Article in partnership with Day Translations.
The Day Awards celebrate the best books, movies, TV series, games, computer-assisted tools and more in the translation industry. The Awards mark each year a special date, International Translation Day, which falls on the 30th September.
These are the winners in the Day Awards External Categories from 2019, the year when the Awards started, up to 2022.
Day Awards Winners 2019-2022
Day Awards External Categories have been evolving over the years, with a smaller selection in 2019 to a wider list in 2022.
These were the categories and winners from 2019 through to 2022.
2019 Day Awards External Categories with Winners
- Best CAT Tool 2019, winner TRADOS;
- Best Translation Management System 2019, winner SDL WorldServer;
- Best Subtitles for Non-English Film 2019, winner Atlantics by Mati Diop;
- Best Localized Game 2019, winner Resident Evil 2 Remake;
- Best Translated Book 2019, winner Will and Testament by Vigdis Hjorth.
The featured international artists were: Kiki, Damiano Della Torre and Houda El Mokhtari.
2020 Day Awards External Categories with Winners
- Best CAT Tool 2020, winner SmartCAT;
- Best Translation Management System 2020, winner Day Translations TMS;
- Best Localized Game, winner The Last of Us, Part II;
- Best Translated Book 2020, winner Time
- Best Subtitles for Non-English Video Content 2020, winner Dark by Etel Adnan.
The international artists featured in the ceremony were from Spain, Japan and Germany.
2021 Day Awards External Categories with Winners
The External Categories with winners were:
- CAT Tool of the Year 2021, winner SmartCAT;
- Translation Management System of the Year 2021, winner OOONA Manager;
- Localized Game of the Year 2021, winner Resident Evil Village;
- Subtitles for Non-English Content of the Year 2021, Money Heist/La Casa de Papel;
- Translated Book of the Year 2021, winner When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut.
Artists featured during the awards ceremony:
Hanzala Nadeem, Wei Wei, Neha Renish and Bisma Irshad.
2022 Day Awards External Categories with Winners
These were the external categories and winners.
- CAT Tool of the Year 2022, winner Trados;
- Project Management Tool of the Year 2022, winner Asana;
- Best Subtitles for Non-English Content of the Year 2022, winner Welcome to Eden;
- Localized Game of the Year 2022, World of Towers;
- Best Translated Book of the Year 2022, Violeta by Isabel Allende;
- Best Translated Movie of the Year 2022, The Minions, The Rise of Gru!
- Best Language Learning Platform of the Year 2022, winner Duolingo;
- Best Interpreting Tool of 2022, winner Day Interpreting VRI.
The Awards also featured a number of international entertainers:
Vita Roots, Julius Amoroso, Ivan Jegdić and Shourya Jain.
Day Awards 2023 Finalists
These are the finalists for the games, videos and books categories.
You can vote using this online form.
- Best Localized Video Game 2023
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land
- The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
- Baldur’s Gate 3
- Assassin’s Creed Mirage
- Resident Evil 4 Remake
- Diablo IV
- Aliens: Dark Descent
- Best Translated Book 2023
- Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
- Sacamantecas by Vic Echegoyen
- Os Mauzoes by Aaron Blabey
- Paradais by Fernanda Melchor
- The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
- Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover
- Sea of Tranquility, by Emily St. John Mandel
- Best Subtitles for Non-English Video Content 2023
- Everything Everywhere All at Once, 2022, USA, winner of 7 Oscars
- Human Resources, 2022-2023, USA
- Sous Emprise (‘No Limit’), 2022, France
- Kill Boksoon, 2023, South Korea
- Libre de Reír (‘Laughing on the Inside’), 2023, Mexico.
The 2023 Day Awards Ceremony on YouTube
The winners will be announced via a special awards ceremony that Day Translations will broadcast on their YouTube channel on the 2nd October 2023.