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5 top strategies for creating effective eLearning videos

As eLearning continues to grow in popularity, more and more businesses are investing in learning materials of all sorts. But creating engaging eLearning videos can be tricky – especially if you’re unfamiliar with video production basics. In this article, we’ll outline five tips for creating engaging videos that will help your learners stay engaged in …

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What are the Three Stages of Video Production Process?

Making your first video/film doesn’t have to be complicated; remember to think about every element during the video production process itself, that will go into the final video product (before you bust out the lights, camera, and action sequences). This article has been created to assist first-time video makers/filmmakers in understanding the whole video making …

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Interactive Voice Response (IVR): Definition and Benefits

IVR is a well-known acronym for Interactive Voice Response. Enterprise contact centers utilize automated IVR phone systems to answer incoming calls or give a recorded message with options and information for callers during an outgoing call. Callers can use their telephone keypad (touch-tone) or voice instructions to enter their response (IVR with voice recognition). The …

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Subtitling vs. dubbing: which is better for a marketing video?

Globalization has opened up access to a wide range of video content. While some merchants are content with an English version, others want to expand their market by adding subtitles or dubbing the video or film. The implementation style varies. Subtitles are printed over the film, translating the words (conversation) into the language spoken by …

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The Ultimate Multitasking: Listen to Audiobooks while Training at the Gym

Many people prefer to read while exercising, typically on treadmills or stationary bikes. Those items are acceptable if you’re not moving or only doing a little workout—furthermore, most of us like music to exercise since it keeps us focused while we sweat. According to some studies, while exercising, listening to music is more effective than …

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Explainer videos: why you should hire a professional voice artist

Using a professional voice artist to voice your explainer videos will give them a polished and refined look. Finding the right voice artist for your explainer video, whether male or female, is critical since their knowledge and grasp of the subject is necessary that will enable them to deliver quality content. If they’ve previously worked …

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5 Ways how Explainer Videos can be helpful for Educational Institutes

Educational institutions are entrusted with teaching people new skills and conveying knowledge in an organized curriculum over a specific period. They must also do this amicably, ensuring that everyone absorbs the material offered to them and understand things precisely. And it is for this reason, that animated explainer videos work effectively in the education sector. …

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The rise of Spanish TV series on Netflix – Yes! You can watch them with English subtitles too

The fifth season release of ‘Money Heist’ has had an effective influence on the global impact as the most-watched Spanish tv series. The Álex Pina-created series continues to break records, ascend the streaming charts, and solidify its brand as an internationally recognised symbol and unstoppable fan sensation. This example, however, is not the first, nor …

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What is an Explainer Video? Why are they so effective in helping businesses?

What is an Explainer Video? In less than two minutes, explainer videos assist in clarifying complex ideas in a clear, entertaining, and relevant way. They are intended at explaining your company’s products/services in a way that strikes the right chord on your target audience’s minds. They are one of the most potent resources for content …

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Different types of Animation Styles and Techniques – Which is Your Pick?

Animation is a great form of video to connect with the viewers and can be an excellent tool to promote your brand or business that is made with the help of a professional animation studio and skillful animation professional. Animation Styles Animations can have different styles and can involve various techniques. Different animation styles have …

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Are you using Whiteboard Animation Videos? STOP – Read this First!

What is whiteboard animation? Whiteboard animation is a type of video technique that shows the viewer the creation of static graphics on the screen. The images are tagged along with narration that takes the listener through the story delivered inside the drawing. These animations might be simple but are entertaining. Whiteboard animation can be a …

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Why are Podcasts so popular in 2021? Why are more People Listening to Podcasts?

Listening to podcasts on varieties of topics has become a routine for many people across the globe. They prefer podcasts over newspapers, magazines, or video clips, for news, entertainment, education, or information.  Although podcasts have been around since long, their popularity in the current times has reached new heights. The simple technology, compatibility with many …

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Animated Videos – A Powerful Storytelling Tool

We all would agree that we loved to hear stories from our grandma, and our young, tender mind would make its images and pictures from the captivating narration. Technology advancement has replaced grandma’s stories with animated, audio-visually supported scripts, compatible with every digital device. Animated storytelling uses fact and designed narrative to communicate the desired …

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How E-learning Voice-Over has Gained Popularity During the Pandemic?

With the ongoing lockdowns and shutdowns across the world due to the pandemic, the traditional way of learning has changed a lot. In the current situation, where educational institutes and offices are shut, the demand for e-learning is on the rise. Moreover, to enhance the learning experience of the learners, more organizations and educational institutes …

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The Benefits of Real-time Captioning

There are several situations when the audience attending seminars and conferences faces a lot of difficulties in understanding what the speaker says. It might be due to the disturbances in the event venue, the lower voice of the speaker, or low-quality sound systems. In such a situation, using live captions can be an optimal solution …

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Top Voice-Over Trends for 2021

The arrival of the internet and subsequent improvement in technology have impacted every industry. Even the voice-over industry has experienced great advancements with the advancement of technology. Every year, this industry is experiencing changes and showing new trends that leave the world bemused. The year 2021 has not been an exception either. The insiders revealed …

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The significance of customized commercials for a region-specific audience

Advertisement is considered as the most critical marketing tactic used while running a business. It is the most powerful medium to promote your products and services among your target audience. These days, multi-lingual or vernacular advertisements are everywhere. Many companies are opting for native advertising to woo their target audience. But what exactly it is? …

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Multi-Language Subtitling Localization 101: What all you need to Know

Globalization is the name, and the audio-video content has transcended beyond boundaries. The TV shows, cartoons, documentaries, and video games have surpassed the local limits and become a global phenomenon. This revolution has necessitated the requirement of translating the sub-titles in more than one language to make it accessible to more people. Brands like Netflix …

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Subtitles and Closed Captions for Social Media Videos: Why should you do it?

Video content is on the upswing on social media. Cisco claimed that videos are expected to make up 82% of all consumer internet traffic by 2021. Social media giants, like Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, are also offering various options to brands to share their video content with their target audience. Viewer engagement is critical for …

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Dubbing or Subtitling? ‘Parasite’ reopens the debate on how to watch foreign films

Parasite, Bong Joon-Ho’s South Korean drama, is the first non-English movie in 92 years to win Best Picture at the Oscars. This dark comedy is about an impoverished family who plans to seek employment from a wealthy family by infiltrating their household and posing as highly qualified individuals. Since its debut in 2019, ‘Parasite’ has …

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Why do we need to focus more on post-production while creating content for kids?

Kids absorb a lot of things, both good and bad, from their favourite TV shows, movies, and video games. These play a significant role in the development and education of a child. It is through these programs that a child is introduced to the various cultures and traditions of the world they live in. Moreover, …

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What is the process of Dubbing a Film and how is it done?

Cinema has become one of the powerful and international forms of entertainment, thanks to the innovation of dubbing. Dubbing is an essential element of localization which enables audiences to consume overseas content in their native language. In simple words, dubbing means translating foreign-language films, TV shows, documentaries, etc., in the language of the target audience. …

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The Evolution of Audio Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in Modern Time

Audio and Virtual Reality is still very young, yet it still manages to capture the day and will reign over the future era. The fields of gaming, social networking, digital marketing, and dubbing have practically taken a 360-degree turn with the humble evolution of the concepts of audio reality and virtual reality. From a bunch …

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Difference between a Dubbing Artist and a Voice-over Artist

The dubbing and voice-over industry is growing at exponential rates. Nowadays, many organizations want to access a wider audience, thanks to the growing consumption of videos on low-cost platforms, like YouTube and Facebook. This has further increased the demand for dubbing and voice-over artists, depending on the type of audiovisual content. Both dubbing and voice-over …

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Evolution of Dubbing – From a service to a necessity to survive in any business – Electronic, Digital, or Print

With the growing video consumption all over the world, the localization industry has witnessed steady growth during the last decade. Nowadays, every company wishes to expand its business globally and reach new audiences who speak different languages. So, localized content is a must to tap into potential international markets. Due to the growing need for …

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India is a country wherein every 200 km, language, and culture changes – so why not the way of dubbing?

With 28 states, a population of 1.3 billion people, and nine union territories, India is a multicultural country and a land of many languages. Currently, India is home to more than 19,000 languages, out of which 22 are official. Besides languages, what sets India apart from the rest is the various cultures and traditions across …

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Subtitles for the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing (SDH), and how are they beneficial

Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH) is a recent innovation by the Video & Film Industry. Initially introduced in America, SDH is similar to regular subtitles in the spoken language, and they also contain some crucial non-dialogue information for those who cannot hear the background sound effects. Such subtitles are typically intended for people …

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How has subtitling helped to enhance the lens of people to feel the content in the original language?

Video content is taking over the internet like a storm. According to a study conducted by Cisco, 80% of the internet traffic will come from videos by 2021. With the growing number of OTT players, the demand for translation services such as subtitling and captioning is on the rise. Adding subtitles to your videos can …

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5 Voice-over warm-ups to enhance your voice to perform at its best

As a voice actor, you must have struggled with finding the right warm-up exercises to enhance your vocal range and abilities. Vocal warm-ups are essential to activate the different resonances, registers, and tonalities of your voice and deliver a smooth performance in front of the mic. It also ensures a healthier voice and prevents vocal …

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Dubbing – Not only a way of Localization; it helps to express real emotions in varied languages

With the continued consumption of high-quality and engaging audiovisual content all over the world, dubbing has become a big deal today. The demand for dubbed content is on the rise in the entertainment industry, and people often look for content translated in their native languages. Moreover, many movies, TV series, reality shows, and video games …

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The Basics of Video Localization

Nowadays, more and more users are consuming video content. Video is one of the essential tools for brands to share information about their products and services, and expand their reach worldwide. According to a HubSpot research study, 79% of consumers prefer to watch a video than reading the text to learn about a brand’s products …

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Common mistakes Voice Actors make

Voiceover is a production technique in which a voice artist lends his/her voice to documentaries, movies, audiobooks, TV shows, video games, and corporate videos. It may seem like easy money, but it is much more than being able to speak clearly into the microphone. Instead, it is about having a real and expressive voice, and …

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Post-Production Services Firm Deluxe Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Highlights: • Deluxe Media Services files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy • Bankruptcy plan is assumed to reduce the long-term debt load by more than half • Media Company is set to receive $115 million of new financing On October 3, 2019, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a US-based post-production giant, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy …

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Tips for effective Dubbing

With the rapid distribution of localized content all over the world, people are now able to watch movies and TV shows in several languages and cultures. It has also increased the demand for professional service of dubbing, which is an indispensable tool to overcome the language barrier. Dubbing is one of the essential aspects of …

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IYUNO Media Group and BTI Studios Merge in Deal which prompts to Reshape Content Localization Industry

Leading media localization providers – Singapore-headquartered IYUNO Media Group and London-based BTI Studios announced the news of their grand merger on September 12, 2019. Both these companies are counted among the top five players of the localization industry and are joining forces to better address the needs of the growing demand for localized content for …

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Voice-over or Subtitles – What is Best for Your Video?

Video content is on the rise, and many companies are thriving to make their content accessible to the global audience. Hence, there is a skyrocketing demand for high quality localized content. Online video translation is a crucial element of an effective marketing strategy. Choosing the right video translation method can either enhance or degrade your …

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How to learn Dubbing and Voice-over?

The entertainment industry is developing at exponential rates. There are new technological advancements, and people are more interested in videos than ever before. With this massive consumption of videos, the demand for dubbing and voice-over artists is on the rise. A rich and attractive voice not only captures the customer’s attention but also leaves a …

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The Benefits of Captions & Subtitles

Recent years have witnessed an explosive growth in the captions and subtitles industry. One of the main reasons for this is the increased demand for video content. Today, a lot of videos are flooding the internet, and people can’t seem to get enough of it. Adding subtitles and captions to such videos allows people to …

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Can A.I. replace Voice Actors?

The term artificial intelligence seems to be thrown around a lot at the moment. In the next few years, the A.I. industry is expected to grow at a much faster pace. More developers and data scientists across the world have begun leveraging this platform to create innovative and automated processes. But, what does artificial intelligence …

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Best Voice Actors of All Time

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Redd Pepper Richardson Green (a.k.a Redd Pepper) was born on 23rd June 1961 in Barbados. For almost 25 years, he has been one of the U. K’s biggest voice-over artists and is popular for voicing film trailers. He has voiced more than a hundred movie trailers including some very popular ones like Jurassic …

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ANIMATION 101: All you need to know!

Image Source: http://bit.ly/2WABYAY What is Animation? ‘Animation’ is a method in which pictures are produced from hand-drawn images, illustrations or photographs posed in a series of incremental movements that are then rapidly sequenced to give the illusion of ‘lifelike’ motion. At present, most animations are made with the help of Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI). History The …

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What is Audio Mixing? – An Overview

Audio mixing is the process of combining recorded tracks into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product. In this process, separate tracks are blended using various processes such as Equalization (EQ), Compression and Reverb. The audio mixing process largely depends on music genres and the quality of sound recordings involved. After all the different …

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Subtitling versus Dubbing

You would have probably come across Subtitling/Dubbing while watching a foreign language movie, TV series or YouTube documentaries/short films. Though both these terms are familiar, many may not know the meaning of these terms or the difference between the two. So, mainly what is the difference between subtitling and dubbing? The debate arises, which is …

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Voice Dubbing – ART and TECHNIQUE

Is dubbing an art or a technique? Both. Any art is incomplete without its technique. In an interview, Bahrâm Zand said, “each artistic field follows its own rules, which are adapted to the specifics of that art form. Learning an artistic technique, you prepare the ground for something hidden and unknown.” He gave an example …

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Your Story Your Language!

Keep a keen eye on your prey. I mean, really get to know your audience. The vital most point to get to connect with your audience is you need to speak their language. In addition to this, pay particular attention to your marketing audience and follow what buzzwords they use every day. Also, take a …

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Linguistic Globalization

Hello! Olà! Bonjour! Namaste! Every culture has a unique way of greeting people around the world. They all mean the same, but touches each one of us more closely when spoken in our own language. That is what makes the difference! With landmark development in satellite communication, the audiovisual content has crossed the boundaries of …

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