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Who’s Audio Description for?
Audio Description is created for access for Blind and Low Vision users. But also, it can be helpful for audiences who need their eyes off the screen:
Headaches (close your eyes and keep watching)
Additionally, there are other uses for sighted audiences:
Capturing things you may have missed
Like listening to an audiobook, the narrator makes a difference to each individual audience member. Sometimes you might be looking forward to hearing an audiobook from a favorite book, and the narrator just doesn’t work for you. Other times there might be a book you may never have heard about and a narrator reads it, and you wanna hear it! Audio Description narrators for TV shows and movies are similar to that idea – that you may have different favorites than someone else, but you would like to know who’s who. Netflix recently required Narration professionals (and companies and describers, the writers) to be identified at the end of each video ahead of the credits. We’d like to connect these narrators to your favorite shows.
Why this website?
Here’s one place to list narrator credits, database of shows and movies and the narrators who provide them. Some websites cover the shows and movies, this is to link the specific narrators, and share some more narrator specific aspects of Audio Description.
Advocating this work helps with inclusion, by education of Audio Description, particularly it’s existence! Here’s a place to share the shows and movies audio description narrators have worked on, and other things you may find useful.