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HANDS-ON Online subtitling course in English

The theory covered in this course covers all the topics of the BASIC and ADVANCED workshops and more. It can be used as a guide and coaching course for entry into the profession. It is a guide and coaching for the entry into the profession.

Duration: 3 months platform access

Cost: € 360

Certification: Subtitling Academy Certificate

A complete, seven module practical online subtitling course.

You‘ll have three months of unlimited access to the portal/content, including individual support via email and six live classes where you can ask questions, share experiences and connect with the other participants for networking purposes. During the course, theory is presented in an interactive and practical way, and you will be introduced to all the essential tools you’ll need entering the job market. You’ll also be accompanied by us during your first assignments and offer professional support and feedback to guide you through the process.

Dates

  • from Monday, April 3rd 2023
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This course includes:

  • Three months of access to the platform
  • Six live Q&As (1.5 hours each), which are recorded and posted on the platform
  • 3 hours of videos divided into seven modules with downloadable PDFs.
  • Practical exercises
  • Individual email and live support during the Q&As
  • Career advice and contact opportunities with agencies and clients
  • Access to the exclusive LinkedIn networking group “Subtitling Academy Network”.

Module 1:

Technical Aspects – Software & Hardware

Quickly, effectively and sustainably, this module introduces the art of subtitling using the most popular free software Subtitle Edit. 

We’ll also cover the other free programs and tools that are needed for subtitling which help save time and improve the quality of our work.

Module 2:

Subtitling with Subtitle Edit in theory and practice 

Practical exercises

Downloadable PDFs 

Terms such as timecodes, frame rates & codecs, as well as the most important subtitle formats are explained in a comprehensive way.  You’ll also practice subtitling using interactive examples.

You’ll learn the basics for working with the most common streaming providers (YouTube, Netflix, Disney, Amazon Prime, etc.) and be provided with the guidelines for creating subtitles in PDF format.

Module 3:

Job market, agencies and clients

Finding your niche

During the course, you’ll learn how to carry out and submit a project from start to finish.

We also show how to organize projects and how to accurately estimate working time.

Module 4:

Money Talk: pricing

Module 5:

Online presence: LinkedIn, Proz, Website, Instagram etc.

Module 6:

Networking: You’ll have the chance to network with other participants and learn strategies to improve your own profile.

Module 7:

Tools, tricks and tips

You’ll become familiar with apps and tools that enable you to transcribe videos automatically. 

We’ll learn and try out tricks & shortcuts to increase our speed with Subtitle Edit.

We’ll practice matching SRT files to post-cut videos.

We also go over the technical equipment that will help us work even more professionally and efficiently.

Live-Calls:

6 Q&As: In each Q&A session, we’ll discuss all the subjects covered in the course and answer questions. We’ll also focus on specific topics, such as social media, translation, interactive training, etc.

LANGUAGE

The language of instruction is English. We consolidate our usage of Subtitle Edit and also go into job market placement.

CERTIFICATION

All participants receive a certificate at the end of the course.

TARGET GROUPS

Translators, Language Service Providers

Virtual Assistants, Social Media Managers

Podcasters, YouTubers, Vloggers, Filmmakers

(prospective) digital nomads & people looking for a career change

All those interested in expanding their skills

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

For this course you need a PC or laptop (Windows), headphones, microphone and good internet access.

INDIVIDUAL REQUIREMENTS

Enjoyment of languages and basic technical understanding.

Online subtitling workshop FULL in English

Sign up now for both the BASIC and ADVANCED course at a discounted price - you'll
learn subtitling and upgrade your skills. We'll reinforce how to work with Subtitle Edit and also discuss positioning on the job market. In addition, you’ll benefit from the consecutive course sessions and the possibility to ask questions about the profession of subtitling and the technology used. Overcome your uncertainties and become a subtitler! Complete both courses within two weeks and use this course as a springboard into the job market.

Duration: 6 hours in total (3+3)

Participants: max. 10 persons

Cost: €250

Certification: Subtitling Academy Certificate

Intensive coaching for entering the job market as a subtitler. This course is a combination of individual training, personal counseling and guidance for your career goals.

Dates

  • April 4th & April 11th 2023 - 17:00-20:00 (CEST)
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Complete both modules within two weeks and use this workshop as a springboard into this job market.

SOFTWARE 

Quickly, effectively and sustainably, this course teaches the art of subtitling using the most popular free software, Subtitle Edit.  

We also cover all of the other free programs and tools that are helpful for working as a subtitler, which helps to save time and improve the quality of the work produced.

SUBTITLES

Timecodes, frame rates & codecs, as well as the most important subtitle formats, will be explained in an understandable way and subtitling will be practiced using interactive examples.

YOUTUBE

You will learn how to create subtitles for YouTube.

NETFLIX, Disney +, Amazon, MTV & Co.

You will learn the basics for working with the most popular streaming providers and get the guidelines for creating subtitles as a PDF.

TRANSCRIPTION

You will get to know apps and tools that allow you to transcribe (also your social media) videos automatically. After this course, you’ll be ready for your first transcription assignments.

PERFORMING ASSIGNMENTS.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to complete and submit an assignment from start to finish.

PROJECT PLANNING

We also show you how to organize projects and properly estimate work time.

EXPERT TIPS

We will learn and try out tricks & shortcuts to increase our speed with Subtitle Edit.

SUBTITLE ADJUSTMENT

We”ll practice adjusting SRT files to newly edited videos.

EQUIPMENT

We also go over the technical equipment that will help us work in a more professional and efficient way.

LANGUAGE

The language of the course is German. We do not address the art of translation, but only the art of subtitling as a craft.

INTERACTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL

Classes are designed to be interactive so that everyone has the opportunity to receive individual feedback and also learn from each other in small groups.

CERTIFICATE

At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate after the final interview.

TARGET GROUP

Translators, language service providers

Virtual Assistants, Social Media Managers

Podcasters, YouTubers, Vloggers, Filmmakers

(prospective) digital nomads & career changers

All those interested in expanding their skills

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

For this course you need a PC or laptop with a Windows operating system, headphones, microphone and good internet access.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

Previous knowledge of subtitling or online subtitling training BASIC.

COURSE MATERIALS

Course materials will be sent by email.

Online subtitling workshop BASIC in English

Ideal entry-level course. In-depth fundamentals in only 3 hours. Learn new skills and become a subtitler.

Duration: 3 hours

Participants: max. 10 people

Cost: 150 €

Certification: Subtitling Academy Certificate

The Online subtitling workshop BASIC course is a virtual 3-hour subtitling workshop course. Along with up to 10 participants you will be given a practical and interactive introduction to working with subtitles. This course is suitable as a starting off point and preparation for further courses, but the techniques can also be used on their own for an immediate start working as a subtitler.

Dates

  • Tuesday, April 4th 2023 - 17:00-20:00 (CEST)
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SOFTWARE

This course teaches the art of subtitling quickly, effectively and sustainably using the most popular free software Subtitle Edit.

We also cover all the other free programs and tools needed for the job.

SUBTITLES

Timecodes, frame rates & codecs, as well as the most important subtitle formats, will be explained in an understandable way and subtitling will be practiced using interactive examples.

YOUTUBE

You will learn how to create subtitles for YouTube.

NETFLIX, Disney +, Amazon, MTV & Co.

You will learn the basics for working with the most popular streaming providers and get the guidelines for creating subtitles as a PDF.

TRANSCRIPTION

You will get to know apps and tools that allow you to transcribe (also your social media) videos automatically. After this course, you’ll be ready for your first transcription assignments.

PERFORMING ASSIGNMENTS.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to complete and submit an assignment from start to finish.

PROJECT PLANNING

We also show you how to organize projects and properly estimate work time.

LANGUAGE

The language of the course is German. We do not address the art of translation, but only the art of subtitling as a craft.

INTERACTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL

Classes are designed to be interactive so that everyone has the opportunity to receive individual feedback and also learn from each other in small groups.

CERTIFICATE

At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate after the final discussion.

TARGET GROUP

Translators, language service providers

Virtual Assistants, Social Media Managers

Podcasters, YouTubers, Vloggers, Filmmakers

(prospective) digital nomads & career changers

All those interested in expanding their skills

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

For this course you need a PC or laptop with a Windows operating system, headphones, microphone and good internet access.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

Interest in languages and basic computer skills.

COURSE MATERIALS

Course materials will be sent by email.

Online subtitling workshop ADVANCED in English

"Becoming faster" means "earning better." In this course you'll not only learn how to finish your jobs faster, but also how to improve the quality of your work at the same time.

Duration: 3 hours

Participants: max. 10 people

Cost: 150 €

Certification: Subtitling Academy Certificate

The online subtitling workshop ADVANCED course is a virtual 3-hour subtitling training course. Along with up to 10 participants you will be introduced to practical methods to make working easier and faster, thus increasing your income possibilities. Together we’ll test and explore these techniques in an interactive way, so that you can apply them immediately in your everyday work routine.

Dates

  • Tuesday, April 11th 2023 - 17:00-20:00 (CEST)
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SOFTWARE

In this training course, we will explore various programs that will help us save time and improve the quality of our work during assignment execution.

EXPERT TIPS

We will learn and try out tricks & shortcuts to increase our speed with Subtitle Edit.

SUBTITLE ADJUSTMENT

We”ll practice adjusting SRT files to newly edited videos.

EQUIPMENT

We also go over the technical equipment that will help us work in a more professional and efficient way.

LANGUAGE

The language of the course is German. We do not address the art of translation, but only the art of subtitling as a craft.

INTERACTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL

Classes are designed to be interactive so that everyone has the opportunity to receive individual feedback and also learn from each other in small groups.

CERTIFICATE

At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate after the final interview.

TARGET GROUP

Translators, language service providers

Virtual Assistants, Social Media Managers

Podcasters, YouTubers, Vloggers, Filmmakers

(prospective) digital nomads & career changers

All those interested in expanding their skills

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

For this course you need a PC or laptop with a Windows operating system, headphones, microphone and good internet access.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

Previous knowledge of subtitling or online subtitling training BASIC.

COURSE MATERIALS

Course materials will be sent by email.