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New captioned cinema location in Melbourne


Hoyts at Forest Hill in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will be the next major cinema to offer closed captioned sessions as part of the Cinema Access Implementation Plan.

With sessions commencing 17 February using the new CaptiView system, Hoyts, Forest Hill will be the first Victorian location to screen closed captioned films.

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Hopelessly devoted to captioning and audio description


Looking for last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy our top 5 suggestions for an accessible and romantic evening.

Go out and enjoy an evening at the cinema together. Visit the Your Local Cinema website for details and session times of captioned and audio described movies.

Rent or purchase a copy of Dear John and watch it with audio description or captioning. Not into romantic movies? Why not check out our categorised database of audio described titles for another movie choice.

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Accessible cinema rollout - the first six weeks


It's been six weeks since the Cinema Access Implementation Plan began to roll out in major Australian cinema chain locations. Media Access Australia has received feedback from a variety of patrons as well as from the cinemas themselves.

The feedback has been both positive and negative and a number of issues have been raised. 

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