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Posts Tagged ‘foreign language subtitles’

Dubbed voices on Netflix’s “Dark”

Traditionally, an English-native speaking TV audience does not favour dubbed TV series and so a successful foreign TV series will often be remade for the American and English-speaking markets. An example is how the French series ‘Les Revenants’ was remade as ‘The Returned’ in America. Even the British series of Ricky Gervais ‘The office’ was remade in the USA. Foreign language TV and film has been a niche market, but that niche is expanding. Subtitles within English speaking productions have been growing in use and that also creates a greater interest for critically acclaimed foreign TV series that have been Read the Rest…

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May 31, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation | No Comments »

Growth of Foreign Languages on English Speaking TV

Traditionally, English speaking TV exists with the cast speaking English. The reverse cannot be said when we visit other countries and so many English language series are subtitled or dubbed for the foreign market. In fact, people have grown up associating a voice to a star which is not actually theirs. In recent times this has changed and here are some recent examples: NARCOS – This is an American TV production largely based in Colombia about such drug traffickers as Pablo Escobar. In this series Spanish, the language of Colombia, is spoken and given English subtitles. It is a great Read the Rest…

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August 23, 2018 | Business Translation | No Comments »