Audiovisual Adaptation Seminar - English

ltrad2422  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Audiovisual Adaptation Seminar - English
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Caron Nathalie;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Contribution of teaching unit to learning outcomes assigned to programme
This unit contributes to the acquisition and development of the following learning outcomes, as assigned to the Master's degree in translation :
3.3, 3.4
AA-FS-TA. Develop expertise and a high level of competence in the field of adapting audio-visual material into French, from two foreign languages, with a view to participating successfully in the professional multilingual audio-visual sector.
Specific learning outcomes on completion of teaching unit
On completing this unit the student is able to:
·         Manage the translation process strictly respecting deadlines, client instructions, and the specific international quality standards that apply to a particular medium
·         Work interactively with other team members
Supply a finished product.
The course is taught in the computer room with machines running EZTitles© software. The teaching is professional training. Students are trained to deliver a final product that would meet the quality requirements of the workplace.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The students use the professional program EZTitles©. The LSTI subtitling assignments are first reviewed in a number of audiovisual files. The students take part in FIDEC Huy, subtitling the shorts to be screened in the festival. This work is done in pairs. For the second part of the course each student subtitles a video file individually and independently.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

For the first exam session the students taking the course are assessed on the basis of their participation in FIDEC Huy and the individual work that they submit. Students taking part in the third exam session will be set an individual assignment.
Other information
Prerequisites: participants must have taken LTRAD2400 TAV and LTRAD2421 in Master 1.
Online resources
  1. LSTI subtitling assignments on Moodle
  2. Petit dictionnaire d'orthographe et de typographie pour le sous-titrage,
  3. ESIST (1998) Code of Good Subtitling Practice,
  1. Diaz Cintas, Jorge (2010),Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi
    [collection of articles]
  2. La traduction audiovisuelle: un genre en expansion
  3. Gambier, Yves (2004)
    Montréal: Les presses de l'université de Montréal
  4. The Semiotics of Subtitling, De Linde, Zoe & Neil Key (1999)
    Manchester, St. Jerome
  5. Ivarsson, Jan and Carrol, Mary (1998) Subtitling. Simrishamn, Transedit
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Translation