Silvia Antonioli - FOUNDER & CEO
British-Italian national Silvia founded Momo Media after a career as an award-winning multimedia journalist with international publications, newswires and TV channels, including Reuters and CNBC. Business - the commodity sector in particular- is her main area of expertise but she has been covering all kind of news and events from London to Santiago and from Cape Town to Davos. She has interviewed top politicians and CEOs of blue-chip companies and she has written for business programs including CNBC International’s flagship show Squawk Box. Within Momo Media, Silvia manages projects from inception to delivery, guiding the team throughout the process to achieve the best possible results. Silvia graduated Magna cum Laude (First Class Honours) from Rome University ‘La Sapienza’ after spending one year studying at the ‘Faculte’ de droit de Montpellier’ in France, and 6 months in the United States thanks to a research scholarship. She holds a BA in Politics & International Relations and a MA in International Communication. She also graduated in Marketing & Communication with merit from the ISM, Rome’s Superior Institute of Marketing. In London, Silvia studied photography at Central Saint Martin’s Byam Shaw School of Arts. She speak 5 languages and loves surfing, skiing, good food and making videos.
Kriste’ Paulauskaite’ - HEAD OF CREATIVE
Kriste’ is a talented motion graphic designer and creative all arounder. Specialised in motion graphics and creative direction, throughout her creative career she has worked with international clients such as Microsoft, Twitter, Red Bull, Pangea Rocks and TedX. She always aims to create graphic designs that are innovative as well as eye-pleasing. Kriste studied in Lithuania and Malaysia and has an international degree in IT and Multimedia. She also trained in International Cinematic, Animation and Cartoon Media. Previous to her collaboration with Momo Media, Kriste was the co-founder of a successful animation & design production studio specialised in motion graphics and infographics. After travelling extensively across South East Asia and South America she is back in Europe to apply the inspiration gathered to her creations. Kriste’s love for the arts and cinema inspires her to always seek new ways to connect technology with creativity. She is fascinated with the power of multimedia and how it can instantly transport viewers to a different dimension in time and space. Creating these new dimensions is what drives and inspires her.
DILIP LAL - CHIEF COPY EDITOR
Dilip is a skilled copy writer and editor with over two decades of experience as a journalist and team leader in the media world. A Londoner through and through, Dilip was previously the deputy editor of Euromoney’s MetalBulletin, now known as Fast Market Metal Bulletin, the oldest publication gathering in-depth market content for the metals industry intelligentsia, a magazine once described by steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal as ‘The Economist of metals’. More recently, Dilip he has been working in the fast-growing steel derivatives market. Dilip graduated from the University of Hull after studying at Farnborough College of Technology. Dilip is a surprisingly good singer. He likes London pubs, the British countryside, correct grammar and spelling, smart headlines and puns, favours a low GI diet and has recently taken up surfing.
Catia Duarte - Graphic designer
Catia is a bright multimedia artist. She specialises in branding, graphic and web design and has been producing creative material for companies all over Europe. She has a degree in multimedia from the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, in Portugal. She enjoys to work in a warm and dynamic environment which is where she can express and develop her new creative ideas at their best. Design in all forms is her passion. She likes to get inspiration from every day objects and people she comes across with in the street. Catia has 3 dogs and likes to spend her free time reading books and watching. She is practically addicted to gummy bears.
João Torres Neves - PHOTOGRAPHER & CAMERA OPERATOR
With a background in photography and creative arts, Joao is a competent and passionate Director of Photography. He loves all things art, from painting to music and from performing arts to cinema. João studied Multimedia in Soares dos Reis School of Arts in Porto, Portugal before graduating in Theatre and Perfoming Arts at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. João says that art is more than a simple pleasure: it’s a necessity.
JUAN MANUEL BERISSO - PRODUCER & CAMERA OPERATOR
Juan Manuel (JuanMa for the team) holds a BA in Filmmaking from the University of Milan and a License as a Steady Cam Operator. Prior to that he studied Design, Advertisement and Marketing and worked as a graphic designer for Ogilvy-Saltivery in Ecuador. During 11 years in the film production field he has been producing commercials, movies and TV shows and has also worked as an art director, photographer, camera operator, location manager and editor. A career highlight was working on the film set of internationally awarded director Matteo Garrone, where he got the chance to work with acclaimed photographer Yoshie Nishikawa. JuanMa also worked in journalism and fashion in Milan, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.