Video Translation and its Benefits

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In today’s globalized world, video content has become a powerful tool for communication and marketing. However, to fully leverage the power of video content, it’s important to make it accessible to audiences in different languages and cultures through video translation. In this article, we will explore the value of video translation. Plus, the reasons why […]

Audio Translation and its Importance

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As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the importance of language translation cannot be overstated. From business to entertainment, good translation is crucial for effective communication and understanding across cultures. While visual translation, such as subtitling or closed captioning, is common in media, audio translation is equally important in many contexts. In this article, we’ll explore […]

Translating Onomatopoeia

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Are onomatopoeias the same in all languages? The word Onomatopoeia is used to describe the process of developing a word that phonetically mimics, resembles, or suggests the sound. Oxford online dictionary defines onomatopoeia as the “formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named”. Across different languages, sounds and noises can be […]

British voice-over accents and the top 6 sexiest accents in the world

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A British voice-over is always highly desirable within the industry but what accents do we use for them? What are the sexiest accents in the world? The sound of someone’s voice, the way they speak and the accent they have can be incredibly attractive. In fact, research has shown that people with certain accents are […]

How to Learn Accents for Voice Over Work

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Voice-over work is a fascinating and versatile field, and learning how to do accents can add an extra layer of challenge and creativity to the mix. Whether you’re a professional voice actor or just starting out, mastering different English accents and foreigners accents is a valuable skill that can help you stand out and expand your portfolio. However, achieving […]

Translate “I Love You” in 15 Languages

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Have you ever wondered how to say “I love you” in other languages? Today is the ideal day to spread love and share moments with your loved ones…but also a great opportunity to learn more about the different ways love is expressed in certain parts of the world. Do you know how […]

Voice Over Jargon

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Here are a few basic pieces of voice over jargon world that you need to know if you are planning to work as a voice over artist or if you have a project that needs a voiceover. Common Voice Over Jargon BSF (Basic Studio Fee/ Basic Session Fee) It is the sum compensated to the […]

What is Machine Translation: is it a Substitute for Humans?

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What’s the real impact of machine translation on human translation? When you hear someone saying ‘I’m a translator’, you likely find yourself thinking ‘we don’t need translators, we have Google Translate! Will it really machine language translation replace humans altogether? Or has it replaced them already? What is Machine Translation Exactly? It’s good to clarify […]

Most Useful Languages for Translators to Learn in 2023

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As we move into 2023 and the decade ahead, what are the most useful languages to learn? It’s important to consider which languages will be most useful to learn for professional translators. While it’s difficult to predict the future with certainty, within translation, we can make educated guesses based on current trends. In this blog […]

Disney Voice Actors: 5 famous English Voice-Over Artists

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The magic of Disney cradled our childhood thanks to the famous Disney voice actors. It continues to be very present today through memorable songs and iconic quotes from our favorite Disney characters. Disney Voice Actors and their Characters There are dozens of Disney movies created for the enjoyment of young and old alike, and which […]