Royal London Society for the Blind (RLSB): Everybody Technology

November 01, 2012Filed under Film and Public Interest, NGO

Technology allows us to do more, experience more and achieve more. But currently the benefits aren’t universally shared. Mainstream products are too often designed without disabled users in mind.
RLSB have created the Everybody Technology initiative to raise awareness of the issue by encouraging technology developers to serve the needs of people with disability, promoting their inclusion and realising their potential. Brief: Promote the Everybody Technology initiative by creating an online film. Idea: In a single, gradual camera move back, we reveal many different people sat in chairs, changing one after another. They are men, women and children, from different cultures, backgrounds and disabilities, who all appear to be speaking the words of Professor Stephen Hawking’s call for Everybody Technology. The film featured volunteers of all abilities, including a true example of someone who has benefited from Everybody Technology. Matt Goodsell is a sufferer of cerebral palsy, yet communicates fantastically via an iPad.

Advertising Agency:BBH, London, United Kingdom
Creative:Kimberley Gill, Mareka Carter
Producer:Roz Prentice, Rowland Kimber
Team Director:Brenda Frixa
Strategy Director:Agathe Guerrier
Production Company:Ivory
Director:Dan Lowe
Director Of Photography:Carl Burke
Post Production:Framestore
Editor:Dan Lowe
Editing House:Dan Lowe
Sound:Factory Studios
Typographer:James Townsend
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