Jorge Díaz Cintas is Professor of Translation and founder director of the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) at University College London. He is the author of numerous articles, special issues and books on audiovisual translation, including Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling (with Aline Remael, 2007). He was the president of the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation (2002-2010) as is now one of its directors. He is the Chief Editor of the Peter Lang series New Trends in Translation Studies, a member of the international research group TransMedia and a member of the EU LIND (Language Industry) Expert Group. He is the recipient of the Jan Ivarsson Award (2014) and the Xènia Martínez Award (2015) for invaluable services to the field of audiovisual translation.