It reveals the man hiding behind the curtain with a gun, the dirty look passed across the dinner table or the chair pulled out from under grandpa’s backside. It builds pictures with words, of the young couple sitting in an orchard on a hot summer’s day; a boat gilding across smooth water on a moonlit night, a snow leopard silently stalking its prey on a rugged mountainside. Its aim, always, is to give the viewer the same information and experience as a sighted viewer.
The obvious examples are TV and film, but audio description is also used in online streaming, corporate training videos, charity videos, and of course the arts (theatre, dance, opera, galleries and museums). There are no limits to what we can help make more accessible for your audience.