With the surge of video streaming, multi-player online games, interactive educational programs and more, audiovisual translations represent a significant – and growing – portion of all global translation activities. However, LSPs worldwide have very few sales and account managers capable of handling AV accounts. To overcome this obstacle, RuFilms School of Audiovisual Translation developed a practical, on-the-job course in audiovisual translation for sales and account managers. This Master Class provides an overview of the course including basic principles and core competencies, sharing strategies for structuring professional development for sales/account managers so they can skillfully approach AV translation sales and account management.
Alexey Kozulyaev is the head of the Moscow School of Audiovisual Translation and Director General of RuFilms - one of the most innovative Russian audiovisual translation companies that has developed university and corporate courses for the selection and training of AV translators of films, TV series, corporate and educational videos, games. RuFilms is a niche company with a unique competitive edge in translation jobs requiring transcreation thus expanding its expertise into the translation of ads, marketing texts and fiction. The audiovisual/gaming specialization of the company also enables RuFilms to provide quality translations of legal, educational, software texts pertaining to audiovisual and gaming production. Alexey graduated from the Moscow State Linguistic University in 1988 and from the New York Film Academy (film directing) in 2006.