Subtitling
Thread poster: Lenka

Lenka
United States
Local time: 01:25
English to Czech
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Jan 13, 2004

Hi,

I have been working mainly as an interpreter in the past few years. Now, I would like to get into the subtitling business. Would any experienced translator in this field be willing to give me some tips or recommend appropriate training courses?

I would also be willing to help an experienced subtitling translator for free (in exchange for some guidance) or pay a reasonable fee to a potential mentor. My pair is Czech to English, English to Czech and I am currently located in LA.

Thank you very much,

Lenka

[Edited at 2004-01-14 02:20]

[Edited at 2004-01-14 02:25]

[Edited at 2004-01-14 02:59]


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Channa Montijn  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 10:25
Member (2003)
English to Dutch
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Some info Jan 14, 2004

Hai

I used to work for a subtitling company in The Netherlands but it was not really my cup of tea, so to speak.
However, there is a site here in The Netherlands (in English and Dutch) that could be of some help perhaps. (I do not know how to link you directly to that page, sorry)
http://www.ondertiteling.net/
(you can click on English).
Best of luck!

Cheers
Channa


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Cristiana Coblis  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 11:25
Member (2004)
English to Romanian
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some links Jan 14, 2004

Here are some useful links:

http://www.itc.org.uk/itc_publications/codes_guidance/standards_for_subtitling/index.asp
http://accurapid.com/journal/04stndrd.htm
http://accurapid.com/journal/22subtitles.htm
http://www.transedit.st/

Good luck!


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Lenka
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Subtitiling Jan 15, 2004

[quote]LenkieU wrote:

Hi,

Thank you very much for your help. I will definitely check the site.

May I ask why subtitling was not "your cup of tea" ?

Thank you,

Lenka


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Lenka
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Subtitling Jan 15, 2004

Hi Cristiana,

Thank you very much for all the links.
I really appreciate it.

Lenka


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Lenka
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Subtitling Jan 15, 2004

I must thank you again! I have just downloaded all the info you sent me a link to and find it most helpful!

Thank you!

Lenka


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