Servicing clients in the UK, Europe, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. Delivering industry-standard scripts (.esf file) and associated professionally recorded sound files for a wide selection of films and programmes spanning comedy, drama, horror, children’s, documentary and promotional materials. Trained in Audio Description for Screen at City University, London (2010).
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Exploring the potential for audio description to add value, and to add value to audio description
[Current] Providing research and audio description as part of the AD4Games project under Dr Xiaochun Zhang
[Current] Coordinating Australasian chapter of Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE-AU) initiative to encourage children and young people who are blind or have low vision to become critically engaged with audio description
Representing The Body: Contemporary Media Discourse and The Real, Glasgow Caledonian University. April 2023)
'Finding the dynamic: an audio describer’s approach to delivering interactive audio description for games' (presented at Advanced Research Seminar on Audio Description - ARSAD, Barcelona, April 2023)
‘How do I Look?: Reflections on the Challenges and Opportunities of audio describing a fashion show’ (presented at Unlimited! 3, University of Antwerp, February 2022)
[Current] Author of ‘Audio Description’ Unit for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificates to provide nationally recognised competencies in the Expanded Core Curriculum (Project led by Dr Melissa Fanshawe, University of Southern Queensland/Vision Australia (currently in testing ahead of accreditation by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
‘The Ethics of Audio Description: Whose team are we on?’ (presented at Screenwriting Research Network International Conference, Oxford, September 2021)
‘Moving from a Vacuum to the Living Room: the engagement of the consumer in audio description for screen’ (presented at The Łódź-ZHAW Duo Colloquium on Translation and Meaning, University of Lodz, Poland, December 2020)
‘The limits and possibilities of audio describing silent film’ (presented at Blind Creations Conference, Royal Holloway University, June 2015. Recording available here)
Are you a young person who is blind or has low vision ? Do you access TV, films, streaming platforms, theatre or galleries at school, at home or out with friends and family? Share what you think about the way something is audio described, and what impact it had on you. Find out more here
'Guided exposure to audio description: from 'what's that?' to 'I want that!': becoming a discerning and demanding user of audio description'