Giving the deaf community a chance to express themselves through films is one of the reasons behind the winning solution of SilentSHOUT, at a unique social enterprise programme called Changeweekend.
The team created the Story Launcher and Story Bank online solutions for the deaf community to write scripts and motivate them into producing short films.
The solutions are accessed through a website and provide a step-by-step guide for deaf individuals to develop characters and plots for their short film scripts. A dictionary tool is also included to help the users expand on their vocabulary and support their creative process in developing a film plot.
SilentSHOUT executive producer and mentor Nurul Oyun Mohd Salleh says this online solution would make it easier for deaf individuals to develop their storylines and encourage them to be creative about producing a film.
Nurul says the deaf community are usually 'left behind' because they do not speak the 'same' language as others. "PeopleRead More »from Helping the Deaf community express themselves through online scriptwriting tools and short films