A Practical Introduction to Audio Description and Described Video and Its Audiences
April 21, 6pm EST
This workshop will cover the practical elements of making films accessible to Blind and partially sighted audiences according to common specifications, best practices and guidelines as well as antiracist and anti discriminatory techniques. In addition we will hear from an audio description user about their experience in different settings and for different works. We will discuss one of the described (short) films in the festival as a jumping off point to a more nuanced discussion and invite you to screen the described film prior to attending the workshop.