Subtitles: principles and techniques

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
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Start time:Jan 14, 2016 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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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
Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
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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!
Comments about this course

Subtitles: principles and techniques

Pascale Cotton Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 03:42
English to French
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WebinarsJan 5, 2016

Hello,

I am particularly interested in learning how to do substitling for webinars = training sessions that are recorded on video. Will you cover this?

All the best and happy new year,

Pascale


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Yulia Panova Identity Verified
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After courses credentialsJan 5, 2016

Hello!
I am interested to know whether you provide any kind of credentials after this course for participants to use in their profiles or submit to clients as the proof of skills.

Thank you!

Yulia Panova


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mc3105 Identity Verified
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Points for accreditation continuationJan 6, 2016

Also if attending this course would earn any points towards continuing accreditation.
Your reply is appreciated.
Thank you


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Lookah
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Other Course Dates?Jan 7, 2016

Hello,
I would like to know if this course will also be available on another day.
Thank you!


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