ERIC Number: ED179196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Interpreting Television for Hearing Impaired Viewers: A Guidebook for Producers and Interpreters.
National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY.
This manual presents production guidelines and suggestions for use by commercial, public, and educational broadcast facilities that seek to provide television interpreting for the hearing impaired. Topics covered include a brief overview of the need for television services for this audience and the use of closed captioning and sign language to provide it; how to find a qualified interpreter; types of programs that should be interpreted or can be interpreted successfully, including special events and emergencies, news, entertainment, and commercials; tips for interpreters; local programming, including style of copy, previewing pretaped segments, studio placement, and reverse interpreting; and guidelines for such production considerations as lighting, camera and monitor placement, make-up and dress, and screen placement. (CMV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY.
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