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Filippo Brunamonti works for the major Italian newspaper La Repubblica. He has reported on the world of Arts, human rights and finance for publications such as Il Sole 24 Ore and L’Espresso. He has interviewed directors, Hollywood celebrities, outcasts, covered the top dog film festivals (Venice, Telluride, Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca) and written reportage stories on subjects as varied as the Detroit bankruptcy, Deepwater Horizon, Hotel Chelsea Redevelopment and Islamophobia in the United States.

Areas of Expertise

  • Feature Writing
  • Multimedia Reporting
  • Video Production
  • Data Journalism

Languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian

Technology Summary

  • Windows & Mac Platforms
  • MS Office
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop, After Effects
  • AutoCad 3D
  • Camera AG-HPX171

Education 

  • 2003-2006 – Degree in Sociology (Laurea Honorem cum Laude), University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
  • 2006-2008 – Academy of Journalism, Urbino

Professional Experience

La Repubblica Online, Print and TV
Arts & Culture
2007 to Present

WIRED Online and TV
Tech/Business/Lifestyle
2014 to Present

Vanity Fair
2015 to Present

Il Sole 24 Ore
Arts & Culture
2013 to Present

RAI Italian TV
U.S./World/Politics/Economy
2009-2011

Video Reel, Books and References Available Upon Request

• Coverage for RAI: Barack Obama Presidential Campaign, Rise of the Tea Party, Health Care, Oil Spill, U.S. Islamophobia, McChrystal and the War in Afghanistan, Arizona’s Strict Immigration Law, US-China Tensions, The Supreme Court Sides With Citizens United, Detroit Bankruptcy, NY Fashion Week

• Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news for print and online media for Italy’s La Repubblica/L’Espresso and Condé Nast publications. Regular contributor for The Huffington Post – Italian, French, German and U.S. editions and stringer for The Walt Disney and Sony Pictures Studios

• While working for RAI, participated in co-writing the political best-seller Hands on Tg1, by RAI’s news correspondent and Tg1 Bureau Chief, Giulio Borrelli. Earned repeated commendations for excellence in writing, reporting and currently collecting exclusive interviews by illustrious American directors, writers, entrepreneurs and economists

Additional Experience

Presently a music consultant for upcoming movie by award winning director Roberto Minervini (David di Donatello, Cannes and Venice Film Festival recipient)

• Journalist, video producer and analyst for leading European financial magazine Advisor (Milan, 2012-2013)

• Writer of many different volumes, one of which is an interview-book with Robert Pattinson (2009). Debut novel, Il primo latte, 2012, has been illustrated by Federico Fellini’s contributor Mauro Cicarè, with a short-film directed by the Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker Michele Civetta and played by Asia Argento (David di Donatello Awards); “The best Independent novel of the year” according to Vanity Fair

• Religion and Anthropology researcher in Jerusalem (2005)