Advice & Support

Developing Deaf audiences for film

At least 1 in 6 people in the UK are affected by deafness. This number incorporates a wide range of experiences and forms of communication, but no matter the specific need, the d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing deserve to be able to enjoy the cinemaWe created this guide to help you understand the challenges Deaf people experience in the cinema and what your cinema or film festival can do to make the experience pleasurable, welcoming and well-presented.

Research supported by BFI Film Audience Network

 

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