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Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Lopez, M., Kearney, G. and Hofstädter, K. (2020) ‘Seeing films through sound: Sound design, spatial audio, and accessibility for visually impaired audiences’ in British Journal of Visual Impairment. DOI: 10.1177/0264619620935935

Lopez, M., Kearney, G. and Hofstädter, K. & Balla, G. (2020) ‘Enhancing audio description: accessible filmmaking, sound design and the importance of educating filmmakers.’ in Media Practice and Education, 21:4, 289-304, DOI: 10.1080/25741136.2020.1832830

Lopez, M., Kearney, G. and Hofstädter, K. (2018) ‘Audio Description in the UK: What works, what doesn’t, and understanding the need for personalising access.’ in British Journal of Visual Impairment, 36(3), pp. 274–291. DOI: 10.1177/0264619618794750

López, M. and Pauletto, S. (2009) ‘The Design of an Audio Film: Portraying Story, Action and Interaction through Sound’ in JMM: The Journal of Music and Meaning, 8, Winter 2009.

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

López, M., Kearney, G. and Hofstadter, K., ‘Enhancing Audio Description, Spatialisation and Accessibility in Film and Television’ in Reproduced Sound Conference, Southampton, UK, 15-17 November 2016. Read this paper in original format here and its accessible version here.

López, M., Kearney, G. and Hofstadter, K., ‘Sound Design and Accessibility in Film and Television’ in 140th International Audio Engineering Society Convention, Paris, France, 4-7 June 2016, (Tutorial).

López, M., ‘Perceptual evaluation of an audio film for visually impaired audiences’ in the Audio Engineering Society (AES) 138th Convention, Warsaw, Poland, 7-10 May 2015.

López, M. and Pauletto, S., ‘The Sound Machine: a study in storytelling through sound design’ in Proceedings of the 5th Audio Mostly Conference, Piteå, Sweden, 15-17 September 2010.

López, M. and Pauletto, S., ‘The Design of an Audio Film for the visually impaired’ in the 15th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), Copenhagen, Denmark, 18-22 May 2009.