Describer Cafés 2022-23

Last Friday of the month at 11 am Pacific Time

Join us on the last Friday of the month at 11 am Pacific Time for an online Zoom conversation around the art of audio description and arts access, hosted by Amy Amantea.

Suitable for audio describers, AD users, access providers, artists and anyone interested sharing skills and resources. Join our Pro D mailing list to receive invitations and Zoom links.

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Schedule 2022-23

Friday, September 30: Describer Check-in, share your projects, discoveries and challenges.

Friday, October 28: Creative Access in Dance Description, with Andrea Cownden.

Friday, November 25: Describing Fight Choreography, with Clement Chou.

Friday, January 27, 2023: Making Dance Meaningful for a Non-visual Audience, with Naomi Brand.

Friday, February 24: Pro-tactile Interpretation in Theatre with DeafBlind advocate and educator, Ryan Ollis

Friday, March 31: Audio Description Standards and Certification in Film and Television, an update from the USA, with Deborah Lewis.

Friday, April 28: Breaking the Rules: why the world needs more filmmakers with disabilities, with Reid Davenport and Cheryl Green.

Friday, May 26: Creative Description as Prose with neurodivergent artist, Veronique West.

Friday, June 30: Blind Narrators in Audio Description with Melissa Hope from Descriptive Video Works.

Friday, July 28: Creative Access: Making Circus Performance Accessible with Erin Ball from Kingston Circus Arts.