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Posted: Thursday 19 January, 2017

Describing Audio Description

The 2016 Digital Writers' Festival featured a fantastic session called Describing Audio Description, featuring professional audio describers Will McRostie and Lara Torr talking all things AD.   The Digital Writers' Festival (DWF), brought to you by the Emerging Writers' Festival, is an annual celebration and inquiry into writers and writing...

Posted: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Access2Arts, Credit Union Christmas Pageant and RSB

Snow flakes swirl inside the Snow Dome - the snowman family in their scarves and hats are loving the cold. Dad, Mum, Master and Miss Snowman’s helpers look ready for Christmas in green and red overalls with big white buttons.

Access2Arts, in partnership with Beyond Bank, the Royal Society for the Blind, and Radio Adelaide, will, for the first time, be live audio describing the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant on Saturday 14 November from 10.00am broadcasting on 101.5 FM. Acknowledged as the traditional start of the festive season, children (of all ages)...

Posted: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio description takes access out of this world

A photograph of the planet Pluto, a grey and white orb against pitch black space.

While the world was abuzz with the passage of NASA's 'New Horizons' satellite by our solar system's furthest planet, Access2Arts Audio Describer, Will McRostie, was approached by Triple J to describe the event to listeners. Following the appearance of Describer, Lara Torr, on the nations your radio broadcaster to speak about...

Posted: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio Describing A New Music CD

Emma Bennison sits beneath a bright spotlight within an otherwise dark room. She sits at a piano and sings into a microphone.

Guest Blogger: Emma Bennison I will be known to some of you as the Co-CEO of Arts Access Australia, but as as I have said previous blog, I am also a singer/song-writer. My new album, “Fine Line” is making history because I made it to be accessible to people who are blind or Deaf. The...