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Closed Captioning Best Practices and Legal Requirements for Digital Delivery of TV & Film

New FCC regulations require video programming that is captioned on TV to also be captioned when distributed on the Internet. In this webinar, Netflix and Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) discuss the new legal requirements, best practices, and standards for closed captioning.


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Closed Captioning Best Practices and Legal Requirements for Digital Delivery of TV & Film

New FCC regulations require video programming that is captioned on TV to also be captioned when distributed on the Internet. In this webinar, Netflix and Entertainment Merchants Association discuss the new and upcoming legal requirements, best practices, and standards for closed captioning entertainment and media content. The topics covered are:

  • FCC regulations for TV and film content distributed on the Internet
  • Which entities and types of programming are affected? Which are exempt?
  • How to petition for an exemption?
  • Standards for captioning and subtitling
  • FCC’s guidance on caption quality, video clips, and end-user control
  • Best practices for caption formats, certifications, frame rate, styling, and onscreen placement

Presenters

Dae Kim
Video Engineer | Netflix

Sean Bersell
VP, Public Affairs | Entertainment Merchants Assoc.

Josh Miller (Moderator)
Co-Founder | 3Play Media

Claudia Rocha
Operations Manager | 3Play Media

Tole Khesin (Moderator)
VP, Marketing | 3Play Media

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