Giuseppe Sansonna was born in Asti on 7/7/77; he is a graduate of DAMS in Turin with a thesis on the cinema of Carmelo Bene, and from 2001 to 2005 he worked in the production of the Rai Tre programme “Fuori Orario” . Since 2009 he has edited the film column of Gianluca Nicoletti’s programme Melog, broadcast on Radio 24, and from the same date he has headed a scriptwriting workshop at DSM Mazzacurati in Corviale, for which he has made several short films with participants. In 2010 he made “Lo sceicco di Castellaneta”, a documentary about Rudolph Valentino. In 2011 Minimum Fax released “Il ritorno di Zeman”, a box set comprising his two documentaries about the novelesque Bohemian football trainer, and one of his books. The documentaries will also be broadcast on Sky, Rai Tre, Rai Italia and Rai 5. A writer and director with Rai Italia since 2013, in 2015 and 2016 Sansonna was among the writers of the Rai Tre programme Fuori Binario, a series of documentaries produced by Rai Italia about forgotten railways. In 2014 he travelled to Cuba to film “The Cuban Hamlet”, a portrait of Tomas Milian, which was broadcast on Rai Movie.