OAK team & collaborators

The structure of OAK is based on multidisciplinary teams. Each project has specific needs and the agency seeks to employ the right professionals for each subject, either from the existing team or by finding suitable collaborators.

Javier Corso

OAK Director & Photographer I Audiovisual Coordinator

OAK stories director and founder.  Corso coordinates every project undertaken by the different teams. He is also responsible for the audiovisual section. Javier began working as a documentary photographer in 2011. His projects have been published, awarded and exhibited worldwide.

Alex Rodal

OAK Chief Research Officer & Criminologist

As an OAK chief research officer, Rodal puts his skills as a criminologist at the service of the investigation process of each project. His work is essential in the phase of documentation and pre-production.

Guillem Trius

Photographer, Journalist & Filmmaker

As a photographer and journalist, Guillem worked in countries such as Ethiopia, Senegal, Gambia, Greece or Niger publishing articles and photographs in international media. He graduated in journalism and obtained a Master's Degree in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the London College of Communication. 

Lautaro Bolaño

Filmmaker & Film Editor

Filmmaker and co-founder of OAK stories, Bolaño collaborates in the camera department and also in the post-production film process. Lautaro uses his training in the field of cinematic fiction to conduct documentary filmmaking.

Raúl Moreno


Raúl  worked for several years as a photojournalist in press but decided to change his way of working to more in-depth projects focussing on  social and environmental subjects. His works have been published in national and international media.

Salvador Fenoll

Photographer, Journalist & Filmmaker

Photojournalist and videographer based in Madrid. Salvador collaborated in national and international media such as El País Semanal, El Confidencial or Univisión. Aside he has been working in Palestine or the Philippines where he documented social conflicts and human rights violations. Currently he focuses  on video and documentary films without leaving photography aside.

Marina Rull 


Marina is in charge of the production needs of the company. She got her Master Degree in Multimedia Production and Journalism at Sacred Heart University, and wants to use her skills to help better the world and affect social change through educational, artistic and inspirational productions.

Wayra Ficapal

Journalist & Photographer

Wayra is a journalist specialized in International Relations. She exercises her profession in a committed way, using both words and images to tell stories from a singular point of view, explaining global realities through individual stories. She also believes in journalism with values, honest and sensitive. 

Mingo Venero


Venero is an award winning photographer committed to human rights and social justice. His documentary work is focused on social inequalities and childhood rights, giving visibility and voice to the most disadvantaged people. Since 2006, Mingo has been developed projects and commissions with diffrent NGO's arround the world. He is also recognized as a great street photographer, member of different collectives and professor.

Elena Hermosa

OAK Advisor & Storyteller

Hermosa is a independent storyteller, professor and our principal advisor in public relations with the media, agencies, production companies, foundations and organizations

Neus Marmol

Producer & Journalist

As a journalist Neus collaborated on the project Essence du Benin and Tierra Verde arranging the pre-production and writing the accompanying texts.  

Miquel Martí Villalba

Designer & Web Master

Miquel is the OAK designer and webmaster. We work together to improve our window to the world, joining our philosophy with branding concepts to show our projects in their whole dimension. Villalba is a passionate of creative processes, perfectionist and enthusiast of the projects whom demand multidisciplinary team works. He is specialist in digital design based on user experience processes.

Kouta Kurosu 

Fixer & Producer

Kouta is a trilingual freelancer born in Brazil and based in Japan. He has been working for production companies as a translator, interpreter, coordinator, driver and now as a OAK producer for the Matagi project. 

OAK stories


In Benin, there is an active network of illegal trafficking of petrol from Nigeria since 1970. Benin does not have enough gas stations to supply the population and the existing ones cannot compete with the lower prices set by the illegal trafficking of petrol by smugglers.


OAK stories


The problem of land tenure in Colombia is the country’s oldest conflict. The struggle for control of the land’s wealth, and the right to exploit its resources, is an ongoing dispute in which the weakest struggles for its survival.