MAKING FILMS MORE ACCESSIBLE TO ALL AUDIENCES AFI DOCS Industry Forum

MAKING

From audio description to live transcripts, captioning and other tools, there is a strong push toward making films more accessible to the widest array of audiences. But a necessary component in ensuring greater accessibility is what filmmakers can build into their production and post-production processes. In this highly informative workshop, a panel of filmmakers, WGBH’s Media Access Group and other experts addresses what filmmakers need to know about accessibility needs, best practices and available resources.

Moderator: Day Al-Mohamed


Panelists:

  • Jason DaSilva, Director (WHEN I WALK), President & Founder, AXS Film Fund
  • James LeBrecht, Director (CRIP CAMP)
  • Erin McCormack, Executive Producer, WXXI Public Media
  • Ira Miller, Production Manager, Media Access Group, WGBH
  • Nicole Newnham, Director (CRIP CAMP)
  • Renee Ruthel, Media Access Group, WGBH
  • Isaac Zablocki, Director of Film Programs at JCC Manhattan and the Director and co-founder of ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

Screenings

Virtual
Live June 24, 4:00 p.m. EDT with a recording available to view until June 27, 11:59 p.m. EDT

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Details

Running Time (minutes): 75

Accessibility: Closed Captions Available

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