Challenges in Games Localisation

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Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
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Start time:Jun 27, 2017 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Purchase four online sessions for only 80 USD 72 USD today! See other sessions from the bundle below:

* June 20 Introduction to Games Localisation

* June 27 Challenges in Games Localisation

* July 4 Bug Fixing and Spotting

* July 11 Practical Examples and Specific Challenges for Sports Games Localisation

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* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts,
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your profile.

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Introduction to games localisation. Differences between games localisation and software localisation. The concept of transcreation explained.
Learning objectives
Getting a grasp of the differences between video games localisation and software localisation, as well as the characteristics of games, game typology, and the difficulties they may pose on translators.
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 Juan Pablo Sans    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: I am Juan Pablo Sans, a translator specializing in media content for the combinations English/Italian-Spanish. I have seven years of experience in the market with different clients such as SDI Media, Alpha CRC, Seprotec, Treeloc, Frontier Developments, Sintagma, and many other agencies in the market. I am also a language tutor in Cambridge, UK, and a translation trainer. For more information, please check my website
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Challenges in Games Localisation

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Link to a webinarJun 27, 2017

Hello, I haven't got a link to attend this webinar. It was confirmed that I payed for it and I got email that I was registered for the webinar. But I didn't get email with the final link. can you send it to me , please.


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