RESOLUTION 2010-17

iTunes
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
RESOLUTION 2010-17

SUMMARY:

This organization commends iTunes, the marketer of this movie, Pixar, the movie’s production company, and the Media Access Group at WGBH who produced the Audio Description of this movie for their efforts to make this production available for downloading.

WHEREAS, the American Council of the Blind has long advocated for any and all approaches that lead to the wider availability of movies with video description; and

WHEREAS, the movie "Up" recently became available on iTunes with the specific advertised inclusion of an audio description track;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the American Council of the Blind in convention assembled at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz., on the 16th day of July, 2010, in that this organization commend the Apple Corporation, the marketer of this movie, Pixar, the movie's production company, and the Media Access Group at WGBH who produced the audio description of this movie for their effort to make this production available for downloading.

Adopted.

Marlaina Lieberg, Secretary