Carlos López Estrada

is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker from Mexico City. Carlos’s debut film, BLINDSPOTTING, premiered opening night at Sundance 2018 and was subsequently released by Lionsgate Entertainment. His second film, SUMMERTIME, premiered opening night of Sundance 2020 and was released theatrically the following year. Carlos’s third film, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON was released by Disney in March of 2021 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. On the TV side, Carlos directed an episode of FX and Marvel’s LEGION. He began his career directing music videos and in 2012, he won a Latin Grammy for an animated music video he directed for Mexican artists Jesse & Joy.  He is currently developing an animated feature documentary set to release in 2023 as well as the live-action adaptation of Disney’s ROBIN HOOD and an adaptation of the Japanese anime YOUR NAME.

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