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Adaptation is more than translation

Preserving our cultural heritage

22 / 09 / 2021
Cobus Slabber and Bontle Mafojane

What exactly is adaptation and what does it take to be able to ensure quality adaptation, relevant to the audience? We asked two of our team members to share their insights.

Cobus Slabber, Localisation Coordinator at Content ...

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Celebrating Heritage Day

The Beauty of Culture

19 / 09 / 2021
Rethabile Selepe
Creative Editor

National Heritage Day is coming up soon, giving us the perfect opportunity to celebrate our unique rainbow nation.

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The power of women in Localisation

Females at the forefront of storytelling

05 / 08 / 2021
Emirah Mohiudeen
Localisation Manager

Around the globe, women from all walks of life look to the screen to decide what they aspire to and what they are capable of becoming. Film and television help us, as individual women, to find truths in who ...

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29 / 07 / 2021
Tamzin Williams
Subtitle Editor

The pandemic has had a negative impact all-round on pursuing goals and although this sentiment is all around us, I like to believe that it has actually given us an opportunity to challenge ourselves beyond the norm, to really ...

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Why nothing in studio happens ‘willy nilly’

Willie Fritz - Creative Director and Language Specialist

16 / 07 / 2021
Joy Matambo
Talent Manager

Willie Fritz has spent much of his career wearing many hats, including that of an accomplished writer, Broadcasting Producer and Sound Director for all Naspers Magazines’ weekly radio spots. Most recently, he’s made Content Lab his home ...

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Shaun Thomas
Talent Bookings Assistant

These four simple words were made famous by Hamlet, who proclaimed that whatever is destined to happen will happen soon enough, and that for those on Earth, “the readiness is all”.

These words have woven ...

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A look into this mysterious world

31 / 05 / 2021
Shaun Thomas
Talent Bookings Assistant

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the world of dubbing? In fact, what even is dubbing? Who are these voice artists and what is a voicebank?

Well, I’d like to invite you to pull ...

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It's an art

05 / 05 / 2021
Celeste Crowster
Talent Assistant

Localisation is the process of adapting something, whether it be a product or content, so that it’s tailored to a specific locale or market. To give you a simple example, the word localisation itself could be spelled two ...

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Career advice for Gen Z

Prepare to nail that first job

06 / 04 / 2021
Robyn Du Plooy
HR and Learning Manager

The first chapter of your career is an exciting time, but for some it can also be quite overwhelming. And not to overwhelm you even further, but there are literally thousands of applicants competing for the same jobs as ...

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One year into lockdown

and this is how we’re doing

24 / 03 / 2021
Robyn Du Plooy
HR and Learning Manager

You may think from the headline that we’re rocking it, but in all honesty we’re still adjusting. In the words of John Denver:

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