Matteo Zoppis (Rome, 1986) studied law in Rome and Paris, and then directing in New York. In the United States he began to work as a director of photography, cameraman and video editor. He has made various shorts, including ALL TEARS DROP and MY WILDEST DARK. His collaboration with Alessio Rigo de Righi began in 2013 with the documentary short THE BLACK BEAST, presented at the Rome Film Festival and which then received the Fresnes Prisoners’ Award and a special mention in the short film section at Cinéma du réel in Paris. His project KING CRAB, co-directed with Alessio Rigo de Righi was selected for the Venice Gap-financing Market 2019.