1 Jul 2020

Audio Description Improving Access to the Arts

From Nights, 9:41 pm on 1 July 2020

Auckland company Audio Described Aotearoa has received international recognition for its efforts in providing audio description for blind and low vision arts patrons, particularly during New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown.

At its 2020 Achievement Awards in Audio Description, the American Council of the Blind presented eight awards to individuals and organisations for their outstanding contributions to the establishment and development of significant audio description programmes.

Co-director of Audio Described Aotearoa, Nicola Owen and Paul Brown join us.

Audio Descripber Nicola Owen talks into a stenomask.

Audio Descripber Nicola Owen talks into a stenomask. Photo: Arts Access Aotearoa

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