Emanuele Giusto Kantfish is a reporter, author in the documentary field and active in the art sector. He has directed cultural, journalistic and commercial projects of different nature and co-founder of various culture and e-commerce start-ups.
Registered in the Official National Italian Journalists Association since 2001, he is an international reporter of politics, economy, travel, trends and society, among others.
His texts, reports, photographs and videos have been published in the largest media in Italy, Spain, USA, UK and Portugal. Media such as L’Espresso, Venerdì di Repubblica, Donna del Corriere della Sera or Il Messaggero in Italy. In Spain he has published in El País Semanal, collaborated continuously with XL Weekly and the Rolling Stone magazine with a fixed space, Survival Manual. He has published in Foreign Policy in the US, Guardian in the UK and Exame in Portugal.
He is the published author by the renowned publisher house Feltrinelli of the book «Around Europe with 30€», about the changes in the economic and social systems with the phenomenon of low cost airlines.
Guest on TV and International Radios in Italy, Spain and Switzerland. Stations like Rai 1 Unomattina, Rai 3 Cominciamo Bene, La 7 Effettodomino, SkyTg24, Radio 24 Il Sole24Ore Salvadanaio, Cuore e Denari, Destini Incrociati, Radio3 Rai Farenheit, Radio 2 Nudo e Crudo, RNE Radiocinco Todonoticias National Spain, RSI National Radio Switzerland.
He was Project Manager in Cape Verde and Editorial Director in Angola, publishing then in the US journal Foreign Policy and the Portuguese financial newspaper Exame.
His photographs have been distributed by the agencies Contacto, Associated Press, Notimex, The Report, Peninsula Press.
Lunwerg publishing house of Grupo Planeta also published his images in the book Angola.
He has directed and produced the official video of the World Water Day, for the FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN-Water. He also directed and produced videos for the FAO Tanzania and West Bengal Projects.
He has also collaborated in social projects making photographic reports or videos in missions of Médecins Sans Frontières MSF in Dowa, Malawi; Tanzania project, West Bengal project for FAO United Nations; Mangochi Malawi UtaWaleza project; Cooperazione Italiana Sri Lanka Arugam Bay, Aldeia Nova Malange Angola.
As film director, he has directed and produced a documentary film El Dulce Sabor del Éxito (2020) with the tenor Plácido Domingo, the actress Rossi De Palma, the philosopher Fernando Savater, the psychologist Martin Seligman, the Buddhist Matthieu Ricard and the actor Leo Bassi among others. The documentary is about success as lived nowadays, a concept of a thousand nuances.
He has also directed two short films, the documentary Nadie Como Atenas (2013), made with the reporter of l’Espresso Gianni Perrelli and chosen by Luca Zingaretti (Commissario Montalbano) as finalist of the Roma Cortona HVM festival and selected in 10 festivals in 3 continents. He has produced and co-directed as well the non-fiction short film, based on a true story, ALMAmATER (2014). The film was selected in 10 international festivals and awarded an audience prize.
His digital plastic art images are distributed by Saatchiart.com, the 4D / Arty gallery (Ortega y Gasset, 56, Madrid), the Flecha.es gallery. They have been selected in prestigious prizes like the Obra Abierta International Plastic Art Prize, Caja Extremadura. He is also a member of the agency Vi-Art.es.
He holds a Master of Science in Law by the University of the Studi di Perugia, Italy (5 years). Thesis Cloning of stem cells for therapeutic purposes as a legal matter, 2002.
Master in Photography and image technique, Efti Madrid (1 year).
Digital Professional Photography Diploma, Efti (8 months).
Expert in Cultural Business Management, University of Palma de Gran Canaria.
Advanced University Course in Design Thinking, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid.
Instagram: @kantfish_ @travel_kantfish