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Elena Chang

Contact Information

City State Zip Code: Los Angeles CA 91344
Primary Phone Number: (310) 266-3004
Fax Number: -
Secondary Phone Number: (818) 832-9246
Email: info@hollywoodinterpreter.com
Website: https://www.hollywoodinterpreter.com/



Directory Profile

Translation Service(s): Abstracting
Dubbing/subtitling
Editing
Localization
Proofreading
Translating
ATA Certified: No
Interpreting Mode(s): Consecutive
Sight translation
Interpreting Method(s) In-person
Over-the-phone interpreting (OPI)
Video remote interpreting (VRI)
Whispered interpreting (chuchotage)
Interpreting Setting(s): Community
Educational
Healthcare
Legal/court
Interpreting Only
Areas of Specialization:
Business/Trade
Disaster Relief/Humanitarian
Government/Diplomatic
Human Resources
Immigration
Insurance
Intergovernmental
Labor Relations
Law Enforcement
Media
Medicine
Military/Conflict Zones
Social Services
ATA-Approved
Interpreting Credentials:
No
Sign Language: No
Sample Voice File:
Western Union2.m4a
Nopal Tonic Essence.m4a
Canadian Rockies narration_VO 58 sec by Elena Chang.mp3
Google Drive.mp3
Education: Graduate
T&I Degree: No
Experience: 16 - 20 Years
Computer Equipment Used: Mac
PC
UNIX
Translation Tools: MemoQ
OmegaT
Wordbee
XTM
Language Combinations:
English into Korean
Korean into English
Additional Languages: North Korean dialects: 1. Urban dialect, which is spoken in and around the North Korean capital Pyongyang* *NK standard dialect is called "Moon-hwa-uh (Cultured Language)" whereas South Korean standard dialect is called "Pyo-joon-uh (Standard Language)", which is the spoken language of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, and surrounding Gyeonggi Province (South Korea's official name is Republic of Korea, ROK, whereas North Korea's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK) 2. Rural dialects including that of Pyong-an, Hahm-kyong and Jah-gahng Provinces, respectively. **On-site or remote coaching and/or consulting services for language, culture, and history of the Korean peninsula where both Koreas are located ***Declaration: As a business entity recognized by Los Angeles Office of Finance (https://finance.lacity.org/) in the State of California, I am NOT affected by AB5. Many thanks to my agency clients in the U.S. and abroad for continued support. I also welcome and look forward to future opportunities from new agency and direct clients. Please contact me if further verification is needed. Thank you.
Native Language:
This is the dominant target language
Korean
Areas of Specialization:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Literature-fiction
Journalism
Business
Real estate
Travel & tourism
Shipping & maritime
Printing & publishing
Marketing
Insurance
Hotel management
Banking
Advertising & public relations
Computers
Software localization
Engineering
Aerospace engineering
Industrial engineering
Entertainment
Video game
Theater
Television & radio
Music
Film
Multimedia
Sports
Industry & Technology
Automotive industry
Transportation
Telecommunications
Steelmaking
Machinery & tools
Building & construction
Cosmetics
Military & weapons
Law
Contracts
Corporate law
Tax law
Patents, trademarks, & copyrights
Personal injury law
Medicine
Anatomy & physiology
Psychiatry
Pharmaceuticals
Nutrition
Nontraditional medicine
Instruments, medical
Health care
Social Sciences
Anthropology
Behavioral science
Criminology & penology
Demography
Education
History
Immigration
Information & library sciences
International development
Political science
Psychology
Sociology
Additional Information: Specialized Areas (in addition to such topics as legal, marketing, medical, business, et al., which I handle regularly): 1. Korean Language and Culture Consultant for author Martin Limón's Sueno and Bascom Investigation Series' latest installment "G.I. Confidential" (Soho Press, October, 2019) 2. Fiction and Non-fiction Literary Translation: Korean edition of "The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today" by Thomas E. Ricks (The Penguin Press, 2012) is scheduled to be published by Guiparang Publishing in Seoul, Korea. 3. Screenplays, TV show scripts, treatments, and synopses: list available upon request 4. Transcreation/localization, copywriting, and evaluation of marketing/advertorial/educational text: samples available upon request 5. Voiceover and ADR in narration, character work, lip-sync dubbing, etc., both in Korean and in English, as a fully-paid up and voting member of SAG-AFTRA, the integrated union of previously Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Professional-quality home studio recording available during WFH period. Following VO samples are available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHjdS7pag0U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rkpp8RVj9lo&feature=youtu.be *More VO samples are available upon request. 6. Korean dialog & dialect coaching: North Korean dialects included, for individual actors as well as group sessions, both on-location and off-site; NK dialect coaching position was pending for major Hollywood film "Pyongyang" based on Guy Delisle's graphic novel "Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea" (2003) until the production was canceled due to the cyber-attack incident against Sony Pictures in relation to "The Interview" (2014), a Sony film. 7. Korean language speaking & listening and interpreting skill level tester in reference to the ILR standards 8. Liaison/in-person interpreting for filmmakers: among the latest interpreting services were for Mr. Boichi (manga artist of Dr. Stone) at Anime NYC (Nov. 2019) and for Director Bong Joon-ho & Actor Song Kang-ho of "Parasite" (2020 Academy Awards winner for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film; Palme d'Or winner of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival among other accolades) My Background: --Creative writing (in Korean, many top writing competition awards won throughout K-12) --Law (bachelor's degree from Seoul National University, http://en.snu.ac.kr/), --Journalism (4 years as editing staff member at Chosun llbo, one of the most prestigious daily newspapers in South Korea, http://english.chosun.com/) --Acting (more than 25 years, with MFA degree in acting from School of Theater, California Institute of the Arts, https://www.calarts.edu/) --Broadcasting experience both in Korea and the U.S. as panelist, reporter, and news anchor at Korean Broadcasting System, Seoul Broadcasting System, Christian Broadcasting System, Radio Korea USA, Korean Home Shopping Network, among others. Final tidbit: Founder/CEO of Rolling Jade Productions, a Korean-language dubbing/voice-over production company of professional actors with years of experience both in the U.S. and Korea. Full and vertical service is provided from script translation to casting, directing, and recording to final QA. Declaration: As a business entity recognized by Los Angeles Office of Finance (https://finance.lacity.org/) in the State of California, I am NOT affected by AB5. Many thanks to my agency clients in the U.S. and abroad for continued support. I also welcome and look forward to future opportunities from new agency and direct clients. Please contact me if further verification is needed. Thank you.
Résumé: http://atanet.org/onlinedirectories/tsd_view.php?id=13234
View/download ElenaChang_KOREAN Linguist Resume_ATA2021.pdf
ATA Status: Voting Member
Payment Methods Accepted: Check
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Currencies Accepted: US Dollar
Euro
Australian Dollar
British Pound
Canadian Dollar
Swedish krona
Norwegian krone
Swiss franc
South Korean won
Japanese yen
New Zealand dollar


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