Maria Zozaya studied History in the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), there was awarded with the BA prize and the PhD Extraordinary Prize for doctoral dissertarion in History (UCM). She also received the Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Ronda Award (RMR, 1999); the Spanish Social History Society Research Prize (AHS, 2007), and Villa de Madrid Award Antonio Maura (2008). She studies leisure and sociability spaces. She had several research grants held at the National Council for Spanish Research, CSIC (1998-2008), a “Juan de la Cierva” Postdoctoral research contract (Valladolid´s University, 2008-2011), and a FCT Postdoctoral Grant to do research (University of Évora, since 2013). She has given many conferences and has written five books. She was a jury in the international film Festival “La Fila” (Valladolid).
After a period of studying and working as a graphic designer in London, he decided to get a degree in Computer Visualization and Animation at the Bournemouth University (UK). He worked for a short period in the video game and 3d animation industry and started a job as designer o virtual historical and landscape reconstruction at the University of Stirling (UK), under the Virtual Landscape Centre. In 2006 he returned to study and got a MSc in Computing Archaeology (Spatial Technologies) at the University of Southampton (UK) where he worked also for APSS in various archaeological projects. In 2009 he gained a scholarship at the University of Évora (PT) and joined the Radiopast project where he worked for 3d documentation, reconstruction and as field archaeological technician. He continued working at he Museu Cidade de Ammaia (PT) developing 3d applications for the public and continuing 3d structure and artifacts documentation. He is currently a researcher of the CIDEHUS at the University of Évora (PT) working in various projects and being an History PhD Candidate . His investigation is based on Cultural Heritage Interpretation for the public with 3d real-time computer visualization techniques for digital storytelling. His main interests are in virtual reality, augmented reality, archaeological, historical and cultural heritage interpretation for the public, digital heritage and digital storytelling.
Fernando Mendes works in recording, editing and mastering sound since 2004. His enthusiasm for music accompanies him throughout his life, studying music, being part of bands and leading him for his decision to leave his university career. Attended university in Évora, first with Water Resources Engineering course, later Computer Science and Engineering course, which did not end to dedicate his professional vocation to music- He studied audio production techniques at the ISAM school in Montemor-o-novo. Already devoted to the area of music, he taught the discipline of the physics of sounds at the professional school “Ofício das artes” in Montemor-o-novo. Since 2003, it has operated more than 1000 live concerts in several European countries such as Portugal, Spain, France, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia: in auditoriums, small rooms or music festivals. He has recorded sound for documentaries and short films. Due to his interest in languages, he carries out translations to the Portuguese language.