ADLIB

ADA has provided a ‘virtual library’ of AD-related reports which can be downloaded to read at your leisure.

The reports are as follows:

Purveyors of Happiness:  The report of the first national Audio Description Conference which took place in 1997

Laughter Lines project:  an Arts Council England funded project which offers excellent advice on describing physical comedy.

Designed and managed by Louise Fryer and Bridge Crowley

A comparative study of audio description guidelines prevalent in different countries.

Sonali Rai, Joan Greening and Leen Petrie.  RNIB 2010.

Do we need 3D audio description guidelines? Recommendations from focus group study.

Joan Greening.  RNIB 2011.

ITC Guidance on standards for audio description.

Veronika Hyks.  Independent Television Commission.  2000

RNIB International AD exchange study: observations from a focus group study.

Sonali Rai.  RNIB 2011

Talking images guide - Museums, galleries and heritage sites:  improving access for blind and partially sighted people.

RNIB and VocalEyes 2003.

Talking images research - Museums, galleries and heritage sites: improving access for blind and partially sighted people.

RNIB and VocalEyes 2003.

World Blind Union toolkit on providing, delivering and campaigning for audio description on television and film.

Sonali Rai and Leen Petrie.  World Blind Union 2011.

Download files: