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Subtitles: principles and techniques

Formats: Videos
Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
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Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 80 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary: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.
Description
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
Target audience
Freelancers starting in the industry, freelancers starting in audio-visual translation or willing to specialise in this area, experienced freelancers willing to learn more about audio-visual translation.
Learning objectives
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.
Program
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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
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Price: 30.00 USD
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Trainer
Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: 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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"An good overview for beginners! Really based on principles ans techniques."

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