Matteo Cogliati was born in Cantù in 1987.
He graduated in Product Design at Politecnico di Milano in 2012. In 2013 he followed his passion for photography and video production achieving a Certificate IV European level “Senior technician for communication” doing the professional course IFTS “Teconologie poli e multimediali per una comunicazione socialmente efficace” and following few courses about animation, motion design and 3d modeling.
In 2014 he started to work as a freelance videomaker. Matteo made important experiences as chief photographer\videomaker for few events and realizing various kind of jobs with clients like Fondazione Casa della Carità, CeAS, Organisation In Design, Frontiers Conferences, EMIT Feltrinelli.
Since 2017, after many collaborations with magazines and websites, he succeeds to combine his job with the passion for sports, becoming sport photographer working mainly with the photojournalistic agency Lapresse and for other agencies and newspaper (Activa, Pacific Press, Foto Mosca, Infopress, Il Piccolo, Varesenews, L'Eco Di Bergamo).
Since end of 2018 he specialize as events and conference photographer starting new collaborations as official photographer with various clients like St.Gallen Symposium, Tech Tour, PSYND, Terrapinn, Mackbrooks events, Fullstack Events, Life Sciences Switzerland, Swiss ICT Investor Club, SwissQ and from may 2019 started a new collaboration with the photojournalist agency TiPress.
Matteo since September 2019 is suscribed into the Italian Association of Journalist (ODG card number 173480) as professional photojournalist.
Main work experience:
Official Photographer - SICTIC Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2019, Tech Tour Mobility 2019, Zero-Day Conference 2019, Agile Leadership Day 2019, Festival of Biologics 2019, Chemspec Europe 2019, 49th St.Gallen Symposium 2019, PyConWeb 2019, Frontend Conference 2019, Swiss Testing Day 2019, LS2 Annual Meeting 2019, SICTIC Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2018, Frontiers of Interaction X, Frontiers Conference 2017 and Frontiers Health 2016
Sports Photographer - Lapresse photo agency, Milano City F.C. (Official photographer) and various agency and National\Local Italian newspaper
Contributor Freelance Photographer - TiPress, Pacific Press Agency / Getty Images
Official Videomaker and Photographer - Organization in Design Fuori Salone Ventura Lambrate during Milan Design Week in 2015 and 2016 edition
Videomaker realizing documentary into the project PAIRS:Effective Programmes for the Active Integration\Inclusion of the Roma in South-East Europe
300h Internship Videomaker at the press office of the foundation “Casa della carità A.Abriani”
Sport photographer experience:
FOOTBALL: Lega Pro Serie C Italian League, Serie D Italian League, Swiss Challenge League
BASKETBALL: Euroleague, Eurocup, Fiba Europe Cup, Legabasket Serie A1 Italian League, Final Eight Italian Cup, Final Six LNP Italian Cup
HOCKEY: IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship final phase Cologne 2017 and Bratislava 2019, Champions Hockey League, NLA National League\Swiss League, DEL Deutsche Eishockey Liga Italian League, Final Eight Italian Cup
WATERPOLO: Eurocup Final, A1 Italian League, Final Six Italian League
BOXE & MMA: Welterweights Italian Championship, Principe Fight Night WBC International Silver, Italian Fighting Championship MMA Night
VOLLEY: A1 Italian League