Audio Description Presentation a Hit
Be sure to catch our recent Zoom presentation “Nothing About Us Without Us” to learn about audio description from three well-known voice talents: Roy Samuelson, Thomas Reid and Satauna Howery. Learn how audio description was created by people who were blind, why it is a rapidly growing career field for those without vision, and why there is a push in the entertainment industry to market it to people with vision.
Watch the presentation below!
About our Presenters:
Roy Samuelson has voiced thousands of audio description scripts for blockbuster films and series, including Spider-Man: No Way Home and How I Met Your Father series. He’s also a consultant, and catalyst for quality and excellence in audio description, through inclusion of blind professionals in every aspect of audio description. He advocates for all aspects of AD to be in parity to sighted audiences.
Thomas Reid is an audio producer, voice talent, audio description narrator and advocate. He’s the host and producer of Reid My Mind Radio, a podcast where he pairs narrative storytelling, music and sound design to introduce listeners to compelling people impacted by all degrees of blindness and disability. Occasionally, he shares stories from his own experience as a man adjusting to becoming Blind as an adult.
Satauna Howery’s voice can be heard across the world in commercials, corporate training, audio books, eLearning, animation, video games and more. She has recorded hundreds of commercials, narrations, training videos and other projects for some of the nation’s top companies. Her company, Sautana’s Voiceovers, won a pitch competition for blind entrepreneurs, and she hired other people who are blind with the prize money.