carlos lópez estrada

director

Carlos’s debut film, BLINDSPOTTING, premiered opening night at Sundance 2018 and was subsequently released by Lionsgate Entertainment. Carlos was nominated by the DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film. His second film, SUMMERTIME, premiered opening night of Sundance 2020 and was released in July of 2021. Carlos’ third film, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON was released by Disney in March of 2021. On the TV side, Carlos directed an episode of FX’s LEGION. He began his career directing music videos for musicians like Billie Eilish, Father John Misty, Thundercat and Flying Lotus, Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Clipping. In 2012, he won a Latin Grammy for an animated music video he directed for Mexican artists Jesse & Joy. He is currently directing an original animated feature at Disney Animation set to release in 2023 as well as the live-action adaptation of Disney’s Robin Hood.

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under the sun

Carlos’s debut film, BLINDSPOTTING, premiered opening night at Sundance 2018 and subsequently sold to Lionsgate for a theatrical release. Carlos was nominated by the DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film. His second film, SUMMERTIME, premiered opening night of Sundance 2020 and will be released next year. On the TV side, Carlos directed an episode of FX’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 artists Jesse & Joy. He recently joined Walt Disney Studios to direct an original animated feature as well as the live-action adaptation of Disney’s Robin Hood.