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Member since Aug '09

Working languages:
German to Spanish
English to Spanish

Maria Franco
Subtitling / Translation / Editing

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Local time: 22:08 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingHistory
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Music
Cooking / Culinary

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 89, Questions answered: 127
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Translation education Translation studies at FH Cologne and Cologne University
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at Nov 2003. Became a member: Aug 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to Spanish (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom Goethe Institut )
Memberships Association of German Literary Translators VDÜ
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Contests won 9th Translation Contest: German to Spanish
About me
Content and Style:
More than 20 years experience editing and translating

• Over 12 years active as freelance translator, with a focus on subtitling movies, operas and documentaries on classical music and ballet from German and English into Spanish (list of works upon request). I have also translated newspaper articles, research, academic and policy papers, as well as development aid reports and handbooks, newsletters, websites, CD booklets and other publications on fashion & lifestyle, design and architecture, etc.

• Worked ten years as in-house professional editor/proofreader in Spanish on a broad range of subjects such as issues facing civil society, development aid, the environment, politics, the economy, etc. (list of works upon request).

• I was born in Colombia and have lived in Spain, and am therefore able to deliver translations for both Spanish and Latin American audiences. Moreover, I have lived in French-speaking Tunisia for four years and more than ten years in Germany.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 89
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish68
German to Spanish17
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences7
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting8
Education / Pedagogy8
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.7
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
Environment & Ecology4
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Keywords: Untertitel, Kunst, Musik, Kino, Dokumentarfilme, Drehbücher, Klassik, Opern, Tourismus, subtitles, script, cinema, movie, film, documentary, music, classical music, opera, art, literature, tourism, madrid, berlin, colombia, english, german, spanish, subtítulos, guiones, cine, documental, música, música clásica, ópera, arte, literatura, turismo, kino, periodismo, moda, historia, cooperación internacional, ecología, history, culture, architecture, social policy, gender, development cooperation.

Profile last updated
Aug 7, 2014

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