John and Craig take a deep look at how descriptive audio for the blind works, with clips from Daredevil and an interview with a woman who does it for a living. It’s a fascinating form of writing, with many of the same challenges screenwriters face.
Also this week: Capitals, capitalization, the WGA financial numbers, and answers to a bunch of listener questions.
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- Capitals for iOS
- MovieBob Reviews: Pixels (NSFW)
- Subtitling for screenwriters on johnaugust.com
- Can you reference specific, proper-noun products/songs/locations/etc. in your screenplay? on screenwriting.io
- 2015 WGAw Annual Report to Writers
- Bathsheba Sculptures
- Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools
- Outro by Matthew Chilelli (send us yours!)
You can download the episode here: AAC | mp3.
UPDATE 7-31-15: The transcript of this episode can be found here.