Did You Know? Audio Description Is Required by Law

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

It can be difficult to keep up with ever-changing accessibility laws and their application to rapidly evolving technology and media. However, the challenge of staying up-to-date doesn’t exempt businesses, institutions, and organizations from providing legally required accommodations, such as audio description (AD).…

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January 21, 2021

6 Zoom Etiquette Reminders for Your Next Meeting

by Aj Beltis in Industry Trends

It may be a new year, but tens of millions of Americans will still be working remotely in 2021. And as we can all guess, this means more meetings on Zoom, Google Hangouts, and other video conferencing software.  While your team likely…

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January 15, 2021

Disability In the Media: TV Shows Featuring Disabled People

by Jaclyn Leduc in Uncategorized

Representation matters. Disability in the media matters. According to PBS, “Portrayals of [marginalized people] in the media not only affect how others see them, but it affects how they see themselves.” People with disabilities have yet to reach proportional representation on screen.…

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January 13, 2021

10 Frameworks for a Radically Inclusive Workplace

by Sofia Enamorado in Uncategorized

ACCESS is designed for all professionals with a mission to transform their organizations. We’ve brought together leaders from all industries who’ve achieved inclusion and equality in the workplace; now they want to show you how.  Diversity cannot exist without inclusion in the…

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January 11, 2021

Video Trends for 2021

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

With every new year comes new changes, but one thing reigns true, video is here to stay.  2020 brought about many changes, including the COVID-19 global pandemic. It forced us to shelter-in-place and socially distance from family, friends, and colleagues. Since face-to-face…

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January 8, 2021

Built In Honors 3Play Media in 2021 Best Places to Work Awards

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

We’re excited to announce that 3Play Media was honored in Built In’s 2021 Best Places To Work Awards. Specifically, 3Play Media earned several awards including: 100 BEST PLACES TO WORK IN BOSTON 2021 50 BEST SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN BOSTON…

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January 8, 2021

3Play Media’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2020

by Aj Beltis in Company + Culture

The events of 2020 have caused an impact in every facet of our lives – and closed captioning and video production were no exception.  Here at 3Play Media, we were on both the cause and effect side of these industrial shifts. Responding…

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Updated December 23, 2020

Top 5 Webinars of 2020

by Samantha Sauld in Lighter Side

2020 has come to an end, but before we wrap up the year, let’s take a look at the top 3Play Media webinars of 2020. This year has been an unprecedented one for many as we quickly pivoted in the wake of…

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Updated December 23, 2020

Disabilities Directly Impacted by Accessible Video

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

An accessible video should be perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust, according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Anyone, with or without a disability, should have access to interact and engage with video content. When barriers are present, it’s a recipe for inaccessible…

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Updated December 22, 2020

Learn How to Build an Inclusive Workplace at ACCESS at Home

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

50% of current employees want their workplace to do more to increase diversity, according to a survey by Glassdoor. At ACCESS at Home, we’ll explore frameworks for accessibility, diversity, and inclusivity for a successful workplace. Many organizations are currently analyzing their initiatives…

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December 21, 2020

10 Questions to Ask a Live Automatic Captioning Vendor

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

When you write, record, edit, and release a video, you’re typically able to give your team the necessary time to caption your video content. However, with live video, you don’t exactly have that luxury.  Live video affords many opportunities not available for…

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Updated December 18, 2020

Gift Guide: Support Disability-Owned Businesses, Accessibility, & Inclusion

by Jaclyn Leduc in Lighter Side

The holidays are a time when many people enjoy gifting thoughtful items to their loved ones. This gift guide highlights companies owned by people with disabilities and features accessibility- and inclusion-focused products. This holiday (and year-round) gift guide features gifts for everyone…

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December 9, 2020

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