These projects mostly require a comprehensive and professional transcription process. The process is extremely complicated; since it requires one to have a keen ability to listen and capture exact words; in order to avoid any misquoting or leaving any important information.
Get a Successfully Transcribed Documentary Interview; IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO FOLLOW THESE TIPS:
Be Very Intent While, Listening/Watching the Documentary:
To make sure that the transcription process for the documentary interview is flawless and free from misinformation; listening/watching to recorded audio/video intently forms the very crucial part. And this needs to be done without jotting it down. This is the very initial stage which helps the transcriptionist to get acclimatize with the whole documentary and prepare the pointers to initiate the transcription process. In such case, one should identify total number of speakers involved; the probable number of units and the subject matter covered in the entire documentary.
In case a single wrap is not adequate, a second one should be undertaken for the entire file or in particular portions which need focus.
Create a Copy of The Original File:
When transcribing a documentary interview; it is always recommended to make sure that you create a duplicate version of recorded file; before you start the process. It should be remembered that it would be complicated to repeat the interview owing to short time limit between the recording and broadcast of the interview. In such times, the copy comes in as handy means; in case certain part of original file are destroyed while running the tape again and again to capture the exact words. This offers you with an alternative file to continue with your work in order to catch the destroyed parts of the original documentary.
Incorporate Time Coding:
Time coding is very crucial in the documentary interview transcription. It is mainly because time code indicates the beginning of the answer or explanation given by the speakers during the interview; hence outlining the duration taken by a particular answer. However, time coding gives exceptional skills and experience in transcription process. Time coding ensures world-class quality as demanded by the international media.
Include Thumb-Nail Pictures:
While transcribing documentary interview, it is vital to include thumb nail pictures in the final transcript. The thumb nail pictures makes documentary interview transcript to stand out and give a more unique touch. Wrapping it up; transcription requires years of experience and skills to churn out the best transcription. Therefore, hiring professional documentary interview transcription services is highly recommended.
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