Matteo Di Calisto

Matteo Di Calisto

Biography

He was born in Rome in 1980. During his studies, he starts working on video projects: he makes some short movies and video installations for art exhibitions. After graduating in Communication Sciences in Rome, he moves to United States, to attend a New Media course at Boston University. His first working experience happens in 2007, for the African ONG AMREF, producing videos and organising events. In 2008 he works as director for RAISAT. During that same year, he starts working for RAITRE show “Report”, making investigative reports on nuclear power, Italian justice, financial markets and home issues. In 2009 he goes to Kabul to follow the presidential elections. In Afghanistan he makes many interviews and reportages for RAI and RED Television and shoots his first reportage “An ordinary day”, focused on the Afghan politician Fawzia Koofi. In 2010 he works on a reportage for RaiNews24 about the Manguinhos favela in Rio De Janeiro. In 2012 he becomes videomaker and editor for RAITRE show “Report”, where he stays until 2014, working on the most important inquiries. In 2013 he directs “Where is my house?”, his first investigative report about urban development in Rome and its housing issue, participating to many national and international festivals. Since 2014 he’s working for RAI INTERNATIONAL as author and director; making portraits of important people like Giovanni Soldini, Reinhold Messner and Gualtiero Marchesi. Now he’s working on a documentary about Radio Rai’s history and one on the story of the Matterhorn mountain.

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