Emiliano Pappacena was born in Latina (Lazio region) in 1979. He graduated in sociology and in 1999 he started out in the publishing business as founder and editor of the on-line magazine Dissonanze.net.
In 2007 Rai Due broadcast his first TV report on the economic potential of immigration: "Economia Migrante" (Migrant Economy). In 2009 he founded Daimon Production, which has enabled him to independently produce and direct his own works. To date, he has produced and directed several TV reports on social and integration-related issues for the programmes "Un Mondo a Colori" and, subsequently, "Crash", both aired on Rai Educational.