Anna Matamala, BA in Translation (UAB), PhD in Applied Linguistics (UPF, Barcelona), tenured lecturer at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
She has participated in many funded projects on AVT and media accessibility and has published in international journals such as Meta, The Translator, Perspectives, Babel, VIAL, Jostrans, and Linguistica Antverpiensia, among others. She is the author of a book on interjections and lexicography (IEC, 2005), co-author (with Eliana Franco and Pilar Orero) of a book on voice-over (Peter Lang, 2010), and co-editor of various volumes on audiovisual translation and media accessibility. Joan Coromines Prize in 2005.
Her research interests are audiovisual translation (mainly dubbing and voice-over) and media accessibility (audio description and audiosubtitling), with a special focus on language technologies, corpus studies, and user interaction.