León Chiprout was born in Mexico City, in 1970. He studied at the International Film and Television Workshops, Rockport, Maine.
Since 1998, he has worked as a Still photographer for the advertising and fashion industries.
Chiprout’s fresh and direct style devotes much attention to the direction of characters and to the projection of high energy within his images.
His considerable experience includes the interpretation of ideas for creative advertising teams reprocessing those ideas to a higher level, thus endowing the projects with greater strength and clarity.
These last fifteen years, he works as Director of Photography in feature films, broadcast and Digital Media commercials, and music videos. His artistic expertise extends to participation in large production teams, in several countries of the world. His films credits include: the Spanish film, Nada es casualidad, as Cinematographer, Girón de niebla, as Cinematographer, and Hidden Moon, With Wes Bentley (American Beauty), as second unit Director of Photography.
His client list includes: Robinson’s Agency, Paris; The Bravo Group, New York; Leo Burnett, Chicago; Volya Productions, Spain; Avon; Cartoon Network, Atlanta; MTV, Disney, Jack Morton Chicago, and other ad agencies and production companies in Mexico, Latin America Europe and the USA.
Leon is currently living in the sunny Los Angeles.