SignMedia develops easy to use free language tools in English, Austrian, French, Italian and Swedish sign language. These are tools for modern media producers and entrepreneurs who want to setup and run their own business.
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The world of media production offers an increasingly rich source of employment opportunities for deaf graduates and professionals. However, the constant communication through written English can prove a barrier for sign language users. With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, the Sign Media project aims to br
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Here's a recap of a recent UK conference about improving safety for deaf, hard of hearing and migrant workers -
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See It, Sign It, Be Safe - Online Conference Recap How to protect and increase the safety of workers while supporting employment opportunities for deaf, hearing impaired and migrant workers in your organisati...
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SignMedia training this week. #filmmaking #frenchsignlanguage #italiansignlanguage #internationalsignlanguage 🇮🇹 🇫🇷 🇬🇧
We are pleased for another successful final transnational meeting, for Sign Media Vocational Training. It was a pleasure seeing all partners virtually.
Teenager teaches thousands of people sign language after being inspired by her brother: https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/isabella-signs-youtube-down-syndrome-18521993
walesonline.co.uk Isabella Evans, 14, has 200,000 online followers
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To all professionals in the film, television, theatre, entertainment and arts world, join the challenge to post a photo of you in your job. Just a picture, no description. The goal is to flood social media with our profession. Copy the text and post a pic.
Get signing with your kids, nieces, nephews, godchildren, neighbours and friends. Enjoy!
Trying to keep the kids busy? Why not watch this BSL story-telling of The Three Little Pigs! There is even a glossary for those of you who want to learn the specific signs seen in the story on the website: https://bslzone.co.uk/watch/three-little-pig
this is the live launch video - https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=207317287107549&ref=notif¬if_id=1593008292733884¬if_t=live_video
Imprenditrice sorda Consuelo Agnesi:
Nome dell’attività /Impresa: Architettura STUDIOINMOVIMENTO – Studio associato di Arch. Consuelo Agnesi e Arch. Maria Grazia Bianchini Il tuo Nome ed il tuo ...
Deaf Business owner Dietmar Tuscher discusses his wine business: https://youtu.be/CV5MjDAnyBM
For more information about the business visit:
If you want tools, training and information on how to start, run and grow your own business go to:
Dietmar Tuscher, a winemaker from Seggauberg discusses his business. For more information about the business visit: http://www.buschenschank-tuscher.at If yo...
Deaf Business owner Valeria Olivotti – Case Study
Company name - “One Sense By Valla”
Business sector - restaurant and bar // Address - Via Alessandro Cialdi 35, Rome - "Garbatella" zone // page "one sense", instagram "onesenseroma", whatsapp 3668173898, email [email protected] // contact person: Valeria Olivott
Unique restaurant where every disability and diversity meets and we are all together, without prejudice and with the curiosity of knowing the different worlds coexisting in the society. It is a one-of-a-kind restaurant where deaf staff can excel and work together with hearing people. The place is accessible to all people who have an "higher gear". 360 degree integration! This is our slogan. The owners, mom and daughter, with great courage and after many battles lifelong, set up this company to ensure that, despite all, it's nice to be all together and demonstrate to the world that diversity and disability are not scary, it is enough to give tools and trust , only in this way we can live in a better world: remove the prejudice. The restaurant has an open kitchen, wheelchair accessible tables, extra lights for the visually impaired people, bilingual deaf staff, kitchen staff from various ethnic backgrounds, and that's not all ... we focus mostly on giving so much love to make everyone feel at home, no one excluded and we are all together. We registered our own brand because we believe in our innovative and unique project. Our food and beverages are tailor-made and we will continue this way to give emotions, experiences to our customers all over the world, we are at the beginning, we like challenges, we are not afraid and we always continue to design, improve and shape this great restaurant, it is important to the society in my opinion. The world responded well to ONESENSE, also international customers come to visit us and they are all enthusiastic!
Ristorante unico dove ogni disabilità e diversità incontra e si sta tutti insieme, senza pregiudizi e con la curiosità di conoscere i vari mondi della societ...
Evento di presentazione del progetto SME
Quando? Giovedì 25 giugno 2020
Orario ? 17:00 GMT (in Inghilterra), 18:00 CET (in Italia)
Durata: 1 ora
Dove? Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/signmediasmart/
Presentato in Segni Internazionali da Claudio Baj, coop. ALBA
• Introduzione al progetto, contesto e partner
• Vetrina dell'app del glossario
• Vetrina dei materiali di supporto
• Esempi dei casi di studio
• Live Q e A
SignMedia Enterprise, progetto UE, è rivolto agli imprenditori sordi, ai liberi professionisti e alle persone intraprendenti in Austria, Italia e Regno Unito che desiderano strumenti, formazione e informazioni su come iniziare, proseguire e far ampliare la propria attività imprenditoriale. Il progetto ha creato un'app di glossario online contenente 500 termini specifici con definizioni espresse in specifiche lingue dei segni nazionali (BSL, ÖGS e LIS) e altri 100 termini in segni internazionali.
La presentazione offrirà ai partecipanti l'opportunità di incontrare il team del progetto europeo, vedere come funziona il dizionario specifico, capire come utilizzare il glossario e le risorse di supporto e chiedere domande. Per tutta la durata dell’evento vengono utilizzati i segni internazionali e non è prevista la partecipazione dell’interprete.
E’ rivolto a imprenditori sordi, liberi professionisti e individui intraprendenti che desiderano strumenti, formazione e informazioni su come avviare, gestire e far crescere la propria attività in qualsiasi settore. L'evento sarà rilevante anche per gli aspiranti imprenditori che desiderano lavorare in proprio e per gli interpreti che desiderino ampliare il proprio bagaglio linguistico.
L'evento è gratuito. Si prega di registrarsi per inviando un'e-mail a [email protected]
SME Live Launch Event
Thursday 25 th June 2020
5pm GMT 6pm CET
Platform – Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/signmediasmart/ the link will be posted here on the day
Delivered in IS by Claudio Baj, ALBA
Introduction to the project, context and partners
Showcase of the glossary app
Showcase of the supporting materials
Example case studies
Live Q and A
The SignMedia Enterprise, EU project, is for deaf entrepreneurs, freelancers and enterprising
individuals in Austria, Italy and the UK who want tools, training and information on how to start, run
and grow their own business. The project has created an online glossary app containing 500 business
relevant terms with signed and written definitions in each of the national sign languages, and over
100 terms in international sign.
The live launch event will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet the EU project team, find
out about the project, be walked through how to use the glossary and supporting resources and ask
questions. The event will be delivered in International Sign.
The event is aimed at deaf entrepreneurs, freelancers and enterprising individuals who want tools,
training and information on how to start, run and grow their own business in any sector. The event
will also be relevant to deaf students who want to be self-employed.
The event may also be of interest to interpreters and interpreting students.
The event is free. Please register for a place by emailing [email protected]
Live broadcast of the European Erasmus + project "SignMedia Enterprise" on 25 June at 17 GMT (London).
The link to participate will be posted here https://www.facebook.com/signmediasmart/
Here is the video in International Signs with all the information of the event.
#erasmusplus #europeanprojects #deaf #signmedia
Deaf Business owner Sabine Wallner discusses the McBee studio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRYcVQEszmo
Sabine Wallner, artist, discusses the McBee studio based in Graz. For more information about the business visit:
If you want tools, training and information on how to start, run and grow your own business go to: https://signmediaenterprise.com
Sign Media Enterprise Case Study 1 Sabine Wallner, artist, discusses the McBee studio based in Graz. For more information about the business visit: http://ww...
Signed Selfie Competition
Somebody lucky out there is going to win a 50 Euro Amazon voucher this week…
All you have to do is:
1 – make a signed video selfie saying “FIND YOUR POWER”
2 – tag it so it links to our special business resource for Deaf professionals
3 – send us the link!
It’s as easy as that…
FIND YOUR POWER!
Here’s Claudio doing the sign:
More info here:
And if you want to find out more about this project for entrepreneurs, freelancers and enterprising individuals – go here: www.signmediaenterprise.com
🎥Here a second short example from one of the Austrian SMVT-participants. Also done on the first course day! Great work!🎥👍
Etwas spät, aber hier ein kurzer Zusammenschnitt eines Videos, das von einer SMVT-KursteilnehmerIn bereits am Kursanfang gemacht wurde. Tolle Arbeit!
🎥A short example of one video, which was produced by an Austrian SMVT-course participants. She made it already at the beginning of the course! Well done!🎥👍
Hier noch ein Beispiel, das bereits am ersten Tag von einer SMVT-Kursteilnehmerin produziert wurde! Super gemacht!
SMVT- UK training course. Well Done to you all on your fabulous short films.
🎥Bloopers" from the SMVT-shooting! Enjoy😀
🎥Hoppalas🎥 von den SMVT-Filmaufnahmen. Viel Spaß 😀
Exciting last two course days: Information about the film set, film editing etc. And finally, the participants had to produce their own short films! They did a great job!👍🎞
Der dritte und vierte Tag waren aufregend: Informationen über das Filmset, Filmbearbeitung usw. Dann mussten die TeilnehmerInnen selber ihre Kurzfilme machen! Gratuliere zu den tollen Filmen👍🎞
FIND YOUR POWER
Our new online resource for deaf entrepreneurs, SignMedia Enterprise, will help you set up and manage your own business.
We will give you all the information, tools and language you need to make a success of being self employed OR set up your own company.
We want you to help us celebrate this exciting new project by making a “signed video selfie” of the project slogan:
“FIND YOUR POWER!”
You can win a prize of a 50 Euro Amazon voucher! More info here:
🎥The second day of the course "My Media My Live" in Austria. 🎥 A short summary.
🎥 My Media My Live 🎥
Here are some impressions from the first day of the course in Austria. The particpants produced already their first video. As subject they could chose whatever they wanted. The vidoes were interesting, informativ and funny too. Hopefully you will see some short examples here soon - either today or in the next days.
👍Keep up the good work👍
🎥 Meine Medien, Mein Leben - 1. Kurstag 🎥
Hier ein paar Bilder vom ersten Kurstag. Die TeilnehmerInnen haben schon ein erstes Video gemacht. Das Thema konnte jede(r) selber auswählen. Die Videos waren interessant, spannend und auch lustig! Wenn alles klappt, könnt ihr heute oder morgen hier zwei oder drei kurze Beispiele der Videos sehen.
👍Den TeilnehmerInnen weiter viel Spaß!👍
The AT-course "My Media My Life" starts today!
Have fun, enjoy and make great films!
Vous voulez vous initier aux techniques du montage vidéo, connaître les secrets de la production de documentaires ou de films, ouvrir votre chaîne Youtube ? Inscrivez-vous à la formation Sign Media Vocational Training en ligne du 8 au 11 juin 2020 ! Formation par Louis Neethling et Sandrine Herman en LSF et SI.
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The SignMedia Vocational Training is running a practical 4 day course online. It is aimed at deaf media professionals and those wanting to break into the media industry. It will be running from 1st - 4th June 2020. Booking is essential and you must register for a place as numbers are limited!
Do you think all children should learn sign language?
bbc.com A teenager and her brother are leading a campaign to make sign language part of the school curriculum.
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Throwback. I directed a short film for #clindoeil. It was my pleasure to work with the full deaf crew to create this wonderful film. #director #shortfilm #deaftalents #creative #signlanguage #deafcrew #filmcrew #production
We can enjoy life without sound:
bbc.com A woman who started to lose her hearing as a child is trying to change perceptions about deafness.
Actor Nadeem Islam: ‘Communication between hearing and D/deaf actors can be tricky but we always get there in the end’: Read more:
thestage.co.uk Nadeem Islam is performing in Oliver Twist at Leeds Playhouse, which is a co-production with Ramps on the Moon. He tells Giverny Masso about how the team has made the production fully accessible using sign language, audio description and captioning
Its finally here, the SignMedia Enterprise Glossary, check it out; https://buff.ly/2SY7J4m and support us by filling out our questionnaire:
docs.google.com Please click here to access the pilot glossary. https://signmediaenterprise.com/newsme/products Please look at the glossary and answer the questions below. This questionnaire will only be used for the purposes of the EU SignMedia Enterprise project, the project partners and the UK National Agency. A...
London Short Film Festival 2020 is going to host cinema’s first UK pilot of the National Theatre’s smart caption glasses system for D/deaf, deafened or hard of hearing audiences:
shortfilms.org.uk INTRODUCING Smart Caption Glasses at LSFF 2020 Posted on 03.01.2020 We're very pleased to announce the first UK pilot of smart caption glasses for D/deaf and HoH cinema-goers. This January, LSFF will host the first UK pilot in cinemas of the National Theatre’s smart caption glasses, a solution for...
The world of media production offers an increasingly rich source of employment opportunities for deaf graduates and professionals. However, the constant communication through written English can prove a barrier for sign language users.
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, the Sign Media project breaks down these barriers with an innovative and accessible online learning resource, promoting career development and a new level of confidence for deaf media professionals.
Check out our previous projects:
Sign Media Smart - mobile glossary of media terminology in English, Austrian, Italian and Swedish sign languages.
Sign Media Learning Tool - written English training (story and game based) for deaf media professionals in English, Austrian and Italian sign languages.
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