Engagements

I'll next be speaking 

#allyTO CONFERENCE October 15–16, 2018, Telus Digital, 25 York St., Toronto

I'll be speaking about why caption editing is so important for accessibility for Deaf/HoH folks & all users of captions—as well as sharing some tips. Looking forward to the other speakers, too!
More info about the speaker lineup here: http://conf.a11yto.com/speakers
A few tix remain.

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 4 – Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
INDUSTRY WORKSHOP, ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto Closing Night
Presented by Festival Sponsor Accessible Media Inc., RAFFTO presents the second annual industry-focused workshop on production of accessible tech, through Audio Description and captioning practices.

 

Click on the underlined links below to listen to and read the transcript of the interview I did with Matt Galloway on CBC Radio 1's Metro Morning program about D/deaf accessibility in Toronto cinemas.

Interview:Engagements

CBC streaming link

Click on one of the following transcript versions:

.doc file CBC Metro Morning Feb 23 2018 interview How accessible are Toronto movie theatres for deaf people

.pdf file CBC Metro Morning Feb 23 2018 interview How accessible are Toronto movie theatres for deaf people

Middle-aged woman dressed in black and wearing a button with the CC icon standing inf front of a radio studio door with the lable Studio 430.
CBC Toronto, February 23, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

My interview at Mohawk College's Accessible Media Production course about the need for captions will be up shortly.

Author at Mohawk College, Accessible Media Program, shown in front of a screen with her logo for Reel Words projected, with the slogan No More Craptions!, and Vanessa Wells, Editor at the bottom. Black and white photo with screen at left, Vanessa at right, gesturing while speaking.

 

Got creative film students or reticent corporate folk balking at adding subtitles or captions to visuals?

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We'll reply faster than you can say "concession stand"!