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I wanted to share with you an exciting new development here at John Hauber Productions. Because your time is probably tight, the short version will come first, with a lengthier explanation further down.   Effective today, most episodic shows described by us, and some select movies, will include a line on the DV track, during […]

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Every week, we at John Hauber Productions get two or three calls and emails from people who would like to purchase described movies and television shows. Unfortunately, our answer is always the same: while we have described thousands of hours, and have most of that material backed up on our systems, we are not allowed […]

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Video description reinstated for US networks

Last October, President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, opening the doors for the FCC to reinstate the mandate for Video Description on US networks which had first seen the light in 2001.   Back then, the US, Canada and the UK were all roughly at the same early stages […]

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It’s that time of year again!

Christmas, New Year, Hannukah… it all translates into a time for feel-good movies! This year is no exception, and some Canadian broadcasters are going at it full-swing. Look for described versions of the movies Click, RV, Deck the Halls, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and, one of our personal favourites… ET! All coming soon, and […]

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