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.
OAK Director & Photographer I Audiovisual Coordinator
OAK stories director and co-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.
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.
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 single point of view, explaining global realities through individual stories. He also believes in journalism with values, honest and sensitive.
Filmmaker & Film Editor
Filmmaker and co-founder of OAK stories, Bolaño collaborate 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.
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.
Producer & Journalist
Journalist and co-founder of OAK stories, Marmol leads the preproduction of the projects and manages the needs and contacts on the ground. She practices journalism in a committed way and at the service of human stories.
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
D.O.P. & Camera
As an independent storyteller, she collaborates in the camera department as a director of photography. As a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker, Giménez uses both languages to tell stories from an intimate and personal point of view.
As an independent storyteller based in Colombia, he collaborates in the camera department as a second unit cameraman. Santiago works as a freelancer for different media in Bogotá and also develops personal projects based on the preservation of memory and multiculturalism his country.
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.
Fixer & Producer
Kouta is a trilingual freelancer borned 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.
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.DISCOVER
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.DISCOVER