Felipe Vara de Rey


About Felipe Vara de Rey


Felipe Vara de Rey is a cinematographer and director born in Madrid, Spain. He graduated in political science, and after a brief period of time working on social research, he shifted gears and went on to study cinematography at Madrid's Film Institute.

Thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, Felipe moved to NYC to pursue NYU’s Grad Film program, where he now teaches two cinematography courses.

Over the last decade, Felipe has shot and directed numerous projects, including feature films, documentaries, music videos, short films, political campaign videos, and commercials. He recently wrapped the Netflix Original feature See You Yesterday, executive produced by Spike Lee. Nosotros is his feature-length directorial debut.