vision impaired that need this type of service to enjoy television, film and much more. Unfortunately, many do not have access to audio description services. You may think that access to television or… Continue Reading More Access to Audio Description is Needed Worldwide
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!