Tag: Subtitles

Perfecting the Art of Voice Dubbing: The Director's Role

Many of us in the U.S. who watch foreign films enjoy the subtitle text on the screen as a way to…

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Closed Captions: They’re Not Just for my Grandpa

What you see here is a photo of the television in my family room. Notice anything interesting? Give up? Okay,…

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Closed Captioning Improves Literacy in Children (and Adults!)

The statistics are astounding: 42 million American adults are illiterate and 50 million are unable to read higher than a…

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Do Subtitles Fulfill the FCC Requirement for Closed Captioning?

Apparently, they do.  Per the FCC website, they state:  "Subtitles in Lieu of Captioning The rules provide that open captioning…

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Understanding the Differences Between Roll-Up Captioning, Pop-on Captioning, and Subtitling

One of the number-one questions I get from prospective clients or even friends is the question: What is the difference…

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Blu-ray Disc: What's New with Subtitling & Closed Captioning for Blu-ray

Since Blu-ray is now accepted (for the most part) as the new HD disc format standard, many questions have come…

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The Importance of Consistent Time Code: DVD/Blu-ray Disc Authoring

This passed week, I felt how important time code was when authoring captions and subtitles to DVD and Blu-ray Disc…

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Subtitles differ from closed captions by the way they are presented on the screen. Words appear in upper and lower…

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