We present a process and its analysis for live audio description of a fashion show that contained only music and no dialogue. Our findings suggest that using a con-tent expert with a process that combines conventional audio description techniques with colour commentary techniques to allow emotion and excitement as well as description of the important visual elements is enjoyable and entertaining for blind, low-vision and sighted audiences. In addition, we found that about 60 percent of the content of the live show could be described in a timely manner. Finally, we found that the describer added about three times as many descriptions from a prepared script as were omitted.
Udo, JP and Fels, Deborah I., "RE-FASHIONING FASHION: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF A LIVE AUDIO DESCRIBED FASHION SHOW" (2009). Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management Publications and Research. Paper 17.
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