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Antonio Manco Gonzales

- director and film maker

Born in Naples in the year of the 1980 earthquake. Since always a photography and medieval tales lover, he decided to join the Faculty of Communication at University of Perugia, Italy. In the small and charming town he experienced "being an actor". In 2004, he completed his thesis in India by making his first documentary about women's work in the region of Gujarat. In 2005 he moved to Spain and made a documentary on the work crisis that took him to Buenos Aires. In 2009, after ten years of absence from his native town, he decided to return back to Naples to take over his origins and he made his second short fiction film "The Dream of Gennaro"

Luca Palamara

- journalist and film maker

Born in Naples, Italy, where he got a degree in Sociology of Mass Communication.
After University he moved to London for holiday but instead of going back home he decided to stay there where he lived for 8 years, devoting himself to international social networking, drinking, teaching and getting a master degree in cinema and TV studies. Luca spent one more year abroad (Barcelona, Spain) before starting his new life doing what he’s always secretly dreamt of being a journalist. Along with its never ending passion for travelling, Luca constantly needs to satisfy his dangerous curiosity for international affairs, political events and social issues, from local to global, through its peeping camera and sharp writing

Viola Sarnelli

- journalist and researcher

After a bachelor degree in Media Studies in Bologna and a master's degree in Intercultural Communication in Naples she is currently a Phd candidate in Cultural and Postcolonial Studies at L'Orientale University, Naples, with a research project on the news channel Al Jazeera English. She collaborated with several local and national newspapers and since 2007 she is part of the editorial board of the independent magazine Napoli Monitor . She is also co-author of collective books of reportages and interviews such as "Medioevo Napoletano" (L'ancora del Mediterraneo 2008), "Corpi in trappola. Vite e storie tra i rifiuti" (Editori Riuniti 2011), "Napoli a piena voce" (Bruno Mondadori 2012).

Stefano Scognamiglio

- journalist and actor

Of neapolitan origin, with an inborn passion for sport, Stefano becomes a journalist in 2003. The following year, he graduates in Philosophy and decides to move to Rome. Once in the capital, he obtains a Master in Business Communication at the Luiss University, but acting, which he has already been practising for years, becomes his main profession: currently, he works in theatre, cinema and TV

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