Here we are! Our wonderful crew!
Polyhedric figure active in the Italian independent movie industry. Member of Wild Up b-girl Crew, she has always been active into the hip hop community. She organized many international Hip Hop youth exchanges supported by the EU, and events as the b-boy event for 3 years, the funky afternoon and many hip hop parties and events in clubs and social centers. She directed two hip hop documentaries “1 world under a groove” and “Break the siege” and the video experimental “The antisexist manifesto in the Italian rap.She is one of the founder of Baburka Production, an independent production based in Rome.She is also one of the founder of the first Italian SFX makeup association “EffectUs” and the promoter of the independent cinema productions network “Il Cartello degli Indipendenti”. Moreover she is the art director of the HipHopCineFest.org.
Monique Chabusiku Yuma (aka Usiku)
Born in 1994, Roman, approaches hip hop culture in her teens, joining the Termini Underground crew (Rome). She studies for two years the different dance styles – lockin ‘, poppin, breakin, new style – under the guidance of the teacher Brancy Osadare. She has been selected in the very first edition of the Officina delle Arti Pier Paolo Pasolini school as singer, she continues her musical project as a partner of the Fallout Studio.
Elisa Saiko Ciprianetti
Professional dancer and choreographer of Street dance, stand up and break dance, member of the Wild Up Bgirl Crew. She took part in multiple national and international shows and contests and her experience spans from live performance, theater shows till the art education through the break dance. Socially engaged, she organizes international exchanges and participates in various social shows for world peace. Among her works we remember the participation in the Lions’ Gate Movie “Crew to Crew”, the theater show Hip HopOpera Dr J&H as female protagonist.
Computer science doctor with more than ten year of experience in the field. In 2017 he founded the PC-go project and ventured into teaching computer science for everyone. His experience ranges from web development to animatronic products and industrial robots, from prototyping with Arduino to social media management, Linux systems and web streaming.
Born in Senegal in 1996, she grow up in a small town not far from Milan. Cinema and Hip Hop always been part of her life. She speaks four languages fluently. Three years ago she moved to Rome to study Performing Arts and the Science of performance. She wants to become a documentary filmmaker
Kwanza Musi Dos Santos
She grew up in Rome, daughter of art, for years she has been involved in the production and organization of cultural and artistic events. She has the double Italian and Brazilian citizenship and speaks 6 languages fluently. Recently she collaborated with Baburka as host and organizer to create a new live performance format and keep working with the company through her multiple production skills. Specialized in diversity management, she has worked as a fixer and mediator in major international productions, including NBC and VICE.
He starts his career as a dj very young, devoting whole days to listening and mixing music. Being a perfectionist he loves supervising every smallest detail in his Set from the music selection to the technique and scenic presence. Hi digs in his sets among all the electronic music genere from the house to the minimal techno.
During these years his interest led him to attend qualified classes of electronic music, hence his ability to make use of a recording studio of his own and get specialized in mixing and mastering techniques. He organized many events in his career and is the Audio and Pr responsible for the festival
Laura La Fauci
Born in Sicily, she studied and fully lived the hip hop culture for 10 years, till she became a waacking freestyler, at the moment she left the scene due to a stronger passion for makeup and sfx that made her move in Rome at 27 to follow her dreams
She attended the IED European Institute of Design, specializing in Video Design. Immediately after she began working as an editor for self-produced short films. She worked actively as responsible for the Brand Identity of Pasticceria Bompiani dealing as Art and Graphic Designer, content production for the communication and food still-life, corporate videos and photo-reportage of events. Moreover she worked for talent agencies like: Studio Emme as camera operator, video editor and lighting designer; Melarossa as a graphic designer and with BeDifferent magazine as an editorial graphic designer.