OAK team & collaborators

OAK structure is based on multidisciplinary teamwork at the service of the story. Each project has specific needs, and the company seeks to employ the right professionals for each subject, either experts from other areas or local collaborators. Our goal consists in execute each project with the utmost informative rigor and the highest audiovisual quality.

Javier Corso

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.

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.

Lautaro Bolaño

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.

Neus Marmol

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.

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

Arianna Giménez Beltran

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.

Santiago Sepúlveda


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.

Sibila Estruch

Film Editor

Sibila collaborates with OAK stories in the post-production process of our films. Estruch will use her skills as a film editor to bring a solid structure with strong storylines. She has a long experience worked in the film industry editing documentaries and fiction projects.

Wayra Ficapal

Journalist & Photographer

Wayra is a committed storyteller doing an internship with OAK stories while she is studing a Master on Journalism and International Relations.
She uses both words and images to tell stories and believes that if the journalist stays enough time on the ground then he can see the extraordinary in the ordinary and explain the unexplained. 

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.

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 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 dispose of enough gas station to supply the population and the existing ones cannot compete with the lower prices set by the illegal trafficking of petrol by smugglers. 




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.