Subtitles: Principles And Techniques

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$30 (Free with the Plus package)

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92 minutes

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This course is the first step in understanding what is subtitling and how the audio-visual industry works. It has been designed for beginners and freelancers with an interest in audio-visual translation who want to know more about the tools, techniques and standards of subtitling. At the end of the course, students will be able to identify techniques, strategies and aspects related to subtitling in order to specialise in this area and boost their career.

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Learn more about audio-visual translation techniques, principles and how to specialise in this area. An overview of this specialisation, translation techniques, requirements and tools with examples and resources.
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In one hour, learn more about subtitling, audio-visual translation techniques and principles and how to specialise in this area. Contents will include:
  • what is audio-visual translation
  • what is subtitling
  • subtitling software and other useful tools
  • translation techniques, translation-related issues and cultural aspects
  • subtitling standards and issues
  • timing and spotting
  • working in the subtitling industry

Upload Date

May 12, 2016

Trainer Bio

Sara Colombo - Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry. She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com. A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!

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Robson Richers
about 2 years ago

An good overview for beginners! Really based on principles ans techniques.

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