Tim Saccenti

Director / Photographer

Timothy Saccenti is a director and photographer. He lives in New York City and works worldwide. Saccenti’s singularly unique, immersive style has been imprinted onto genres of music, publication and fine art. Saccenti’s groundbreaking visual output includes influential and genre defying films for artists ranging from indie icons Animal Collective, Run the Jewels and Squarepusher to legends Depeche Mode, Pharrell and Erykah Badu. His commercial oeuvre includes the controversial “Playfaces” television campaign for the launch of the Sony PS3, as well as spots for Nike, Diesel and Audi, amongst others. As a fine artist, Saccenti has exhibited “The Garden” at the Diesel gallery in Tokyo as well as multiple group shows around the including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. His NFP work includes award winning campaigns for Oxfam and the Africa Untied “We’ve got your Back” Ebola awareness campaign ft. Idris Elba. Timothy’s first monograph “Portraits 01” was published in 2014 and Timothy won multiple Cannes Lions for his “Formation” book in 2015.

What role does music play in your day-to-day life as a creative?

Music colours my consciousness.

Tell us about your playlist:

A collection of tracks designed to alter the mood of the listener, chosen for their transportive and dreamlike qualities with an electronic leaning edge.

*Tim’s portrait is by Daniel Cheetham.