Michele Brancati was born on April 2, 1977 in Reggio Calabria.
After finishing academic studies in Cinema and Photography at DAMS (Discipline of Arts, Music and Spectacle) in Bologna, he continued his study in photojournalism at the Italian Photography Institute in Milan.
In 2008 he lived at the border of Slovak-Ukraine to do documentary photography about living conditions in immigrant centers.
He was a participant in the “Cohabitation, Integration and Dialogue among Cultures” in Italy and abroad, and he presented his works at different solo and group exhibitions.
In 2014 won The MiCamera Prixe at the Sifest 2014
In 2015 Honorable Mention Moscow Photo Award 2015
In 2015 Finalist Hellerau Photo Award Dresden 2015
At present he lives and works in Colonia as a freelance reporter.