Radio & Television

VoicePrint to describe NFB titles for visually impaired

TORONTO -- The non-profit group that operates the VoicePrint broadcast service has received a contract to describe selected National Film Board of Canada titles. AudioVision Canada, part of the National Broadcast Reading Service (NBRS), will create described versions of NFB films, including animation, to help people with a vision or hearing disability. These selected titles will be available on the NFB Web site. “We are so very proud and extremely delighted to be part of the vitally important task of making the uniquely Canadian works of the NFB fully accessible to all Canadians,” says Bob Trimbee, NBRS president. “When we...