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Understanding Closed Captioning Standards and Guidelines

In this webinar, Jason Stark from the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) and Cindy Camp from Pepnet 2 will go over DCMP’s captioning guidelines and preferred techniques that will help you produce captions that are accurate, consistent, clear, readable, and equal.

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Understanding Closed Captioning Standards and Guidelines

With recent legal action concerning accessibility, many organizations are shifting their discussions from whether they need to caption to how they will caption and what defines high quality captioning.

In this webinar, Jason Stark from the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) and Cindy Camp from Pepnet 2 will go over DCMP’s captioning guidelines and preferred techniques that will help you produce captions that are accurate, consistent, clear, readable, and equal.

This webinar will cover:

  • DCMP’s captioning guidelines and standards
  • The importance of quality captioning
  • Preferred techniques for different types of media
  • Working with web media that doesn’t support certain captioning features

About DCMP
DCMP is a federally funded organization that advocates for equal access to educational media and the establishment and maintenance of quality standards for captioning and description by service providers.

About Pepnet 2
Pepnet 2 is a federally funded program whose mission is to increase the education, career, and lifetime choices available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Presenters

Jason Stark
Project Director | DCMP

Cindy Camp
Strategic Planning Team | Pepnet 2

Lily Bond (Moderator)
Marketing Manager | 3Play Media