by Mara Campbell and Sebastián Arias Audiovisual translation is full of challenges. Conveying meaning, nuance, intention, and things unsaid is not just “replacing words in the source language with their equivalent in the target”. But some projects stand out. Case in point: The History of Swear Words, a series that premiered on Netflix in January […]
We Kicked off 2021 with 2 More Instagram Lives
by Daniela Costa January: Dubbing with Elodie Powers We started 2021 by interviewing Elodie Powers, Director of Global Streaming and Broadcast at Keywords Studios. She shared with us how COVID-19 affected their dubbing and postproduction process and how her team dealt with new circumstances. The company has teams in China and Italy, so they had […]
Read my lips: Dubbing in the 1980s—A Lost Art?
by Corinne Simon-Duneau Have you ever seen one of those cheap Kung Fu movies dubbed in English where the actor has closed his mouth and the dialogue continues or his lips are still moving and you hear nothing? During all the years I was working at what they grandly but justifiably called “dialogue adaptation,” we […]