20210722 – Describing race, skin color, ethnicity, gender and disability in todays audio description

“Diversity: Describing Race, Skin Color, Ethnicity, Gender, and Disability within Contemporary Audio Description:
Attendees heard a direct and thoughtful discussion by a panel of audio description experts on the importance of diversity within the field, how to describe in today’s diverse world, and reflected on what consumers want to hear in their descriptions.
Moderator: Kim Charlson, Audio Description Project Co-Chair, Watertown, MA
♦ Dr. Rachel Hutchinson, Project and Community Engagement Manager, Royal Holloway, University of London, Inclusive Description for Equality and Access (IDEA) #InclusiveAD, London, UK
♦ Thomas Reid, Reid My Mind Radio, Stroudsburg, PA
♦ Cheryl Green, Audio Describer/Voicer, Portland, OR
♦ Maria Vicky Diaz, Ph.D., Dicapta Foundation, Oviedo, FL
♦ Renee Arrington-Johnson, Audio Description Consumer, Member, ACB ADP Steering Committee, Lyndhurst, OH
Co-sponsored by: ADP and MCAC

  • Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 22″