What's your angle? Transcreation as a specialisation

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Start time:Jul 21, 2015 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:Learn what is transcreation and how it is structured the world around this relatively new specialisation. See what it takes to become a transcreator and if that something you might like as a specialisation.
Description
In one hour, learn what is transcreation and how it is becoming a highly requested specialisation. From a comparison with its older sister "translation", to misleading interpretations, the actors and roles involved in a transcreation project and examples of works, we will take a detailed look at the transcreation world and its possibilities for freelance translators.
Target audience
Freelancers starting in the translation industry.
Experienced freelancers who want to expand their specialisations
Project managers that want to learn new techniques to improve their performance.
Learning objectives
In this course you will learn:
- what is transcreation
- the differences between transcreation and translation
- what are the roles and stages involved in a transcreation project
- examples of transcreation projects
- how to specialise in transcreation
Prerequisites
No specific prerequisite
Program
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Content:
- translation vs transcreation: what's the difference
- the transcreation industry
- transcreation from creation to delivery: all the steps and people involved in a transcreation project
- the transcreation of a campaign: examples, ideas, etc.
- tools and resources for the freelancer interested in this field
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Trainer
Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
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