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.
Art has always been part of her life. She graduated in classical and modern dance. She decides to continue her studies in the art field and take a Bachelor Degree in Communication Science and a Master’s Degree on Theater, Cinema, Dance and Digital Arts. She now works as press office for Baburka Production.
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
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.
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
Nicoletta Andrea Sinc
Andrea is a 23 years old student passionate about photography and video making that is currently studying Performing Arts at La Sapienza University and of Cinema and New Media at REA Academy.
Artemisa Malasi, student of Literature at Sapienza University, Rome. Previous experience in copywriting at Lonato in Festival, still typing…
At the age of 8 she started dancing hip hop and became a member of RD crew. She is a cinema and theater enthusiast and studies acting. She decides to improve her knowledge and get a degree in Drama, Art and Music Studies at the University of Bologna. Now she is a student in Writing and Production of Entertainment and Media at Sapienza University of Rome.
Graduated in Music and Entertainment Literature, currently specializing in writing and show production and collaborator with the film review magazine Taxidrivers.
Born and raised in Rome, she attending her last year of college at Sapienza University, where she majoring in Cinema and Theatre and currently working on her dissertation.
She worked for MIA Market, first as catalogue editor and then as assistent for the Head of the Special Projects section.
He attends the first year of the university course of Arti e scienze dello spettacolo at La Sapienza in Rome; he comes from the little city of Grosseto, where he studied at Liceo Classico, a school that increased my passion about humanistic issues and art. He also is interested about hip hop music and culture and he love cinema and watching films.
Tecla, 21 years old from Vicenza. After graduating from a linguistic high school, she moved to Paris to study at Cours Florent, an acting school, because acting is her biggest passion. When she had her diploma, she decided to come back to her country and move to Rome, the heart of Italian cinematography, where she started the course of Arts and Sciences of the Show at Sapienza University. Her dream has always been to become a cinema actress.
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