What is the exact meaning of "Subtitling"?
Thread poster: Pradeep Neupane

Pradeep Neupane  Identity Verified
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Jun 21, 2010

Dear all:


What exactly "Subtitling" is?


Regards,
Pradeep


 

Daniel Šebesta  Identity Verified
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Wikipedia Jun 21, 2010

Pradeep Neupane wrote:

What exactly "Subtitling" is?



Hi Pradeep,

You may wish to read a Wikipedia article on this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subtitling

HTH,

Daniel


 

Arjan Bilo  Identity Verified
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Subtitling is written interpretation Jun 21, 2010

Hi! From my personal experience subtitling means "Written Interpretation". I say this because in subtitling you use many short sentences and paraphrasing. In translation you try to be correct in every word.

 

Gabriel Guzovsky  Identity Verified
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Translation and Timing Jun 21, 2010

It´s concise translation and also time match - taking into consideration all the dimensions that limit the reading of the text by the beholder of the audiovisual experience.

The dimensions to consider would be: time and space.

You also should be critic enough to see the video and put yourself on the eye of the beholder to find out if the final outcome will be understood, while taking into consideration the whole experience.

Best,
Gabriel


 


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