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Visual Arts

By Jorge Díaz-Cintas

ISBN-10: 1900650959

ISBN-13: 9781900650953

"Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling" is an introductory textbook which supplies a great review of the area of subtitling. in response to sound examine and first-hand adventure within the box, the e-book makes a speciality of in most cases authorized perform yet identifies present issues of competition, takes local and medium-bound versions into account, and strains new advancements that can have a power at the evolution of the career. the person chapters conceal the principles of fine subtitling perform, the linguistic and semiotic dimensions of subtitling, the pro surroundings, technical concerns, and key thoughts and conventions, supplying entry to the center talents and data had to subtitle for tv, cinema and DVD. additionally integrated are graded workouts overlaying middle talents. "Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling" can be utilized through academics and scholars as a coursebook for the study room or for self-learning.It is additionally geared toward translators and different language execs wishing to extend their sphere of activity.
While the operating language of the booklet is English, an accompanying DVD comprises pattern movie fabric in Dutch, English, French, Italian and Spanish, in addition to a number discussion lists and a key to a few of the workouts. The DVD additionally contains WinCAPS, SysMedia's specialist subtitling instruction software program package deal, used for broadcast tv worldwide and for plenty of of the most recent multinational DVD releases of significant Hollywood tasks.

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Do you think that this perception is positive or negative for subtitling and its learning? Why? Is translation, in general, an art form? Do you think there are translation practices that are an ‘art’ and other translation practices that are not? Could you give any examples? What are your thoughts about this other de¿nition of the subtitling profession and the ¿gure of the subtitler? A translator has to be multi-talented, but a subtitler also has to be a verbal acrobat - a language virtuoso who can work within the con¿nes of a postage stamp.

28 Introduction to Subtitling You can normally access closed captions on the teletext of your television set or on some DVDs. 5 What are the main differences that you have noticed in the two approaches? What is your personal opinion about the way the two types of subtitles are done? 6 Are there any techniques, aspects or strategies that interlingual subtitling could adapt from intralingual subtitling or vice versa to improve the presentation or quality of subtitles? 7 In your opinion, what is the social value of interlingual subtitles?

Computers and Internet have opened up new avenues unknown until relatively recently, allowing subtitlers to offer their services to companies anywhere in the world, Jorge Díaz Cintas and Aline Remael 37 and ¿rms to contract their workforce wherever they prefer. Pros and cons can be attached to this situation. The great advantage for translators is the increase in the number of potential clients that can be contacted without having to leave home. The downside is that competition also grows and, in some cases, companies prefer to recruit their workers in countries where labour costs are lower.

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