Stefano Casertano, CEO and Creative Director

Stefano started working in films at the age of 18 in productions in Rome and later joined Miramax as Assistant to the Italian CEO. He focused then on multi-media journalism and created Daring House in 2011. He has been working for productions in Italy, Germany and France, and as director he won the DocFeed at Eindhoven, as well as honorable mentions at the Rome Independent Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. Stefano holds a BA and MA in International management, an MBA from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in International Politics from Potsdam University.

Leo Ferri, DoP & Producer

Leo Ferri is a cinematographer and producer residing in Berlin and London. He holds a BA in Aesthetics from Florence University and a Studio Marangoni degree in Photography. He has been video production director for Oliver Wyman Worldwide from 2018 to 2020. His video creations have been selected by the 57. Venice Biennale of Arts (2017), by the Berlin Short Film Festival and by DocFeed in Eindhoven. His documentary “Who the Hell is Satan”, shot in Iran, has been selected by the London Short Film Festival and was a candidate for the BAFTA in Wales.

Jana Pape, DoP

Jana is a Babelsberg Film University graduate with a strong background in lighting and digital workflow. She has been nominated for the Junior Cinematographer Award by IFFF and can rely on extensive film, video and TV production experience.

Eugenio Monaci, Editor & Post-Production Lead

Eugenio is our jack-of-all-trades with a BA in electronic music composition at Milan “Giuseppe Verdi” Music School and a long experience in video editing. He joined Daring House in 2019. He also holds a degree in Electronic Music Production at Sae Institute.