Welcome To Talking Type

Since 2003, Talking Type has been providing closed captioning, subtitling and script services to some of the biggest names in the film and television industry. When we started out in 2003 we were dealing with tape. There was no such thing as digital video. Closed captioning was encoded to line 21 of the VBI. As the technology has changed, so have we in many ways. But our attention to detail remains the same as it was in our starting days. We took closed captioning very serious then, and now. Starting with just 30 minutes of closed captioning in our first month in 2003, today we can managed up to 20 hours of closed captioning and subtitling a day. In addition to this, we manage about 6 hours of CCSL in one day.

Talking Type started out, like many other companies, from a garage. Today we have two offices, one where we just do closed captioning and the other is our headquarters at Bethesda, MD, from where our management staff serves our clients and controls all the work that we do.

We are proud of the exceptional work we do. We are proud of the exceptional clients that we have, who have stayed with us for all these years. We pledge to serve every client, old and new, with the best in closed captioning and subtitling in the world.

We walk the talk!

Who Is Talking Type

To provide best closed captioning and subtitling services money can buy.
To provide best closed captioning and subtitling service at very reasonable cost.
We provide the best closed captioning service at very fair price.

Why choose us

  • Accurate, accurate, accurate
  • Always on time.
  • Reasonable price
  • Responsive service

Meet the Talking Types

Sanjay Chabra
Sanjay ChabraFounder and President
I come from the film and TV production world. My first assignment was as production manager with a TV series called ‘Fauji’ which starred the now super-star Shah Rukh Khan. (I never could have imagined he’d make it so big. My daughter still can’t forgive me for having let Shah Rukh slip away). My claim to fame is having yelled at him when he’d be late for a shoot.

I’ve been in the closed captioning world for 15 years now and make a documentary now and then.

– Sanjay

Turquoise Jackson
Turquoise JacksonProject Manager
Dave Hoag
Dave HoagEncoding Director
Dave Hoag is a seasoned video engineer who has been in the 35mm film industry since film first came into existence (almost). Dave digitizes and encodes video with closed captions and subtitles.
Liz Crooks
Liz CrooksHead of English Editing
Liz Crooks is the head of English language editors. Meticulous and extremely creative, Liz is a wizard with words when it comes to describing our CCSL projects.

Liz is raising two rambunctious kids and a beagle with her husband.

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