Making your films and/or video content more accessible to audiences with disabilities.

  • Matchbox’s How to source, edit and screen subtitle files

This is a guide to using the most widely accessible, free resources online to produce quality descriptive subtitles in the interest of equal access for all.

  • Kapwing – caption your videos for free

The Kapwing subtitler is the web’s #1 tool for adding subtitles to your video. Research shows that videos with captions on social media get significantly higher engagement than videos without subtitles. This editor allows you to burn subtitles into video directly, so that the captions appear on any platform the video gets shared to. Kapwing’s subtitle editor supports videos of a variety of file formats and sizes, for free!

  • Film Access Materials Database:

Sidecard is an online database designed to record and track access materials made for films. Users can search and upload details of descriptive subtitles, audio description files and other materials related to cinema accessibility.


  • SQIFF Accessibility Guide

This guide is for film exhibitors of any size which want to embed Deaf and Disabled access into their programming and across their work.

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