Jorge Díaz Cintas has a PhD on subtitling by the University of Valencia, Spain. He is a Reader in Translation and the Director of the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) at University College London. He is the author of numerous articles and books on audiovisual translation, including Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling (with Aline Remael, 2007), The Manipulation of Audiovisual Translation (special issue of Meta, 2012), New Insights into Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility (co-edited, 2010), New Trends in Audiovisual Translation (edited, 2009),The Didactics of Audiovisual Translation (edited, 2008), Audiovisual Translation: Language Transfer on Screen (co-edited, 2009) and Media for All (co-edited, 2007).
He was the president of the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation since 2002 until 2010 as is now one of its directors. He also works as a freelance translator and interpreter and since 2010 has been the Chief Editor of the Peter Lang series New Trends in Translation Studies . He is an expert board member of the EU LIND-Web project.