Francesco is an Italian freelance photojournalist and videographer. He is the recipient of the World Press Photo award 2018 (3rd Prize | General News Stories) for his series Lives in Limbo. His work has been published and distributed widely on several international and national magazines. Currently he is focusing on reportage and editorial portraiture with political, social and environmental contents. Francesco has been working in Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Liberia, Serbia, Mozambique, Philippines, Iraq, India, Brazil, Palestine, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Egypt, Hungary, Greece, Argentina, Indonesia and Turkey. Pistilli’s work has been published and distributed widely in international and national magazines including TIME, National Geographic, BBC, M le magazine du Monde, L’Espresso, Internazionale, Politico, Wired, Elle, D di Repubblica, Vanity Fair, Super8 – La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sportweek, Expressen, Grazia, L’Edition du soir, OneWorld magazine, TRVL magazine and Tico Times. He has also worked with NGOs Emergency (IT), Open Society Foundations, and Greenpeace Philippines.