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Darren
January 10th, 2006, 03:54 PM
Hi, folks!

GateWorld is currently in need of a transcriber for Stargate SG-1 episodes. Transcripts need to be written for the new episode each and every week, as well as lots of catch-up work on previous seasons as time allows. Transcripts should include not only dialogue, but well-written descriptions of on-screen events (without additional commentary), and should be spotless and ready to publish to the whole world without any further editing.

You can find format samples by checking out Callie's excellent Atlantis transcripts:

http://www.gateworld.net/atlantis/s2/transcripts/index.shtml
http://www.gateworld.net/atlantis/s1/transcripts/index.shtml

Transcripts from Friday's episode should be done as soon as possible for publication, ideally by the Monday following. You'll want to use resources like closed captioning, end credits (when available), and the Stargate Omnipedia for spelling and exact dialogue.

We'd like to find someone 18 or older, preferably in the U.S. with The SCI FI Channel (as new episodes air here first, and other means of obtaining episodes usually don't include closed captions).

This is, of course, a volunteer and unpaid job. You will get a byline at the top of each transcript you write, and you'll be listed as a GateWorld staff member.

Interested folks must have a solid grasp of proper, written English. Basic HTML skills (bolding, italics, paragraphing) is a also plus.

Please e-mail [email protected] if you are interested!

Stricken
January 11th, 2006, 05:37 AM
I#m interested but I'm under 18 and live in the UK, but you have given me a great idea for my site.

The solid grasp of English would also be a problem, strangly my HTML skills are better :D Im sure someone will, and I say, Good Luck To them :D

Qasim
January 11th, 2006, 05:40 AM
There are a few sites that do stuff like this:

http://www.moon-catchin.net/gatenoise/sgatranscripts.htm
http://www.moon-catchin.net/gatenoise/sg1transcripts.htm

How about you contact them and try to come to some sort of agreement as they are already doing it they also have transcripts of specials :D

I think their is a yahoo group aswell

Edit: see http://www.stargatesg1971.com/transcript.html

Stricken
January 11th, 2006, 05:45 AM
I think Darren's after someone who will wirte for Gateworld only, the StargateWiki is where I go to read transcripts, but if they were on GW they I would read them here due to accesibility

Qasim
January 11th, 2006, 06:07 AM
I think Darren's after someone who will wirte for Gateworld onlyIf they were writing poetry I could understand that but its a fracking transcript!!! :D

Darren
January 11th, 2006, 12:27 PM
If someone is already writing them for another site, we obviously have no need for exclusivity if we can reach an agreement. We have pursued other options which, for such and such reasons, have prompted us to look for our own transcriber.

BackStageJim
January 18th, 2006, 02:01 PM
It would be nice to wrangle them from Kwoosh directly.

Doing a transcript isn't hard, but turn around by Monday am is pushing it. Even SG-Heads have a life.

AGateFan
January 18th, 2006, 02:54 PM
It would be nice to wrangle them from Kwoosh directly.

Doing a transcript isn't hard, but turn around by Monday am is pushing it. Even SG-Heads have a life.
Really, you have a life. I should get myself one of those. :)
Sadly my HTML skills are lacking or I would volunteer.

Qasim
January 18th, 2006, 02:57 PM
I would volunteer but my means of watching dont have subtitles and I dont have much patience :D

NowIWillDestroyAbydos
January 18th, 2006, 04:49 PM
I would volunteer but my means of watching dont have subtitles and I dont have much patience :D
I would also volunteer, but I also don't have much patience, like Qasim does.

Darren
January 18th, 2006, 07:52 PM
No need for HTML skills. Anything you need to know about using HTML tags in a transcript I can tell you in a single e-mail.

memnarch
January 21st, 2006, 05:16 PM
If the position has not been filled by february 18, I'd be glad to help out. I'll turn eighteen then. I also have experience in script writing, if that helps.:)

TheGreatLordGeorge
January 21st, 2006, 05:25 PM
I am interested! I have sent you an email.

Katrina Halliwell
January 25th, 2006, 06:48 PM
I'm prolly gonna hate myself by the next exam period again but... I'm interested. Sending an email. :)

Central Gal
January 27th, 2006, 10:00 PM
I'm 20 something with a bachelor degree in print journalism. Which is just to say I'm an educated writer. I don't tape the new episodes however, I simply wait until they come out on DVD, so I don't think I'd be much help to transcribe new episodes. However you mentioned playing catch-up on older episodes. I have all of the first eight seasons on DVD and would be willing to help you out with any of those if you'd like.

AscendedOne
January 29th, 2006, 01:29 PM
I am interested. I will send an email later tonight.

SG-1ssm
January 29th, 2006, 03:59 PM
Hi, folks!

GateWorld is currently in need of a transcriber for Stargate SG-1 episodes. Transcripts need to be written for the new episode each and every week, as well as lots of catch-up work on previous seasons as time allows. Transcripts should include not only dialogue, but well-written descriptions of on-screen events (without additional commentary), and should be spotless and ready to publish to the whole world without any further editing.

You can find format samples by checking out Callie's excellent Atlantis transcripts:

http://www.gateworld.net/atlantis/s2/transcripts/index.shtml
http://www.gateworld.net/atlantis/s1/transcripts/index.shtml

Transcripts from Friday's episode should be done as soon as possible for publication, ideally by the Monday following. You'll want to use resources like closed captioning, end credits (when available), and the Stargate Omnipedia for spelling and exact dialogue.

We'd like to find someone 18 or older, preferably in the U.S. with The SCI FI Channel (as new episodes air here first, and other means of obtaining episodes usually don't include closed captions).

This is, of course, a volunteer and unpaid job. You will get a byline at the top of each transcript you write, and you'll be listed as a GateWorld staff member.

Interested folks must have a solid grasp of proper, written English. Basic HTML skills (bolding, italics, paragraphing) is a also plus.

Please e-mail [email protected] if you are interested!

Why not just keep using the SG1 Transcripts Yahoo Group? That's what I do for the transcripts on my site (I got permission)

Darren
January 30th, 2006, 08:18 PM
Thanks for the interest, everyone! We've found a transcriber for new episodes.

We will probably put together a team to go back and do the several years' worth of episodes for which we don't have transcripts yet. If you are confident in your skills and would like to be in on it, e-mail me if you haven't already. More to come when we get to that project.