Born in Buenos Aires and based in Paris, Felipe Sanguinetti established himself as a freelance photographer shortly after moving to Paris in 2005 and began assisting Mario Testino.
In 2010, Felipe teamed up with opera and theatre director Robert Carsen, documenting the rehearsals and performances of international opera productions including Iphigénie en Tauride with Plácido Domingo and Rinaldo at Glyndebourne. He then filmed and photographed the long awaited performance of Don Giovanni at La Scala. He has continued to work on his opera project by documenting Falstaff at the Royal Opera House in London and the Metropolitan Opera in New York amongst others.
In 2014 he further worked as a technical director for Mario Testino and completed projects for Nowness who premiered his film Platée.
In 2015 he was commissioned by the Opera de Paris to work on a series of short films, including Berlioz’s ‘Damnation of Faust’ working with the renowned director and dramatist Alvis Hermanis. Subsequently he also created a film with choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.
Felipe has further directed a number of fashion films including Couture Dreams that was featured on British Vogue, MINE that appeared on Interview magazine, as well as a special project on Mademoiselle Chanel’s apartment with Sam Taylor-Johnson.
He has also collaborated on a short film with virtuoso violinist Charlie Siem and another film with model and actress Suki Waterhouse.
Felipe has worked for top luxury brands Hermès, Chanel, Elie Saab, Clarins, Verbreuil, Thierry Colson and Arjowiggins. He remains based in Paris where works on his film and photography projects.