Matteo Bastianelli (b. 1985) is a freelance documentary photographer, journalist and filmmaker based in Rome, Italy. Many of his long-term projects center on the consequences of war. His work has been commissioned and published worldwide by a number of media outlets, NGOs and magazines, among which Al Jazeera, CNN, Der Spiegel, Doctors Without Borders, Human Rights Watch, ICRC, Internazionale, Lens-The New York Times, L’Espresso, National Geographic, Newsweek, Stern, TIME Lightbox. He has received many awards for his work, among which PDN’s Photo Annual, American Photography Awards, Emerging Talent Award at Reportage by Getty Images, Canon Young Photographers’ Award, “Vittorio de Seta” prize, NPPA-Best of photojournalism. In 2018 he was able to document the world’s worst humanitarian disaster caused by the ongoing war in Yemen, focusing his attention on the resilience of civilians trapped in a life of violence and disease.