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Making films accessible with British Sign Language

Filming in the archives – the director and another colleague with the presenter looking at rows of rolled up scrolls.

The job of the PDS Film Production team is to make sure that the films we produce reach as wide an audience as possible. We were asked to look at incorporating BSL into a film tour of the Parliamentary Archives to improve accessibility for UK viewers.

iPhone filming: what not to do 

an iPhone on a tripod ready for filming

When the content team was created a couple of years ago, we blogged about who we are and what we do. We've since made a video about our work using the minimum viable film studio - a mobile phone. Louise Duffy describes the filming process and the lessons she's learnt.