Bruno Masi

Head of Education Department at Institud national de l'audiovisual (INA)

Bruno Masi is a 43-year-old author, director and journalist. He began his career as a journalist in 1998 in the culture department of the daily Libération. In 2011, he directed the webdocumentary THE ZONE – RETURN TO CHERNOBYL (Agatfilms / Lemonde.fr / La Gaîté Lyrique), which won the RFI-France 24 prize, and the Innovation Award at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma in Montreal.

In 2014, he designed the 1914 LATEST NEWS program (Les Films d’ICI 2 / Arte) which received the FIPA d’Or at the International Festival of Audiovisual Programs in Biarritz. Alongside Michel Reilhac, he develops the transmedia accompaniment #LESBISONS for the launch of the exhibition “Les Indiens des Plaines” at the Quai Branly Museum. In 2016, he directs for Arte the interactive device RADIOACTIVITY for the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl accident. He is also at the origin of the economic documentary series DÉCHIFFRAGE (Ici 2 / Arte) and author of two books: LA ZONE (story) and NOBODY (novel) published by Naïve Edition. In 2018, he wrote and directed the series The Barricade (Bachibouzouk, Ina, Liberation, Nova, All History) which recounts hour by hour the most violent day of May 68.

Since 2011, he is the educational manager at Ina (National audiovisual institute), in charge of Web and Journalism majors. He is currently working on two film projects supported by the CNC: AKIA, a virtual reality short film about the experience of war, and BIRTHDAY PARTY, a dive into the musical Berlin of the 80s-90s. In 2019, he will publish two new books: CALIFORNIA, a novel focusing on adolescence and its doubts, published by JC. Lattès, and 8 KM, an investigation examining the largest mass killing occurred in France in 1995.