Thomas talks AD on Twenty Thousand Hertz

From the episode A Thousand Words: Audio description allows you to enjoy a movie or TV show without the need for any visuals. But how do these narrators strike the right tone for a scene? How do the writers decide what needs to be described? And what’s in store for the future of described audio? In honor of Blindness Awareness Month, this is a brand new story about the world of Audio Description. Featuring AD Narrator Roy Samuelson and AD experts Thomas Reid and Melody Goodspeed.

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By Cheryl

An access artist focused on creative, culturally-responsive captions and audio description, podcaster, and filmmaker. 2017 AIR New Voices Scholar, 2020 DOC NYC New Leader, Member-Owner at New Day Films since 2016.