Projects by our members

Current projects

Accessible Culture & Training (ACT)

Funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Researchers from the University of Antwerp: Aline Remael, Gert Vercauteren, Isabelle Robert, Nina Reviers 

In collaboration with: research group Transmedia Catalonia at UAB, Queen's University Belfast (Northern Ireland), the University of Vienna (Austria), theatre companies Trànsit Projectes and NT Gent, the Department of Culture of the Government of Catalonia, Enter (Flemish Centre of Expertise on Accessibility) and the European Certification and Qualification Association (ECQA).

Audio Description for the theatre: preparing the stage 

Funded by Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds (BOF)

Researchers: Aline Remael (supervisor), Luc Van Den Dries (co-supervisor), Hanne Roofthooft (researcher)

With support from: VeBeS, NTGent, Toneelhuis, SBPV

The efficacy of translation-memory software for the translation of documentaries

Funded by Artesis University College

Researchers: Sabien Hanoulle (University of Antwerp), Aline Remael (University of Antwerp), Veronique Hoste (University of Ghent)

With support from: VRT

Audio Description in Dutch: A corpus-based study into the linguistic features of a new, multimodal text typ

Funded by Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds (BOF).

Researchers: Nina Reviers, Aline Remael, Reinhild Vandekerckhove (University of Antwerp)

With support from: CLiPS research centre (UAntwerpen), CAIAC research centre (UAB, Spain)

Past projects

Live subtitling with speech recognition: procedures for quality improvement.

Jointly funded by University Antwerp and Artesis University College Antwerp.

Researchers: Mariëlle Leijten (UA), Aline Remael (Artesis),Luuk Van Waes (UA)

ADLAB - Audio Description: Lifelong Acces for the Blind 

ADLAB was a three-year (2011-2014) project financed by the European Union under the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP). 

Partners: The project has eight partners from six European countries: the Department of Language, Interpreting and Translation Sciences at the University of Trieste (co-ordinating institution) and the Senza Barriere association in Italy, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Istituto Politécnico de Leiria (Portugal), Artesis University College (Belgium), Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland) and the television companies Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) and Vlaamse Radio en Televisie (VRT), Belgium.

Researchers from Transmedia Benelux: Aline Remael, Gert Vercauteren, Nina Reviers (University of Antwerp) and Eric De Snerck (VRT)

For more visit the project website

The Status of the (re)translated inter-title in the restoration and presentation of silent film.

Jointly funded by University Antwerp and Artesis University College Antwerp

Researchers: Tom Paulus (University of Antwerp), Aline Remael (then Artesis), Jana Ostyn

The purpose and desirability of Dutch-Dutch subtitling of TV programmes in Flanders: an audience-focused investigation and the follow-up project “The desirability of intralingual Dutch subtitling on Flemish television.

Jointly funded by University of Antwerp and Artesis University College Antwerp.

Researchers: Annick De Houwer (then University of Antwerp), Aline Remael (then Artesis), Reinhild Van de Kerckhove (University of Antwerp), Isabelle Van der Niepen, Nele Jaeken

Digital Television for All

EU pilot project submitted by Dr. Pilar Orero of the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. Aline Remael from Transmedia Benelux is partner in the research sub-project devoted to Subtitling for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, sub-contracted participant.

Subtitling on the Flemish television: a comparative research about open, interlingual subtitling for fiction on the commercial broadcaster VT4 and the public broadcaster VRT in Belgium.

Funded by Artesis University College

Researchers: Aline Remael, Sabien Hanoulle (then Artsis)

Audiobeschrijving in het Nederlands: aanzet tot corpusonderzoek van een nieuwe multimodale vertaalvorm, [Audio-description in Dutch: A pilot project into corpus analysis of a new form of multimodal translation]

Funded by Artesis University College Antwerp.

Researchers: Aline Remael (then Artesis), Walter Daelemans (University of Antwerp), Nina Reviers (then Artesis)


More information and publications regarding these projects can be found on the personal websites of Transmedia Benelux members