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VocalEye Pro D | Describer Café

Friday July 29, 2022 at 11 am Pacific Time online via Zoom | Free to register!

VocalEye Describer Cafés take place on the last Friday of the month at 11 am Pacific Time via Zoom. Events are free and open to audio describers, students, users of audio description, access providers, artists, performers and anyone interested in arts accessibility and professional development.

Topics and conversation centre on the art of audio description and arts access for people who are blind and partially sighted.

If this is your first Describer Café, please register here

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Mark your calendars for the following dates at 11 am Pacific Time:

Fri Feb 4: Actor-led Audio Description, a creative approach to AD, with Jo Mously and Tessa Parr from Hear the Picture

Fri Feb 25: Touch Tours and Pandemic Pivots, with veteran UK audio describer and trainer, Roz Chalmers

Fri Mar 25: Making Festivals Accessible, with special guests Alex Covell from Festival.org London; Rebecca Singh from Luminato Festival Toronto; and Anika Vervecken from PuSh Festival Vancouver

Fri Apr 29: Young Describers, how we can support and work with children as Audio Describers, with freelance audio describer, Jenny Stewart-Cosgrove

Fri May 27: Access from the User’s Point of View, host Amy Amantea and special guest Pam Horton compare notes about living with disability and advocating for greater access and inclusion.

Fri Jun 24: Low Vision Friendly: Access by the Artist, special guests Bailey Bates and Shea Heatherington share their approaches to making their recent production accessible without traditional audio description

Fri Jul 29: Making Zoos, Gardens and Baseball More Accessible with Magan Harms, Art and Culture Director at Mind’s Eye Radio in Missouri.

Events are recorded and will be made available on our new website when it launches sometime in 2022.