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Captioning Text Location and Placement

  1. Left alignment if more than one line, otherwise center text
  2. If two consecutive lines are the same, indent the second line
  3. Place captions underneath speakers if possible
  4. Use brackets to describe action, emotions or accents [action, emotion or accent] on separate line
  5. Use parentheses to indicate speaker (person) on a separate line