Navigating the Compliance Landscape of Described Video in Canada

2024-02-10T08:06:13-05:00Categories: Accessibility Act, Accessibility Legislations, Audio Description, Compliance, CRTC, Described Video, Legal, Regulations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In today's media landscape, accessibility is not just a courtesy; it's a legal requirement. For media producers and broadcasters in Canada, understanding and adhering to these regulations, especially from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), and standards from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is crucial. This

Why Should My Production Provide Described Video?

2022-04-04T10:07:34-05:00Categories: Described Video|Tags: , , , , |

According to the CNIB, every 12 minutes someone in Canada begins to lose their eyesight. In fact, researchers estimate that more than one million Canadians are blind or partially sighted. That number is estimated to be 30 times higher in the US. It is no secret that our population is