Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: AMI-tv’s Andrew Morris on the launch of the Disability Screen Office

With all the discussion about increasing the representation of marginalized communities over the past few years, AMI (Accessible Media Inc.) wondered why the disability community wasn’t being included in that conversation.

It recently announced the launch of the Disability Screen Office (DSO), in conjunction with the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Telefilm.

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast spoke to Andrew Morris, AMI-tv’s Manager of Independent Production, about both amplifying creative voices from within the disability community and eliminating accessibility barriers for those who want to work in Canada’s screen industries.

Read more about the Disability Screen Office, here.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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