Live online course
on lip-sync dubbing

with dr Giselle Spiteri Miggiani
world-class dubbing expert

This practical introductory session on dubbing script adaptation techniques will take place live on Zoom on 17 January 2024 (Wednesday) at:

  • 8 - 10 am Los Angeles 
  • 11 am - 1 pm New York 
  • 1 - 3 pm Buenos Aires 
  • 4 - 6 pm London 
  • 5 - 7 pm Berlin 
  • 9 - 11 pm Bangalore

The course consists of an interactive hands-on training session where you will learn how to create dubbing scripts.

This session will NOT be recorded.

It's recommended to attend Part 1 of the course before attending Part 2.



Available only until 30th November!

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Who is this course for?

This course is for you if you would like to become a dubbing professional

  • Subtitlers

    Are you a subtitling professional and would like to tap into the thriving dubbing market?

  • Translators

    Are you a written text translator who would like to move into media localisation?

  • Linguists

    Are you a linguist and you would like to harness your language skills and start an exciting career as a dubbing professional?

Course outline

Script adaptation techniques

  • Script anatomy

  • Adaptation process: Tips and best practices

  • Quality assessment checklist

  • Adaptation practical task and discussion/feedback

Why this course?

This course will follow a global approach to dubbing, applicable to any territory. It's non-language specific. It will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to begin script adaptation for lip-sync dubbing.
It will take a practitioner-driven approach offering practical insights into the industry backstage.
You will gain access to essential information, best practices, and techniques while focusing on the technical challenges and constraints of this professional practice.
The course consists of two parts, with Part 1 focusing on theory and Part 2 offering an opportunity to practice.
It's recommended to attend Part 1 of the course before attending Part 2.

Learning outcomes

You will learn how to...

  • Apply fundamental lip-sync adaptation techniques

  • Address the demands & constraints of script adaptation

  • Identify & manage script elements

  • Apply norms, standards, and best practices

  • Recognize workflows and client norm expectations

  • Utilize a quality assessment checklist effectively

Meet your instructor

Dubbing Expert

Giselle Spiteri Miggiani, Ph.D., is a tenured lecturer in the Department of Translation, Terminology, and Interpreting Studies at the University of Malta, and is the founder and coordinator of the audiovisual translation postgraduate specialisation stream. She is also an audiovisual translator and dubbing dialogue writer since 2006. She is regularly invited to deliver lectures and talks at conferences and other universities and provides training and consultancy to global leading stakeholders and EU Institutions. She taught at the Università degli Studi di Torino, University College London, Universidad de Sevilla, University of Roehampton, ISTRAD, Universidad Europea, University of Essex, La Sapienza di Roma, Council of the EU, EU Parliament. She is the author of the book Dialogue writing for dubbing. An insider’s perspective (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), among other journal articles and chapters. Her research interests focus on cloud dubbing technologies, quality in dubbing, Italian and English language dubbing, and inclusive arts and media. Her current impact research focuses on the development of audiovisual translation and integrated access in Malta's media and cultural sectors.

Giselle Spiteri Miggiani

What you will get from this course

  • Premium learning experience

    Get access to engaging training materials full of practical examples

  • Live session

    Participate in the online session to learn from the expert

  • Hands-on practice

    Join the session to put your knowledge into practice right away

  • Social media learning community

    Gain unlimited access to our private Facebook group to engage in discussions with your fellow students

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome!

    2. Next steps

    1. Script Adaptation Techniques

About this course

  • €79,00

Showcase your skills


Once you complete the course, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion. Certificates are a great way to document your learning! You can share them on social media and use them with clients, employers or colleagues.
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Take part in the theoretical session first!

Check out the details below

  • LIVE: Introduction to Dubbing [Part 1] Lip-sync Dubbing Fundamentals

    Don't miss Part 1 of our theoretical introductory dubbing training on 11 January 2024 (5:00-6:30 pm CET) where Dr Giselle Spiteri Miggiani will introduce you to the absolute fundamentals of dubbing, industry benchmarks and quality standards!


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Any questions?

  • How long does it take to complete the course?

    This is a live edition of the course. Part 2 will be interactive and will last 120 minutes.

  • Will I have to attend regular online classes?

    Yes, this is a one-time class that you will need to attend online. You will receive a meeting link before the event. You are welcome to join our private Facebook group to network with your fellow students. If you're not a fan of Facebook, you can follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or send us an e-mail at [email protected].

  • Do I need any software?

    No, to complete this course you don't need access to any software.

  • Can I get an invoice for the course with my company/organization details?

    Sure! All you need to do is send us your organization details (name, address, VAT number) at [email protected]. Our accounting team will be back with the invoice.