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07 Jul

Subtitling in japanese

When we talk about subtitling in Japan, without a doubt, it’s an ever-growing field of translation

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27 Jun

Clash of cultures: game localization or game transcreation?

Have you ever wondered why everyone seems to love their console so much? Once considered just a cult pastime, video games have grown immensely over the past 30 years to become the mainstream form of entertainment that they are today, alongside music and movies.

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20 Jun

Telenovelas are the new black

Drama and damsels in distress; the world of South American telenovelas (which literally translates to television novels) sure is a crazy one.

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16 Jun

Dont blame the translator!

Drama and damsels in distress; the world of South American telenovelas (which literally translates to television novels) sure is a crazy one. Though many may protest their cliched plots and over-exuberant characters, South American soap operas are currently booming in the U.S. entertainment industry, thanks to pioneering series such as “Ugly Betty”, which was first …

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01 Jun

Dubbing vs subtitling part 2

The other day I was watching this subtitled video, which documents the creation of the Rio 2016 Multisensory Paralympic Brand. https://vimeo.com/34464900 Video in Portuguese with English subtitles. Every time I watch this video I think to myself: “The sound of Brazilian Portuguese is so beautiful and so emotional, so much a part of this Rio …

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30 May

Dubbing vs subtitling part 1

In the U.S., Europe, Canada and other countries with nearly 100% literacy rates, dubbing vs subtitling is certainly a matter of preference. But one very common question customers ask a subtitling and dubbing company is: “Should I subtitle my video or dub it?” The simplest response is “what is your budget?”. But really, the answer can be …

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