On this page we list all the information we are given about audio
outside of the United States. This page
was last updated in December 2019. YOUR updates are most
welcome; please send them to the webmaster via the link at the bottom of
Audio Description Worldwide Consortium (Prof Francisco Lima,
Describe the Invisible (Library of educational materials in
Russian and English, a video library of described movies in Russian,
English, and Ukranian, and Blog. Basic website is in
love theatre and I’m blind. Here’s how that works.
(a 3-year project, 2011-2014, on AD financed by the European Union;
final report available)
- There was a conference on Audio Description
Audio Description: the Art of Access, in October 2016 in London,
England. Use the link for audio recordings and more information.
- There was a seminar on Audio Description
ARSAD International Seminar on Audio Description, March 2017 in
Barcelona, Spain. The link takes you to past seminar information.
- London Featured Museums
London Beyond Sight (Audio Description of London Landmarks from
[Link repaired August '18]
Parliament (tactile tours for blind and partially sighted
- Canada (separate page)
- United Kingdom
Movies and DVDs
- Germany and Austria
- A company called
Greta & Starks offers a
free IOS or Android app
with description tracks for over 100 movies in German.
Horfilm gGmbH (DHG: information on German and Austrian TV,
films, and DVDs with audio description; in German)
- Bayerischer Rundfunk (Audio description for TV, movies,
DVDs; in German)
- Note that DVDs in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria usually
start with a voice announcement about description that can be
activated at that point by pressing the Select button.
- United Kingdom
Consumer and Commercial Services (includes Performing Arts)