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Would someone be available to translate 15 lines of my screenplay into sign language?


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I have written a script in which one of the characters is deaf and communicates via sign language. However myself nor my team are able to speak sign language and wish to do the character the utmost justice and uphold a high standard of sign language the deaf community would be pleased with if they saw it in a film.

 

This is why I am asking if anyone would be available to advise or to record a video of their hand movements which actors can use as a point of reference.

 

Thanks

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Hey, ex script consultant here,

In terms of screenplays it all should be written in English with English grammar, including all of the "Spoken" lines. 

If you want the character to be authentic and genuine, give the part to a genuine deaf actor who will know the how to bring the words to life with their hands.  

I wish you all the luck in the world! and if you need and ex-script consultant on your team you know where to find me :)

Lola

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