Subtitles: principles and techniques

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
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Start time:May 30 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 60 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
Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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.
Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

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How do I access the online platform?

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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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Subtitles: principles and techniques

morella ferrero sdl Identity Verified
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Any other course?May 30

Hello, I am quite interested in this course, please let me know if you intend to have another one, thanks in advance, Morella

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Any other course?May 30

morella ferrero sdl wrote:

Hello, I am quite interested in this course, please let me know if you intend to have another one, thanks in advance, Morella


Hello Morella,

Thank you for your interest in the training.

Please note that some seats ave been added and you can still register for the session. Your purchase includes:

* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts (shared within one working week after the session),
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials.

Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


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