JBI Studios' Blog on Voice-Over, Dubbing, and Multimedia Localization.

October 7, 2020

How COVID-19 Has Affected The Language Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses throughout the world, with companies adjusting their operations to ensure the safety of their employees and customers. For example, the […]
September 30, 2020

Localizing for Taiwan: Cultural & Linguistic Tips to Keep in Mind

Taiwan–officially known as the Republic of China (R.O.C.)–is an island nation approximately 100 miles off the coast of mainland China. Taiwan has recently gained worldwide attention […]
September 16, 2020

Latin America Localization Tips

Latin America is a vast region that includes South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico, which all speak romance languages (mainly Spanish, Portuguese, French). The […]
September 9, 2020
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5 Tips for Subtitling Foreign-Language Video Footage for Editors

Multilingual footage – including field interviews and B-roll – can be a huge challenge for editors if they don’t know the languages spoken. Fortunately, subtitling is […]
September 2, 2020

Important Localization and Translation Terms to Know

The localization and translation industry is growing, and more and more companies are looking for services to expand their outreach to a global market. When first […]
August 26, 2020

Human vs Machine Translation: How Do They Compare?

Google Translate and other machine translation software has come a long way since their infancy. Many users’ first experiences using Google Translate resulted in humorous responses […]
August 19, 2020

Tips for Localizing Content for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a wide geographic location that encompasses many different countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines with diverse ethnic groups within each region. […]
May 20, 2020
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Top Benefits of Video Localization

Video localization consists of taking an original video and adapting it for a target audience in a particular region or country. This could encompass dubbing it […]
April 29, 2020
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How to Effectively Localize Video Games For Japan

Japan is the third largest video game market in the world following the U.S. and China. However, Japanese gamers spend the most money per user at […]