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Watching Mischief Movie Night In With Audio Description

Watching Mischief Movie Night In With Audio Description

Over the weekend, my friend and I had the awesome opportunity to watch Mischief Movie Night In with audio description. We’re both huge fans of The Play That Goes Wrong, so when we learned that Mischief was going to be doing a virtual broadcast that…

Creating Audio Description For Fireworks

Creating Audio Description For Fireworks

Recently, one of my friends asked me if I had any tips for creating audio description for fireworks, as they had missed getting to watch fireworks now that they lived in an area where there weren’t many. While I can’t make fireworks appear in the…

Creating Audio Description For Primary Source Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Primary Source Videos With YouDescribe

In the last few days, there has been a surge in the number of primary source videos that are being shared on social media and by news outlets. Many of these videos only have a few words spoken, yet tell a powerful story about what…

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed that many of my friends and people around me have started creating different beautiful art and craft projects, ranging from paintings of their pets to knitting and crocheting blankets. Many of them follow along with videos that they…

Creating Audio Description For Dance Tutorials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Dance Tutorials With YouDescribe

Recently, a lot of organizations from around the world have been posting online dance classes and dance tutorials on YouTube and across social media in order to help inspire the love of dance in others. I received a question from a reader asking for tips…

Watching Twelfth Night With Audio Description From The National Theatre

Watching Twelfth Night With Audio Description From The National Theatre

This week, the National Theatre in London is featuring the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night on their YouTube channel as part of their National Theatre At Home series. I was beyond excited to learn that in addition to streaming the play for free, Twelfth Night would…

Watching One World: Together At Home With Audio Description and Be My Eyes

Watching One World: Together At Home With Audio Description and Be My Eyes

For the special One World: Together At Home broadcast, Be My Eyes teamed up with several corporate partners and volunteers to create audio description for audiences with low vision and blindness so that they would be able to follow along with the program. While the…

8 Myths About Audio Description

8 Myths About Audio Description

Confession- I never used audio description until my first year in college, because I had believed one of the common myths about audio description and assumed that it wouldn’t be beneficial for someone with low vision like me. I was thrilled to discover that I…

Creating Audio Description For Science Experiments With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Science Experiments With YouDescribe

Today, I received a question from a science teacher asking if I had any tips for creating audio description for science experiments and science lab videos. Since they were going to be posting videos of science experiments to a class website, they wanted to ensure…

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

My friends and I love trying out new recipes, and one of our sources for inspiration is recipe videos that we find on social media that show different cooking techniques or flavor profiles we otherwise wouldn’t have thought of. However, a lot of these videos…

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

Over the last few weeks, I have seen a large number of animal videos on my social media feeds, and questions about how to write video descriptions for animal videos on social media. From penguins wandering around an aquarium to people’s dogs smiling at the…

Things I Learned From The Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program

Things I Learned From The Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program that is offered by 3Play Media, and I learned a lot of new things about video accessibility and how to create video content that is accessible to people…

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- Rijksmuseum

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- Rijksmuseum

It’s always fun to explore museums, landmarks, and national parks in real life, though a growing number of places are now supporting virtual tours and virtual field trips so that people can visit these amazing places no matter where they are in the world. It’s…

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

I recently received a question from a reader about free apps that can be used to create video tutorials on the iPad. My favorite app to do this is the free Shadow Puppet app, which doesn’t require an account and can be used by people…

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, many companies begin to release their creative commercials that will be airing during the big game, which is a great opportunity for creating audio description for commercials with YouDescribe. This way, people with visual impairments can…