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European study on accessible television

An international survey on accessible television in Europe is being carried out at the University of Seville (Spain). The brief survey aims to find out the opinion of the users of the subtitling, audio description and sign language services on the BBC. All answers will remain totally anonymous. If you have any questions about the survey, […]

Captioning Awareness Week 2017

Captioning Awareness Week 2017

This week marks the third annual Captioning Awareness Week (6th-11th November) run by the charity Stagetext. The organisation is asking you to be a Caption Hero in a bid to raise awareness of captioning to people with hearing loss across the UK. There are different ways you can become a Caption hero: Attend a captioned […]

Subtitled movies at BFI London Film Festival 2017

Good news for film fans! The BFI London Film Festival has announced that they will have a number of accessible screenings of films playing throughout the festival run. These are movies in spoken english provided with english language subtitles and descriptions of non-dialogue audio. Public bookings for these screenings open today from 10am (14th September) […]

Captioning Awareness Week 2016

Captioning Awareness Week

Captioning Awareness Week will take place from 14th-19th November this year. The event, led by Stagetext, aims to raise awareness of captioning and live subtitling for people with hearing loss across the UK. This year, supporters are being asked to ‘put their name in a frame’ across social media to achieve this goal. They are being encouraged to […]

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