Erik Messori focuses his work on photojournalism and reports on both national and international issues. His professional development has included attending Gianni Berengo Gardin seminars on photography in Milan. Messori’s works have been published in National Geographic Italia, Der Spiegel, Private Magazine, Wired Magazine Italia, Vision Magazine, The Guardian, CNN, Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, Le Journal de la Photographie, Photojournale, The Australian, Out of Focus Magazine, Bite Magazine, Visura Magazine, PeaceReporter Magazine. A portion of his project on Chernobyl has been published in the volume Connections across a Human Planet (Photojournale 2009) and his Coal Mines image has been published in the book Bonded Labor (Columbia University NYC 2012). He has been recognized with many international awards.
Federico Scoppa is a documentary photographer focussing on social conflicts and under-reported social conditions. He began his professional photographic career in 2007 covering social issues in Italy. Since 2010 he began working in Europe, America and Middle East, reporting from Detroit to the Gaza Strip where he documented the psychological traumatic affects on the population due to a long series of conflicts and wars starting from the year 2000. Recently he has turned his attention to migrants reaching the Italian coasts as well as the desperate situation in Calais, France, where thousands live in a tent camp called The Jungle while trying to escape to the UK hidden in trucks heading to the nearby harbor. Over the years Federico has contributed to various book editors and international magazines. His work has appeared in publications amongst which include Time, The Guardian, Le Figaro. He is now based in Italy after spending six month in RD Congo working as a stringer for the Agence France Presse (AFP) and freelancing for various important NGOs.
Alessandro Vincenzi is a self-trained documentary photographer, who has a special interest for stories from Eastern Europe and the Ex-Soviet Union Countries. His career as a photographer started at the end of 2008 after working for almost five years with Medecins Sans Frontieres as a biologist. Photography for Alessandro is the link between those who have a story to tell and those willing to hear it. What he most enjoys about his work is the interaction with people and the countless stories that he comes across. His works have been published in several magazines all over the world: Le Monde, Jesus Magazine, The Big Issue Taiwan, SACE Mag, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Visoin, Gioia, Bebier Magazin Austria, Himal Magazin Nepal, Private Magazine, GEO, Vanity Fair. He is based in Barcelona.
Paulo Nunes dos Santos is a Dublin based freelance photojournalist & reporter covering armed conflict, humanitarian crisis, political instability and social issues worldwide. He graduated from Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa in 2002 with a masters in Communication Sciences/Journalism and has since traveled extensively working throughout the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South America, Caucasus and Eastern Europe. He collaborates as an international correspondent with the Portuguese newspaper Expresso, contributes regularly as a photographer with The New York Times and often publishes his work elsewhere internationally. His photos and feature stories have also appeared in publications such as the International Herald Tribune, TIME.com, Sunday Times, Le Monde, The Irish Times, Courrier Internacional, Financial Times, AFP and Al-Jazeera, as well as in a variety of corporate magazines and websites.
Phil Hatcher-Moore is an award-winning photojournalist currently based in north Wales, working world-wide both on-assignment and through self-initiated projects. His photographic career began in East Africa, where he was based in Kenya for five years focussing on conflict and post-conflict situations in the region, producing large bodies of work on eastern DRC and Burundi. Phil read Computer Science at the University of Sheffield, and subsequently worked as technical director of an internet start-up in Paris for three years before shifting to photography. His work has appeared in major publications, ranging from the New York Times, Le Monde, the Guardian, GQ, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, TIME, the Wall Street Journal, Der Spiegel, Al Jazeera, and has frequently contributed to Agence France-Presse. He also works on assignment for organisations including Médecins sans frontières, Oxfam, and the ICRC. Phil considers himself a journalist who uses photography as a medium through which to tell stories, although he occasionally also publishes written pieces, as well as multimedia. His work has been presented in several exhibitions and has garnered international prizes. He speaks English and French fluently. (He previously published under Phil Moore prior to his marriage in 2016.)
Peter Wilson is a highly experienced and versatile reporter working out of London. He has spent more than 20 years as a foreign correspondent based in Tokyo, Washington and London, reporting from 60-plus countries on everything from wars to US presidential elections and the Olympics. He has written for newspapers and magazines in more than 20 countries. Named the “Australian Journalist of the Year” in 2003 for his Iraq War coverage, he served as Deputy Editor of the national newspaper The Australian and began freelancing in 2012. Having trained on Melbourne’s “Sun News-Pictorial” he has spent his whole career working closely with photographers to maximize the impact of having words and photos work together. Articles have appeared in titles including the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age, The Australian and the Canberra Times, The Times, De Morgen, National Post, Kathimerini, Expressen, South China Morning Post, Irish Times, De Telegraaf, Aftenposten, Expresso.
Annecristie Badiu gathered her first experience by working for the TV Broadcast Production Company, Me Myself & Eye in Hamburg. She spent several years working in different editorial departments of the company. At the same time she graduated from the University of Hamburg with a M.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures. In 2008, Annecristie started working for action press, one of the greatest and long standing photography agencies in Germany. She worked as a picture editor and was responsible for exclusive set sales and acquisition of new international photographers. One of her functions was the role of key account manager for all partnering agencies and suppliers and she attended international trades shows and festivals each year. In 2012 she moved to Italy and continued her experience within in the field by working as an account manager for the photojournalism agency ParalleloZero. At the moment she is working as a freelance photography agent.