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Posted by Paul Memmi on Jul 12, 2010 277 views
Technical aspects of subtitling


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A presentation aimed at translators who are serious about breaking into movie translation and want to know more about the technical aspects of how it works and avoid making beginners mistakes. The webinar covers the basic technical aspects, techniques and standard formats used in the industry.

• Short presentation of subtitling, its history, development and future.
• How does a movie translator work.
• Technical basics of subtitling.
• Principles for editing text.
• Timing.
• Lines and breaks.
• Choices in fonts and formats.
• Differences between amateur and professional subtitling.
• Standard file formats.
• Introduction to the constraints of concision.
• Main tools for concise writing.

Duration: 60 mins.

Language: English


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