Languages and the Media 2021 – NEW DATES

Share

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, the organisers of Europe’s most renowned conference on audiovisual localisation have announced the postponement of ‘Languages & the Media.’

The conference, which was scheduled to take place in December 2021, is rescheduled on 20-22 September 2021 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin.

Our mission has always been to provide a rich environment to connect, share valuable insights and knowledge, and to educate and engage our community in ways that we feel virtual environments cannot fully replicate. As event organisers, we strongly believe that on-site networking and social mingling are the essence of the Languages & the Media experience that our attendees have come to love over the years. Therefore, we have taken the decision to reschedule the event to 2021, when circumstances should allow us to deliver the kind of event you look forward to in a safe manner.

Please look at the FAQ page of the conference website, www.languages-media.com, for more information and to contact the organisers directly if they have specific concerns.

>>>>>

The theme of the 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media will be “Riding the wave” of recent trends that are fast becoming reality in audiovisual localisation.

New working conditions are rolling in faster than ever before. Innovation is the order of the day. The industry is consolidating while new entrants are disrupting the conventional workplace. Platforms are proliferating. Immersive environments are becoming more pervasive. New workflows are emerging. Concurrent translation and post-editing are gaining ground. Language tools are being integrated and experimentation and reinvention abound.

The need for research has never been greater. With the validity of older norms and standards under scrutiny, new models of good practice are emerging, forcing the audiovisual localisation industry to take stock and re-examine audience needs while legislation and regulation are also whipping up the wind of change. As our 2018 keynote speaker David Padmore pointed out, our shared goal is to break down language and sensory barriers to audiovisual content that educates, informs and entertains the world. To achieve this, all stakeholders must come together and collaborate to address our industry’s challenges with responsible, comprehensive and fair strategies.

The conference will include innovative presentations and workshops that focus, among other topics, on emerging tools and practices, including videogame localisation, machine translation and post-editing, transcreation, ad localisation and new revoicing applications. Click here for a full list of conference themes and subthemes.

Secretariat: ICWE GmbH
Leibnizstrasse 32
10625 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30 310 18 18-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 324 98 33
E-Mail: info@languages-media.com
www.languages-media.com

 

Leave a Reply


Related Articles

Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope - final conference
ANNOUNCING The final conference of the CEF project Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope is organized in Berlin by SPK - Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. "New strategies for user engagement and digital heritage" Mixing stories and lessons learnt in the project with interesting speeches about photography, the history of the fifties, and the value of digital cultural heritage for citizens, students and professionals, this conference wraps up the innovative approach of Fifties in Europe...
REACH Project at the European Cultural Heritage Summit
In the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit, the REACH Project was presented at two conferences: 20 June, ROCK session “Cultural Heritage connects!”. An event dedicated to ROCK (Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural Heritage in creative and Knowledge cities), an European-funded project led by the city of Bologna, involving 10 large European cities, universities, cities’ network and private partners. Themes explored included: - From tangible to intangible heritage; - Cultur...
Languages & The Media - 12th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media
A “fourth industrial revolution” is going to transform the way we use languages in the media, according to the organisers of a leading European conference of experts. Rebecca Stromeyer, Chief Executive of ICWE GmbH, the Berlin-based company, which is organising 'Languages and the Media', set to take place in the German capital in October, says that new technologies are already having “a huge impact” on the way consumers use languages in audiovisual media. “The fourth industrial revolution is a...
Sharing Heritage - Sharing Values / European Cultural Heritage summit
The European Cultural Heritage Summit will take place from 18-24 June 2018 in Berlin, Germany. This Summit, with the motto “Sharing Heritage – Sharing Values”, has been recognised by the European Union as one of the key public events of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) and will be supported by the EU’s Creative Europe programme. The European Cultural Heritage Summit will be co-hosted by Europa Nostra, the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, SPK...