Cinematic Subtitling (Professional Subtitling)


The aim of this course is to introduce the different forms of audiovisual translation, and specifically the features of closed captioning (CC) and subtitling for the deaf and hearing-impaired (SDH); as well as introducing software for applying subtitles to an audiovisual work, and the application of subtitles to a video file.

The competencies acquired in this course include understanding the process of subtitling an audiovisual work; being able to create, translate, adapt, localize and integrate subtitles for an audiovisual work, as well as creating and adapting subtitles to allow accessibility for the deaf and hearing impaired. Finally, the ability to work with video editing and subtitling programs to create subtitling projects for audiovisual work.

All the software you'll need for the course is included!!

What will you learn
  • You'll be a professional subtitler

  • You'll be able to subtitle for deaf & hard-hearing (SDH)

  • You'll be able to closed caption videos (CC)

  • You'll be able to manage quality controlling on files (QC)

  • You'll manage to make an error-free files

  • You'll know all about studios and agencies guidelines

  • You'll manage to use video editors to subtitle videos

  • You'll learn how to burn-in/out subtitles to/from videos

  • You'll know all about copyrights and fair-use

  • PC/Laptop
  • One or more languages (Intermediate Level or above)


  • 16 Lessons
  • 00:00:00 Hours
  • Introduction
  • Platforms
  • How to ask Mustafa a question?
  • Timed-Text Style Guide
  • SDH vs. CC
  • Time Codes Principle
  • Mac Guide for time coding
  • Line Break, Alignment, and RTL fix
  • Errors & Bad Values (Quality Control) P1
  • Fix common errors
  • Netflix Timed-Text Style Guide
  • Online Platform (Amara)
  • Styling & Formatting
  • Video Editor and YouTube process
  • Video Quality & Burn-In
  • Burn-Out & Copyrights

About instructor

Name : Mustafa Sotohy
Reviews : 1 Reviews
Student : 155 Students
Courses : 2 Courses


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Yassine Doe - Sat, 27-Mar-2021