ABOUT / CREDITS

Hybrid Artist, Carlos works both in Animation and Live action movies. He is currently production designer at Sony Pictures Animation.

His wide experience includes art directing for over 15 years in feature live action, animation, musical theater, commercials, TV drama & shows. He was awarded by the Art Director’s Guild with the ADG Excellence in Production Design Award for his work in “Pan’s Labyrinth”.

His credits include designing for movies like “Pan’s Labyrinth”, directed by Guillermo del Toro, that won the Oscar and Satellite Awards for Best Production Design, the animated “The Tale of Despereaux”, “Gnomeo & Juliet", "Madagascar 3", "Mr. Peabody & Sherman", and "Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves".

He graduated with a Bachelor in Painting at the Fine Arts School at the Complutense University, in Madrid, and an Art Direction for Film & TV Degree at ECAM ( Madrid Film School ). 

Originally from Spain, his circus life took him to London, Toronto, San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, where he lives now.

 

US Permanent Resident (Green Card) / EU passport holder.

Contact / inboxcarlos@gmail.com /  Los Angeles, California

CV / Résumé pdf download

                  CREDITS

               ANIMATION    

EMOJI

Production Designer

         

SONY PICTURES ANIMATION

Director: Anthony Leondis

(in development) UNDISCLOSED PROJECT

Visual Development Artist

         

PARAMOUNT ANIMATION

P.Designer:  Rick Heinrichs 

(in development)  PUSS IN BOOTS 2

Visual Development Artist

         

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

P.Designer: Guillaume Aretos

 (in development)  LA NORIA (CGI Short)

Art Director / Sets

         

CARLOS BAENA LLC

Director: Carlos Baena

MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

Visual Development Artist

 

 

 

 

 

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

P.Designer: David James

MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED

Visual Development Artist

 

 

 

 

 

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

P.Designer: Kendal Cronkhite

GNOMEO & JULIET

Designer

 

 

 

 

 

TOUCHSTONE PICTURES

P.Designer: Karen deJong

   THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX

Orthographics Artist

 

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSAL PICTURES

P.Designer: Evgeni Tomov                                          .

              LIVE ACTION     

ESCUCHANDO A GABRIEL

Production Designer

         

SOMNIA ARS
Director: Jose Enrique March

OTROS DIAS VENDRAN

Production Designer

         

CANAL+ ESPAÑA
Director: Eduard Cortés

PAN’S LABYRINTH

(OSCAR WINNER/ BEST ART DIRECTION)

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

ESPERANTO FILMOJ / TEQUILA GANG

P.Designer: Eugenio Caballero

ASTERIX AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

PATHÉ RENN PRODUCTIONS

P.Designer: Aline Bonetto

NEGOCIS DE FAMILIA (TV series)

Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

CANAL 9

Director: JM Manzanares

MIS ESTIMADAS VICTIMAS (TV Movie)

Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

ENRIQUE CEREZO PC

Director: Pedro Costa

EL CHOCOLATE DEL LORO

Production Designer

 

 

 

 

 

ALMA ATA INT PICTURES

Director: Ernesto Martin

THE HEART OF THE EARTH

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

MANUFACTURAS AUDIOVISUALES

P.Designer: Luis Manuel Carmona

HORAS DE LUZ

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

CANAL+ ESPAÑA

P.Designer: Luis Ramirez

DESEO

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

LOLAFILMS

P.Designer: Juan Pedro De Gaspar

NO SOMOS NADIE

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

LOLAFILMS

P.Designer: Luis Ramirez

LA GRAN AVENTURA

DE MORTADELO Y FILEMON

Graphic Designer

 

 

 

 

 

SOGECINE

P.Designer: Cesar Macarron

BUNUEL Y LA MESA DEL REY SALOMON

Asst. Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

LOLAFILMS

P.Designer: Luis Ramirez

THE DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN

Asst. Art Director (Spain)

 

 

 

 

 

KANZAMAN

Art Director.: Miguel Lopez Pelegrin

ESCONDE LA MANO (Short)

Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

NICOLAS MENDEZ

Director: Nicolas Mendez

PUZZLES (Short)

Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

ECAM (MADRID FILM SCHOOL)

Director: Paco Plaza

HONGOS (Short)

                                                                Art Director

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RAMON SALAZAR /

KOLDO ZUAZUA 

Director: Ramon Salazar                               .

                     MUSICAL THEATRE     

LA VERBENA DE LA PALOMA

Set Designer

 

 

 

 

 

TEATRO DE LA ZARZUELA

Scenographer: Juan Pedro De Gaspar

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

.                                                              Set Designer

 

 

 

 

 

SMEDIA

Scenographer: Juan Pedro De Gaspar

 

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