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Join ZOO at Languages & The Media 2022

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Jazz Bovill

After being hosted as a virtual event in 2021, Languages & The Media – the International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media – returns in-person between November 7th – 9th 2022 for its 14th occurrence. 

Researchers, industry experts, streaming services, LSPs, and AVT professionals will gather in Berlin from across the globe to discuss the latest research, technologies and practices influencing translation and localization in the world of audiovisual media. The themes for this year’s conference and exhibition include industry trends, technology, access and inclusion, interlingual transfer, new research, and the evolving workplace. 


ZOO Digital at Languages & The Media 

Team ZOO is delighted, as ever, to attend Languages & The Media as an exhibitor, speaker and sponsor. Join us:


Find our stand

Discover the learning and teaching opportunities facilitated by ZOO Academy, the non-profit educational initiative by ZOO Digital.  

Find our team at Stand 4 from 09:00 on Tuesday 8th to 18:00 on Wednesday 9th. 

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The future is now: educating the next generation of localization talent 

Join Mazin Al-Jumaili (ZOO Digital) to explore how ZOO Academy is using a combination of practical training, academic teaching, and industry-leading, cloud-based technology to equip, empower, and elevate the next generation of audiovisual localization talent.

Session: Training & Certification 

Date: Wednesday 9th November  

Time: 11:30 – 13:00 CEST 

Chair: Agnieszka Szarkowska (University of Warsaw / AVT Masterclass) 

Speakers: Mazin Al-Jumaili (ZOO Digital), Linda Lapini (Roehampton University), Serenella Massidda, (Roehampton University), Noelia Marqués-Cobeta (University of Zaragoza)

THE INDUSTRY NEEDS LONG-TERM CAPACITY AND ZOO ACADEMY IS LISTENING.

ZOO Academy exists to bridge the gap between the entertainment industry and research world.  To equip universities and educators with real-world localization technology. To empower the AVT talent pool. To elevate the future-thinking ideas of industry experts.  

ZOO Academy is the non-profit initiative from ZOO Digital, launched to support the future of the entertainment industry’s resource pool.   

As the entertainment industry strains under the current volumes of content production, the focus for the academy is to develop expertly trained translators, adapters, actors, and directors, across all languages, who are ready to be successful contributors to the global media localization community.  

The industry needs long-term capacity and ZOO Academy is listening.


Dubbing session, chaired by Ewa Zawadzka 

Date: Wednesday 9th November  

Time: 14:30 – 15:45 CEST 

Chair: Ewa Zawadzka (Head of Dubbing, ZOO Digital)  

Speakers: Giselle Spiteri Miggiani (University of Malta), Damián Santilli (University of Buenos Aires), Reglindis De Ridder (Stockholm University)

Ewa Zawadzka heads up the ZOO Digital dubbing team for the EMEA region, working closely with our territory managers across Europe and the Middle East. Ewa will chair Wednesday’s Dubbing session at Languages & The Media, coordinating the following presentations around dubbing trends and research:

  • Quality in Translation and Adaptation for Dubbing: Findings based on a Quality Assessment Model applied in a Professional Setting – Giselle Spiteri Miggiani, University of Malta
  • The Predominance of Mexican Spanish in Neutral Spanish Dubbing. A Case Study – Damián Santilli, University of Buenos Aires
  • Language Settings Available for Audiovisual Fiction Studied from a Sociolinguistic Perspective – Reglindis De Ridder, Stockholm University 

Book a meeting

If you’d like to speak to us, our team will be on hand to discuss how ZOO makes globalization easier for the world’s best content creators.

Please fill out the form below to book your meeting.



If there was ever a time for the creative media localization experts to tell the world their story, it is now.


Find out more and register for the conference at www.languages-media.com.