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 Closed captioning (CC) is often a misunderstood aspect of the post-production process. Below are common questions about closed captioning that we often hear at Line 21: 1. What's the difference between closed captioning and subtitling? While both CC and subtitling display text on screen, closed captioning is...

Whistler Film Festival Whistler Film Festival. It’s Canada’s answer to Sundance, but we have Caesars, our beer has more alcohol, and our mountain had a starring role in the Olympics! Sure, you’ve been up to Whistler for some world-class skiing and snowboarding, but we think it’s...

 This Is High School Premieres on CBC, October 2A six-part series that gives audiences unprecedented access into the world of today’s teenagers. Producers put 50 remote-controlled cameras in a typical secondary school—and let them run for eight weeks. This fly-on-the-wall series captures the challenges facing both educators...

 We all have items we can’t do without at work. We surveyed Line 21’s staff to discover what they always have near them. There are the obvious work-related items you’d expect, but there are also lots of unusual…essentials. ...

At Line 21, we have an incredible staff. Many of us have been together since the '90s, through the life changes of all kinds that you might expect over 20 years or so. I've been asked to write some tips about how we've achieved our...

Line 21's Office Shorthand Some of us have been doing this captioning job really quite a long time, up to 26 years. Over that time, we've developed weird shorthand terminology which we've mixed with more accepted film/video and workflow terminology. Some of these things have become...

Last month, we talked about the idea of combining work and travel, and how you can make that happen. This month, learn about the benefits for you and your company, as well as getting some ideas on where to start!Sunset Sign at Ao Nang Beach,...

I would take a gamble and bet that "more travel" is pretty high on most everyone's bucket list, but with a full-time job and only a couple of weeks of vacation a year, it can seem like an unrealistic dream. I believe it's possible to...

Line 21 is fortunate to employ some extremely talented people. Last month, we introduced you to the impressive abilities of half of our staff. This month, we round out the list with the talents/skills/credentials with which the rest of our staff are gifted, beyond those...