Iago

Curriculum

Jago Corazza journalist, director, but primarily photographer and traveler, began collaborating with a major photo agency in Bologna when he was only 15 years old. His passion for travel then led him all throughout Europe and Africa, first as traveler and then as guide. In his publishing of spectacular travel reports, he has realized services and documentaries all over Europe, as well as in Africa (Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe); in Asia (Saudi Arabia, Borneo, Cambodia, China, South Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Irian Jaya, Yemen, Kuwait, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Sulawesi, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam); in North America (Canada, Mexico, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington); in Central America (Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras); in South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Paraguay, Easter Island, Peru); and in Oceania (Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Rarotonga). For television and cinema he has also created documentary series, spot commercials, documentary reports, short films, monographs, and major musical television programs, such as Mi Ritorni in Mente (RaiUno), Help (TMC2), and Roxy Bar (MTV), receiving the Italian television award Telegatto three times. He collaborated with Luciano Pavarotti in the realization of Pavarotti and Friends; and as producer and songwriter he has produced recorded works by various artists. As a teacher of directing in photography in professional technical institutions, he uses all the most advanced technologies for multimedia production (Inter F.C., West Union, Collection M. M., Bologna Fiere, Fierarredo, ArteFiera, Eima). In collaboration with Columbia America and Ferrino, he designed ExplorerCafe.net, a major web portal for travelers around the world. In collaboration with Collection Eventi & Produzioni Tv he has been producing events on the air for years on major Italian broadcasting stations, such as Sfilata d’Amore e Moda (Rete 4), Watershow Premio Civitas con Sophia Loren (Rai 2, early evening), Gran Galà del Benessere, Crossroads, D’estate Caserta, Fashion Circus, Watershow (Rai 1, early evening), and more. In 2002, he completed an unprecedented 64,680-km (40,190-mile) expedition around the world, defined by CNN as "unique and absolutely unrepeatable," followed by major newspapers and television stations around the world, and recounted in two volumes and 35 television episodes. In 2004, along with Rhett Turner, he realized a documentary on Verrocchio for CNN Turner Classic Movies, which was awarded the Telly award for culture in the United States, one of the highest awards in the television world. In 2005, again with Turner, for the High Museum of Atlanta he realized a documentary film on architect Renzo Piano. Among his many television appearances, he has appeared on the Maurizio Costanzo Show, on  TG5, and on Tutte le Mattine, as well as others. As head of the anthropology section for the magazine Oasis, he has dozens of editorial publications to his credit with various editorial and publishing houses, including White Star-National Geographic, for whom he has realized major monographs in the anthropological sector, such as “The Last Man”, on the world's last prehistoric tribes, “Japan, light and Shadows in the Land of the Rising Sun” which examines the contrasts of Japanese society and “This is my home” a journey through the evolution of human dwellings.