Rocío Varela is a Ph.D. student in Communication at the Universidade de Vigo (Spain) and also works as a freelance multimedia designer. Her research focuses on typographic elements in films, especially creative subtitles. In addition, she is interested in accessible filmmaking, eye tracking, and cognitive film studies. She completed two bachelor degrees, on in Audiovisual Engineering at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay and the other in Psychology at the Universidad de la República, Uruguay, both in 2015. Afterwards, she studied a Master in Digital Media at the University of Bremen and a Master in Multimedia Translation at the Universidade de Vigo. Currently, she is a member of GALMA (Galician Observatory for Media Accessibility). Throughout her career, she has received academic support and awards from several institutions, such as the Universidad Católica del Uruguay, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Universidade de Vigo. She is currently the recipient of predoctoral funding from the Xunta de Galicia.