Audiovisual Translation: Language Transfer on Screen

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Jorge Díaz Cintas, Gunilla Anderman
Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 - Education - 256 pages
Audiovisual Translation: Language Transfer on Screen introduces the reader to the fascinating subject of translating films and other audiovisual programmes for the television, the cinema, the Internet and the stage and the problems the differences between cultures can cause. Addressing a wide range of issues in a clear and comprehensive way, the various chapters have been written by some of the leading experts in the field and boast a wide range of coverage. Offering a balance between theory and practice, the contributors provide an interesting and engaging overview of topics such as subtitling, surtitling, dubbing, voice-over, and interpreting without forgetting new developments in the field of accessibility to the media for viewers with sensory impairment, such as subtitling for the deaf and audio description for the blind. This is an up-to-date account of one of the most complex and dynamic areas in the translation discipline, seen by many as the quintessence of translation activity in the twenty-first century.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Subtitling for the DVD Industry
21
Subtitling Norms in Greece and Spain
36
Copyright

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RACHELE ANTONINI is a researcher at the University of Bologna, Italy FRANCESCA BARTRINA is a lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Vic., Spain LUKASZ BOGUCKI is works Associate Professor and Head of Translation Studies, Department of English Language of Lód? University JONATHAN BURTON is a surtitler at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK ANNAMARIA CAIMI is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Pavia University, Italy SUSANA CAÑUELO SARRIÓN works as a freelance translator and university teacher. DELIA CHIARO holds a chair in English Linguistics at the University of Bologna's Advanced School in Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators at Forlì, Italy MARIO DE BORTOLI works for Euro RSCG 4D LUCILE DESBLACHE is Reader in French and Translation at Roehampton University, London, UK PANAYOTA GEORGAKOPOULOU is the Managing Director of the European Captioning Institute ANDREW HOLLAND is head of description at the National Theatre, London, UK JESÚS MAROTO ORTIZ-SOTOMAYOR is at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Italy JOSÉLIA NEVES teaches Audiovisual Translation at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and at the University of Coimbra, in Portugal PILAR ORERO is a Lecturer at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, where she coordinates the Online Master in Audiovisual Translation. TOMOYUKI SHIBAHARA is a freelance interpreter, translator and lecturer, working in Japan ERIK SKUGGEVIK is a lecturer in Audiovisual Translation at the University of Surrey, UK STAVROULA SOKOLI is a tutor in Spanish at the Hellenic Open University, Greece and a professional subtitler CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR is Professor of English Language and Translation at the University of Trieste, Italy, where he is Head of the Language Centre. JAN EMIL TVEIT is Associate Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, Norway