Deaf Films & Viral Videos That Caught Our Eye



Deaf Films & Viral Videos That Caught Our Eye



Date:  14 Oct 2010

As U.S. President Barack Obama signs into law the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, access to the media will increase for deaf Americans. The Act requires television programming to be captioned on the Internet. This means in addition to watching regular and cable television programming or rented videos with closed captions, we can also view them on the internet or on mobile devices.

This is great news for Deaf Americans. This has, however, only increased our desire for more videos and films in American Sign Language. Thanks to rapid growth in technology and dropping cost of video cameras, increased choices of video editing applications and the ability to broadcast videos on the internet at little cost, production of deaf programming has become a hot trend in the deaf market.

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