‘El Deafo’ creator reveals how the show’s sound design conveys deafness

The new Apple TV+ kids show “El Deafo” uses unusual sound design in order to present the experience of being deaf or hard of hearing.”El Deafo” began as a New York Times best-selling graphic memoir by Cece Bell, and has been made into a series on Apple TV+. Now Bell, who executive produced the series, has revealed just how detailed and careful the sound design had to be.”‘El Deafo’ is the story of my childhood, and adjusting to a sudden hearing loss,” says Bell. “It’s very important to me that the kids watching the show are experiencing it the way I experienced it.” Read more…
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