Gustavo Taretto

Gustavo Taretto


I would have loved to photograph people but I've always been too shy to dare, so I started shooting buildings. They didn't mind!    


Gustavo Taretto was born in Buenos Aires in 1965. In 1983 he started attending different photography workshops, black & white and color. At the same time, he studied music and started to attend to script and direction workshops. In 1993 he started working as a creative in an advertising agency. After 14 years, he reached the executive creative direction in Ogilvy Argentina. He received several awards in festivals arround the world, among others the Gold Lion in 2002.
In 1999 he joined the school of the master José Martinez Suarez. Where he wrote and directed 3 short films, LAS INSOLADAS, CIEN PESOS and MEDIANERAS, which has received more than 40 international awards, including the Gran Prix in Clemont Ferrand, 2006. His fourth short film HOY NO ESTOY has been premiered in Locarno and received the Leopard of domain for the Best Short Film.

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