Matteo Bastianelli (b. 1985) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Rome, Italy. Above all he works on long-term projects related to social and human rights issues, with a keen interest in consequences of wars. His photographic and film projects have been published and commissioned by a number of media outlets, NGOs and international magazines, such as Al Jazeera, CNN, Der Spiegel, Doctors Without Borders, Human Rights Watch, ICRC, Internazionale, Lens - The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Stern, TIME Lightbox, among others. His projects have been shown in Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, The Netherlands and USA. In 2018 he was able to document the world’s worst humanitarian disaster caused by the ongoing civil war in Yemen, focusing his attention on the resilience of civilians trapped in a life of violence and disease. His Yemen project appears in the August 2018 issue of National Geographic Magazine.