Matteo Gariglio is a Swiss documentary filmmaker and photographer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland. He studied visual communications with specialisation on video at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In 2015 he graduated from the Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in Lisbon, the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest and the LUCA School of Arts in Brussels in the frame of the Docnomads Master Course in documentary film directing.
His documentary short EN LA BOCA has been nominated for the European Film Awards and the Swiss Film Awards in the section «best short film». In addition the film has won several prices at different international film festivals.
Matteo Gariglio currently works on different documentary film and photography projects and teaches in the Bachelor studies of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He is a member of the Swiss Film Academy and the European Film Academy and a management board member of «Film Zentralschweiz» Association.