Languages & The Media

Languages & The Media 2014

The 10th Languages & The Media, international Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media, took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin, from November 5 – 7, 2014.

Under the theme “Smart Technologies. Smart Translations” a large variety of topics were comprised: Trends in Dubbing and Subtitling, Challenges of Machine Translation, Crowdsourcing and User-Generated Subtitling, Sign Language, Semiotics, HbbTV, Market Approches and Innovations, Video Game Localisation and many more. Seventy speakers gave lectures on their fields of expertise. The Conference agenda encompassed twenty-three parallel sessions including sixty-eight presentations, one panel discussion, one open forum and four workshops.

An international audience of more than 240 experts from thirty seven countries gathered at the event. This included: researchers, language practitioners, translators, interpreters, software developers and all those who produce, market, or distribute audiovisual materials for information, entertainment or educational purposes to discuss these pressing questions.

The photo gallery of the event can be seen here.

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  • “Good mix of people presenting interesting programme."
    Soledad Zárate, Imperial College London

  • “All the subjects discussed and the sessions were really relevant to my work on access on television for those with sensory disabiliies.”
    Isabel Charleton, Radio Telfis Éireann

  • "The programme was very interesing and inspiring."
    Dimitri Molerov, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

  • “We have very much enjoyed being part of the conference [...]. Thank you again for allowing us to be involved!”
    Tony Bennetts & Zoe Boyd, Australian Communication Exchange

  • "Always a pleasure"
    Robert Paquin, University of Montreal

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