Anna Matamala is a full-time lecturer at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), where she coordinates the MA in Audiovisual Translation (www.fti.uab.es/audiovisual) and teaches audiovisual translation. She has been working as an audiovisual translator for the Catalan television TVC for more than ten years, and holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has specialised in voice-over, dubbing and audio description. She has published in international journals such as Cadernos de Traduçao,Translation Watch Quarterly, Catalan Journal of Linguistics, The Translator and Perspectives and is co-author of a forthcoming book on voice-over to be published by St. Jerome. She has given various conferences and seminars on voice-over and dubbing in European universities.