Entries by TranslateMedia

Hollywood and Localization

(0) Comments | Posted 12 September 2011 | (16:17)

With the thorough localization of feature films, Hollywood movies have been able to build audiences abroad. Yet, the translation of creative text can be a challenge for professional linguists, especially when it comes to localizing dialogue that contains humour and slang.
For instance, with the global release Cars 2...

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20 Local Phrases for the European Explorer

(0) Comments | Posted 25 August 2011 | (00:00)

The great British summer may be beginning to draw to a close, but that does not mean that the holiday season is over. While many of us will be stuck in our offices, university libraries, or collage classrooms, some lucky folk will be exploring the delights of some of Europe's...

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400 Years on: Can Controversial Bible Update Capture the Magic of the King James Bible?

(5) Comments | Posted 2 August 2011 | (00:00)

2011 marks the 400th year anniversary of the publication of the first official English translation of the Bible. Known as the King James Bible, it has been described by many religious scholars and clergymen as a "national epic", and despite the popularity of a certain quidditch-playing wizard, it...

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