[LINK] RE: Captioned Movies
Thu, 15 Jun 2000 17:47:10 +1000
> >>So, I have to ask. Is there a problem with a blind person wanting to go
> >>the cinema with a sighted person? Don't know if they go alone though.
>You may be interested in
>which provides info on HREOC's recent inquiry into Captioned movies.
I will look thanks. I'll also pass it on :)
But on that token, I really hate captions. I occasionally use them on TV
(Teletext) when I need to turn the volume down for baby related reasons,
but in doing so I miss the often dynamic action or minor details of sets
Then again I'm a Producer/Director when I'm not in IT and pay particular
attention to film making techniques.
Like seeing MI2 last night I picked out the street signs and a sign that
wasn't suppose to be brought to the viewers attention.
Also if you watch the first superman movie, in the avalanche scene, look at
the bottom right hand corner, you can see a little distant man go running
off stage left. It was too costly to redo the scene and "no one woudl