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Civic Video makes commitment to access features

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National home entertainment video store Civic Video has begun a new online service to promote accessible DVDs.

Instigated by audio described DVD fan Jeff Parker, Civic Video realised that promoting audio described and captioned DVDs made perfect sense.  By promoting accessible product on its website and providing a database of accessible titles to each store location, Civic Video can reach more DVD fans who may otherwise find it difficult to recognise accessible movies. 

At this point in time, the website and database will cater for each month’s top 10 movies.

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Don't miss out on the action: cinema, DVDs, TV and more

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If vision impairment or blindness makes your experience with TV, DVDs or cinema a frustrating one, register now for a free information session about audio description on 21 August in Burwood and find out how this service can benefit you.

The session will cover how audio description can improve access to media such as TV, cinema, DVDs and the arts, for people who are blind or vision impaired.

Presented by Blind Citizens Australia and Media Access Australia, the session will let you know how audio description can help you and how and where you can find it.

Attendees will:

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Latest Figures on Audio Described DVDs - July 2010

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Audio described DVD titles on new release shelves during the month of July 2010 stand at 26% of all titles.

Audio described DVD titles on new release shelves during the month of July 2010 stand at 26% of all titles.

The DVD titles released since May 2010 with audio description are:

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Corrections to Universal audio described DVDs

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Universal Studios Home Entertainment has released two titles to the market that incorrectly state their audio description access.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has released two titles to the market that incorrectly state their audio description access.

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