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the A-Z of Take 1

Give us an A! Give us a B! It's the Take 1 A to Z for no better reason than we thought it would be great fun (and educational too!) So here are 26 great reasons to choose us for your project. (tip: point mouse in each to zoom!)

a
affordable

From only £11.90 per 1000 words, our transcription rates are very competitive.

b
bespoke

Every client is different, so here at Take1, we will tailor a solution to fit your exact requirements.

c
closed captions

With the capacity to handle over 20.000 hours of content per year, we can provide closed captions or subtitles for your next project.

d
DFXP

DFXP files are an easy way to import caption data in an online media player, and can power your captions, increasing accesibility.

e
encoder

Our T1000 transcription encoder sits on your network creating proxy files from your Avid or FCP storage. It's fast and easy too!

f
fast

We can deliver transcripts in under 12 hours. Some clients even need 4hr turnarounds which we can accommodate!

g
global

With offices in London, LA and Latin America, and with clients and staff all over the world, we are truly a global company.

h
honest

Take 1’ers don’t do politics. We do integrity. We respect one another and relationships are built on trust. Being open and honest is key for Take 1.

i
innovation

We are constantly innovating to win business and keep ourselves ahead of the competition. What can we invent for you?

j
Jennie, Jimmy...

There are now 9 members of Take 1 staff whose name starts with “j”- Jennie, Jimmy, Jan, James, Jon x 2, Josh, Jessica & Jordan!

k
knowledgable

After 19 years in the business, we really know our stuff! From timecode to file-types, pricing to XML. If we don't know, it's not worth knowing!

l
languages

Our translation team can take your content from or into any world language. Arabic to Zulu and everything in between..

m
metadata

In modern tapeless workflows, metadata is king. Our transcripts are an essential piece of metadata helping you track who said what and when, and on which roll.

n
nice staff

You can only work at Take1 if you are really nice. Being nice to our customers makes them feel happy, and is all part of the service.

o
office

Our new head office in Kent has over 4,000 sq ft of open plan space, packed with loads of cool stuff. Come and see us!

p
portfolio

Our list of clients and projects is nothing short of staggering. We've worked on everything from Horizon to Hell's Kitchen.

q
quicktime

Gone are the days of tapes & DVD's, simply upload quicktime files to us and you'll have your transcripts back in no time. We're still happy to take your DVDs too!

r
R & D

It's essential we stay ahead of the curve so we have on-going R & D to find faster, sharper and smarter ways of doing what we do.

s
secure

No need to worry about your content accidentally ending up on youtube. Our file movements are encrypted and very secure.

t
turnaround

Our sliding scale makes it easy to find a turnaround time that fits your budget. Choose from 6, 12, 24, 48 and 72 hours.

u
upload

Uploading files to us is easy. Just go to www.take1.tv or send them via secure online uploader if you prefer. We have Aspera, Digidelivery & Signiant too!

v
VMware

The network infrastructure of choice for 99 of the FTSE 100 companies, we are using VMWare virtual servers to ensure 100% uptime and full disaster recovery.

w
workflow

Our services are designed to fit with your workflow. Hot folders, file movements & notifications is what we do!

x
XML delivery

Transcripts can be delivered as XML files which import into your media asset management system or database. Great for search, publishing or syndication.

y
yes

Yes is our middle name, We will move mountains and perform miracles with our "yes" attitude.

z
ZZZZZZ...

We type while you sleep! Typists in the UK and Australia mean your transcripts will be ready in the morning...

reliable, professional & affordable...

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