International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

“The Process of Subtitling at Film Festivals: Death in Venice?”
Estel·la Oncins

Much has been written on subtitling films and TV content, but little is known about the process of subtitling for film festivals. Compared to ordinary films seen in the cinemas or on TV, in the case of film festivals technology has a higher impact on both the process and the display. This contribution presents a retrospective analysis of the subtitling practice at film festivals, data gathered from the Venice Film Festival - which is the oldest festival of its kind dating from 1932. Though the subtitling process may not be the same as in other film festivals, the underline principles remain the same.

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