Check out this website I found at translationjournal.netA Proposed Set of Subtitling Standards in Europe
by Fotios Karamitroglou
PhD Audiovisual Translation
UMIST, Manchester, UK
European Association for Studies in Screen Translation (ESIST)
Translation Studies is nowadays overwhelmed by a number of attempts to discard prescriptive standpoints and adopt new, descriptive directions. As a consequence, the research effort has been shifted from an investigation of things that should be done to an investigation of things that are being done.
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