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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Chinese to English Translator/Transcriber (NATIVE ENGLISH ONLY)

We need a Chinese to English translator with Avid software to translate the footage into Avid. You must be a native English speaker. No exceptions of any kind. It does not matter if you have lived in an English speaking country for 20 years. That means you are not native. 

This is about 12 hours of raw footage (with time code). We have about 8 hours of it now, and 4 more hours that will be ready to translate the week of 1/28. For most of this footage we use lavs on primary characters and interviewees. There are usually 1 or 2 people conversing or speaking, with some situations where it's 3 people at the dinner table. For about 4 hours of footage the audio might be less ideal as it was shot with a Senheiser mic on the 5D since it was a discrete shooting situation. We'll have 5D footage soon too. 

You would need some familiarity with the"audio punch-in" tool in Avid and you should have an external microphone. 

The Avid software is Media Composer 6.5, though there might be some compatibility with slightly earlier versions. 

You would do a simultaneous audio translation scratch track directly into Avid. 

We will have another shoot in February, likely with another 8 hours of footage, and that would need to be translated likely around the week of 2/25.


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Monday, January 14, 2013

Hindi / Mawari to English Translator

We are looking for a translator for 8 hours of documentary footage shot in Rajasthan, India. 

We have about two weeks to get it translated. It's both Hindi and the local dialect Mawari. 

If you are proficient with Avid or Final Cut, even better but not required. 

Please send us your availability and rates to: 
careers [at] worldlanguagecommunications [dot] com

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Friday, January 11, 2013

The Spanish Language Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams
There are many reasons for learning a second language and if you are interested in learning Spanish then some of them are going to be particularly relevant to you. In fact, you could find that learning Spanish allows you to achieve your dreams.

Get a More Interesting job
We would all like to find the most interesting job possible but if you have been stuck in dull ones for the last few years then what could you change in your life to make a difference? By picking up a second language you will find that you open up a whole world of career possibilities. If you think that you would be restricted to translation jobs then it is time to think again, as there are language related opening in just about every industry.  

Meet New Friends
The US is filled with people who speak Spanish as their native tongue. The latest figures suggest that the number of native Spanish speakers in the US is close to 40 million. If you only speak English then you could find it difficult to make friends with these people. By speaking Spanish to a decent level you will make it far easier for you to befriend native speakers, many of whom are immigrants with interesting stories to tell.

Live Somewhere Exciting
Perhaps you will use your knowledge of the Spanish language to allow you to move abroad to live. If you think about it, once you can speak this tongue well then you could move to just about anywhere in Latin America or Spain. There are some fantastic places to live out there and if you do some investigation you are sure to be tempted by at least one of them. Even if you aren’t yet ready for such a drastic change in your life then you might simply want to enjoy some exhilarating travel possibilities.

Find a New Hobby
Regardless of the other points we have looked at here you should bear in mind that studying a foreign language is a great hobby. Of course, a lot will depend upon the quality of the teachers you use. If you are looking for the best place to take Spanish lessons in Houston then you should consider what type of lesson format would suit your lifestyle. If you get this right then everything else will fall into place naturally. If you want to get started on probably the best hobby you will ever have then click here.