Diego Maté has a degree in Art Criticism, a Master’s Degree in Art Criticism and Dissemination of the Arts, and is a PhD candidate in Art at the Universidad Nacional de las Artes (Universidad de Buenos Aires). His doctoral thesis deals with the crossovers and exchanges between videogame and the field of the arts. He teaches the courses “Semiotics and Theories of Communication” and “General Semiotics”, and is the lead investigator of the research group “Videogame, Game and Game Studies” (IIEAC). He works as a film critic, collaborates in publications such as Revista Cultural Ñ, A Sala Llena, Perro Blanco and runs the film critic site Cinemarama. email: