Shall we ask the audience? An evaluation of viewers' perception of quality in subtitling

University of Macerata, Italy

Sub-Ti Ltd. London, UK

Federico SPOLETTI is the founder and Managing Director of Sub-ti, a film subtitling company specialising in DVD, film festivals and retrospectives of vintage films. The company is based in London, but operates on a global level, with representatives in Milan, Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon and New York. In the past years, it has provided the subtitles for a number of film festivals and prestigious exhibitions for esteemed organisations such as the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Venice Film Festival, Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna and the MoMA in New York.