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DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER SPECIALIZED IN LONG FORM SOCIAL REPORTAGE
Since the end of 2016 Casino focused his works in big scale social issues related to post- internet democracies, documenting the progressive automation of the workforce and the rising of new e-models: how big datas and technologies are challenging the democratic process from the inside and their impact on environment.Before that, He covered stories across Europe and Africa, receiving awards and grants like the 1° place in the 2014 World Press Photo, short feature multimedia category, two times nominated both for the 30 under 30 by Magnum Photos and the Joop Swart Masterclass. His works have been published on leading news outlets for clients like National Geographic, CNN, The New York Times, The Guardian, Internazionale, Espresso, Il Sole 24 Ore, among the others and exhibited in famous photo festivals and museums around the world. Casino also works on commercial projects, cooperating with some of the best international companies, luxury brands and agencies worldwide, providing high quality contents and always exploring innovative visual languages with new technologies.
2010 - PRESENT FREELANCE Realization of photo & multimedia reportages across Europe, Africa, North / South America, creating contents for paper and digital publications, in some case supported by international grants and editorial assignments. 2012 - PRESENT Leica Camera AG BRAND AMBASSADOR Realization of campaign videos, interviews & photo reportages, ADV, social media coverage.Technical support to world famous photographers, studios and professional costumers. Teacher at Leica Akademie Italy. 2016 - 2017 Sky Arts UK - ITA - DE SCIENTIFIC CONSULTANT Scientific consultant for the European talent-show “Master of Photography” season one & two. Main responsibilities: Contestants pre-recruiter; set and on-the-field technical support; author’s support on photography-based issues. 2014 - PRESENT LUZ Photo PHOTO&VIDEOGRAPHER Worldwide contents distribution by LUZ, publishing agency that blends journalism, creativity and digital expertise.
2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest 1° prize Short Feature category 2014-5 30under30 by Magnum Photos 2014-5 Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship 2014-5 PDN Photo Annual Award in video & documentary category 2012 Leica Talent 24x36