Closed captioning has become ubiquitous in the video industry. It’s required on all videos for broadcast and streaming services. But what’s this Audio Description stuff that you occasionally get requests for?
Audio Description is an audio track containing both the original audio and descriptions of the visual, written to act as the eyes of a blind person.
Audio Description for Blind People has 3 elements that go into the service:
- Audio recording
- Audio editing
Audio Description is more art than science, but there’s definitely a technique to it. You have to let the story tell itself.