A big part of the job of captioning and transcribing is watching television shows, movies, and other digital media very closely. Sometimes over and over again. This attention to content pays off in unexpected ways. 1. We can recognize a bargain. I learned that to make...

Thank you to Leslie Foster for this month's recipe. She based her Fudgy Flourless Cookies on this recipe. And now, over to Leslie...

  [caption id="attachment_1184" align="alignnone" width="392"] American Sign Language: Just one of 200 recognized sign languages across the globe![/caption] I was reading recently that texting is the greatest communication tool to have entered the lives of Deaf people in a long time. It makes sense: a widespread mainstream...

What Is Closed Captioning? talks about the difference between closed captioning and subtitling by explaining that closed captioning is meant for a non-hearing audience while subtitling assumes that the audience can hear but doesn't understand the language being spoken. This means that subtitles include just what...

              MacCaption, made by CPC and one of the applications we use for captioning, has a new feature called Assemble Caption that allows you to work more closely with a final cut pro timeline and automatically edit an existing caption file. It’s a efficient tool that gives...

This month's trick comes from Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell of Frisnit Electric Industrial Co. He's invented an awesome trick to turn TV shows into a series of annotated static shots — an instant kind of comic book that you can read on your ereader! This is a...

  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...

 The Liquidator: On The Go Airs on OLN, Thursdays at 9pm This special-edition season follows Jeff to far-flung locations that few other liquidators would dare to visit, as he’s constantly forced out of his comfort zone.  Follow Jeff as he travels from New Dehli to Palm Springs...

 Klondike Trappers Airs on History Channel, Wednesdays at 10pm Klondike Trappers follows a group of brave souls pursuing an ancient and dangerous way of life in the frozen wilderness that borders Alaska and the Yukon.  Keeping Canada Alive Airs on CBC , Sundays at 9pm A revealing snapshot of the...