SXSW, started in 1987, is the world’s largest music, film, and interactive festival and conference. Our in-person event will be held March 7-20 this year in downtown Austin. SXSW has an accessibility program for attendees with disabilities and is looking for volunteers to assist. It is helpful if you have experience with disability issues, have […]
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The Gene and Dave Show has been working with Terry Galloway on some new shows which will air soon. She was the inspiration for Actual Lives – a live performance group in which Gene and Dave first met. Until we post new shows with Terry, check out these other videos she has made.
Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) has been a tremendous supporter of The Gene and Dave Show since its inception. With their help, Gene and Dave have been able to inform others about people with disabilities. Through the art form of accessible video, together they produce award-winning “infotainment”.
CTD’s Cinema Touching Disability was a big hit this year, as usual. CTD celebrated their 16th year anniversary by inviting celebrity guest host RJ Mitte to the festivities.
After the CTD Film Fest, Oct 20, 2019, Adaptive Fashion Challenge participants have an in-depth discussion, at Art Spark, on the adaptive fashion movement and how designers and individuals with disabilities can work together to solve fashion problems. Panel, From left: Tanya Winters, Stephanie Thomas, Vanessa Villalva, Mimi Hau, Aisen Chacin, Jennifer Bracy
Gene and Dave are very honored to accept an award from Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas). Here is more on the award from Art Spark Texas: “This year, we are pleased to announce the Lynn Marie Johnson Media Arts Award. Lynn Marie Johnson was a longtime employee of Art Spark Texas and a strong advocate […]
Short Film Competition View 2018 Finalists! Oct. 4, 2018 Counting down to Cinema Touching Disability! Jennifer Bracy, CTD Film Fest volunteer For the past 15 years, we’ve been honored to bring you cross-disability cinema; thanks for making Cinema Touching Disability the longest running and most successful disability film event in Texas! We hope […]
Gene and Dave explore the world of artists with disabilities, on our upcoming show. We start with an art show called Contours. All of the artists in that show paint by mouth or foot.
The tagline for the AccessU 2018 accessibility conference this year is, “Oh Yeah! Who Says!” So, Gene and Dave could resist creating this promotion video for AccessU 2018. We hope to see you there.
In May of every year, Gene and Dave are privileged to teach folks how to caption videos. Every year we get invited back to AccessU on St. Edward’s University. Knowbility.org created this program to teach people how to make digital media accessible. This year we were accompanied by our #1 fan, Anne Roberts.
When the Austin Film Society took ownership of Channel Austin and it became Austin Public Access, we were unsure about the fate of the show. Thanks to Gene making a bunch of phone calls and our relationship with Doug Gray, station manager, the show goes on. Here is a glimpse of us filming the Around […]
Remember Glenda Sims, the “Good Witch”, from our Accessible IT show? Well, I ran into her at the Austin Pow-wow last Saturday. Glenda has been very active in accessible web design. She was working the University of Texas at Austin, doing web work. Then she started her own company called Deque, where she continues providing […]
I was very excited to learn that Jessica Cox would be speaking at the next CTB Filmfest, Nov 7, 2015. I tried to set up an appointment with Jessica for an interview. Her time was pretty well scheduled but we agreed to try and do an interview the day before her premier of Right Footed. […]
Gene and Dave were invited for a second year to teach a session on closed captioning. It is always a huge honor to be apart of such an awesome accessibility conference. Networking with other people that are truly passionate about accessibility is an enlighten experience that gives all that are involved an inspiring world that […]
Gene was fortunate enough to meet up with our friends from Amerigroup at the ADA25 celebration
Dave from The Gene and Dave show interviews Aaron Beelner, of The Little Tin Man. Find out Aaron’s views on disability labeling, acting in feature films, and his impression of the Alamo Draft House Guinness Shake. All presented to you as part of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Fest (www.CTDFilmFest.org).
Wendy interview video We met with Wendy Davis to discuss her political views. We support her image of the empty wheelchair in her ads. We wonder where she got that idea. Be sure to view video link above picture.
Now is the time to register folks for the Forum. With a capacity of 300, we expect to be more than half full in a few days–an unprecedented response from the disability community. September 24, 2014 will be a historic day for the Texas disability community. That’s when the major candidates for Texas’ three […]
It is with great sadness that Gene and Dave announce the passing of our true friend, fan, and star of multiple episodes, Larry Turner. Larry was our go to guy for everything dealing with recreation. Larry’s friend and colleague, Mike Haynes, explained his passing best in his recent Facebook post, “Dear Friends – […]