Subtitling and Globalisation

Georgakopoulou, Panayota (2006)

in JoSTrans Issue 06

Edited by Díaz Cintas, Jorge & Pilar Orero & Aline Remael

In this paper I will discuss recent developments in the subtitling field since the emergence of DVD. The digital format is changing the face of the rapidly expanding subtitling industry as new demands are calling for a new working methodology and the notion of the ‘template’ is born. The description of the way template files are produced and used is an account of the working methodology that has been developed in the ECI Ltd, a London-based subtitling company that specialises in multilingual DVD subtitling.

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