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Old 07-02-2010, 02:43 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by dave13 View Post
....and this is why CodeRedDVD never posts here anymore
Thanks Dave! Well, I haven't been here in a while, but I see things haven't really changed much. The amount of unbridled anger around here continues to baffle me. I haven't been avoiding the site because of this, but it really doesn't make me want to visit often, that's for sure.

Anyway, just to clarify to some here - it is not just translating the interview from Italian to English - that is fairly easy. The main issue is that every line of the translation needs to be timed to when Scavolini is talking so that it can be matched to when he's speaking. It's not as easy as using a dialog list for a feature film where you have various characters conversing and it's easy to put the subtitles where/when they belong. This Scavolini interview is basically a 95-minute one man talking feature-length film and requires much more than a translator just writing down what he's saying on a piece of paper. A professional subtitle-house is the only option and that will cost us well over $3,000 for a title that will never recoup what we've already put out. This is simple business truth. We are not a charity, although we would love to be rich and release everything perfectly. I doubt anyone wants to donate $3,500 to get that interview done. I don't have $3,500 either, unfortunately. Sorry. DVD sales are in the pits, and throwing more cash at a title that will not break even (trust me, it won't) is simply no longer in the cards.

Anyway, it seems the majority of fans out there really just want the film, though, so we have finally decided to release NIGHTMARE within the next six months with the extras we have completed and leave it at that. Hopefully, fans will appreciate what is there instead of what isn't. But the film will be there, and that's the most important thing. Check our blog for the official announcement soon, and the streetdate once it's announced. Thanks.
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