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Gallaudet, Pigmental Studios Wants To Do Their Part To Boost The Deaf Community With ‘Here Comes Mavo’ Series

Steven Aquino
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Apr 29, 2022,06:48pm EDT|

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“Here Comes Mavo” hopes to bring deaf culture to audiences everywhere.

Yiqiao Wang

Media watchers are keen to emphasize how Apple beat Netflix to the Best Picture Oscar prize when the TV+ film CODA took home the coveted award at last month’s Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. In addition, Troy Kotsur won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of fisherman Frank Rossi. As for the telecast, this year’s Oscars were only the second in history to be captioned. To top it off, interest in sign language has surged since CODA made Hollywood history.

When it comes to disability representation in film and television, what the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities have experienced over the last few months has been incredible. The popularity of CODA, as well as another TV+ property in El Deafo, have thrust the Deaf community into the spotlight in ways unprecedented. The level [...]

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