Audio Description

Audio description – also referred to as AD, video description or video narration – is where a narrator describes the scene in your video content for those who cannot see it.

Gumball with French Audio Description

BTI Studios provided Turner with French audio description for their kids' cartoon The Amazing World of Gumball. 

Moonlight with English Audio Description

Moonlight trailer with subtitles and AD. Shown by kind permission of Altitude Film Entertainment

At BTI Studios we are passionate about helping you to connect with the growing audience of visually impaired people

BTI Studios is an expert in the field of audio description and has been producing high-quality, cost-effective audio description for film and television companies and their audiences for 20 years.

I need audio description but I don’t know where to start!

Don’t worry – we’re here to guide you every step of the way and are keen to make things as easy as possible for you. All you need to do is send us your content and we will produce an audio description script. Once we have an approved script we record the video description in our in-house studios. We can then send it back in the appropriate format for your media platform.

I need to make my film accessible to BFI specifications

To make your film fully accessible we offer theatrical audio description and hard of hearing subtitles as a full solution. We’re experts in providing AD and subtitles to BFI specifications, and can offer a speedy turnaround in time for your film release or film festival. Please see our Vimeo channel for examples of our accessible cinema work. We also provide a re-versioning service for both AD and SDH subtitles to make your film fully accessible on VOD, DVD and Blu-ray too.

Audio Description Process