RECORDING, MIXING, DELIVERING AUDIO DESCRIPTION
Barcelona – 20th March, 2019 – SF and UAB
ADLAB-PRO’s fourth Multiplier Event has been organized by Sound Focus and the University of Barcelona, at the Residència d’Investigadors on the 20th March 2019. The workshop has presented the results of the of the project and focused on a crucial stage in the audio description value chain. Recording, mixing and delivering audio description. This second step in the production process of audio description needs to have a careful input from both human voice and sound technology. Sound is a dynamic value, and much of the audiovisual impact depends on sound. Understanding and dealing with sound (both AD and the original soundtrack) in a professional way will secure the quality of audio description and a satisfactory reception.
The workshop, presented during a hands-on session organized in Barcelona in 2019, and collocated with the 8th ARSAD conference, the Advanced Research Seminar on Audio Description, gave an insight in the final step of the production phase creating audio description. More specifically, it has detailed:
– production processes in Europe: sound in audio description;
– next Generation Audio accessibility features;
– AD for social media and advertising in the USA: disability ethics and the production processes.
Here the materials of the fourth Multiplier Event:
- ME4 Agenda
- ME4 Report
- ADLAB PRO Overview and results | Slides
- AD Postscriptum | Slides
- Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) | Slides