Subtitling Media Pilot Project

Next steps

A project will run in Semester 1 2019/20 to establish a centrally supported subtitling service and training programme.

To take forward the recommendations and learnings from this pilot, a project will run in Semester 1 2019/20 to establish a centrally supported subtitling service.

The project will deliver the following: 

  • Support for subtitling high priority media content (high-use public facing or required for students with adjustments). This will be staffed by a small number of student Subtitling Editors as per the pilot project and have a clear service definition outlining the scope and constraints of the service. 
  • A training programme to support any School who wants to employ their own student Subtitling Editor. Students would use the same technologies and working practices as ISG, and be included within a network of student Subtitling Editors for support. 
  • An ongoing Digital Skills offering to support anyone who needs to learn how to create their own subtitles. 
  • Exploration of a commercial opportunity with Quorate for more accurate automated subtitling. If something could be made to work for us, there may be opportunities for the sector as a whole.