Massimo Mastrorillo was a judge in the 2010 Q4 Contest
Massimo Mastrorillo was born in Turin and lives in Rome. He has been working essentially with geographical and social reportage cooperating with various magazines in Italy and Europe (Espresso, D di Repubblica, Geo France, Meridiani, Neon, Panorama, Sunday Telegraph, Internazionale ecc.). Massimo worked on long term projects about the Kurdish Diaspora and the poverty in Mozambique. From the year 2005 to the year 2007 he has been working on his project The Lives of the Cities.
Prizes: Fujifilm Euro Press Photo Awards/ Italia 2005 section Europe, OneVision 2005/Italy, Honorable mention Korea International Documentary Photo Award 2005 for “Mozambique a decade of peace between poverty and Dream”, World Press Photo 2006: Nature 1st prize singles, 63 Pictures of the Year International contest: third place Magazine Photographer of the Year, 2006 NPPA Best of Photojournalism contest: third prize Photojournalist of the Year, Humanity Photo Awards 2006: first prize Traditional Rites for “Zione, between moon and stars”, Finalist GRIN Prize-Amilcare Ponchielli 2006, Bronze AOP Photography Award Document 2007, PDN Photography Annual Photojournalism 2007, International Photography Awards 2007, FNAC Prize Attenzione Talento Fotografico 2007, International Photographer of the Year at the 5th Annual Lucie Awards.