Director and photographer Carissa Gallo was immersed in art and music from a young age, teaching herself photography and filmmaking in highschool. Using the internet to share her work, she quickly gained the attention of musicians, publications, and the fashion world- with commissions from Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Playboy, as well as brands like Calvin Klein, Adidas, and Nike. Intimate and honest, her projects celebrate people and their stories- using color, movement, and light to create a world within her work.
With her multifaceted background in the arts, she creates visual environments that feel aesthetically pleasing, yet relatable. Her work is quirky and anything but predictable, inspired by the past, while still speaking to today’s world. Carissa powerfully weaves together aesthetics, music and storytelling to create colorful, human films that move the senses.