Since the death of silent film and the birth of the ‘talkies’ in the late 1920s, the question of how to translate on-screen entertainment has been a worldwide conundrum. Almost a century later, film translation has developed into an art form of its own – yet approaches remain very different.



Is the only thing standing between you and your new international market a properly localized website? These five tips make conquering the world a breeze.



Diego Mosca is the new Chief Operating Officer of Supertext Deutschland. An Italian by birth and a Berliner by choice, he knows the language industry like the back of his hand. As a certified translator, language coordinator and sales manager, he’s worked in Spain, Poland, Italy and Germany in the last 12 years alone. And he’s always got seven different phrasebooks and a volleyball kit along for the ride.


People unfamiliar with Supertext’s MO are often bewildered by the somewhat ambitious-sounding title of “Language Manager”. What exactly do our language managers do and what sets them apart from project managers? And, most importantly, what advantages do they offer on a highly competitive translation market?











Biddschee(You’re welcome): our little Oktoberfest dictionary. We’ve collected some snippets of the Bavarian dialect all to do with attire, food and social culture to help make your Oktoberfest in Munich a linguistic success.


When you’re used to using the Latin alphabet, it can be easy to overlook one of the central questions of any language – how we write it down. A look at some of the more interesting ways in which languages have put pen to paper.