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Director, illustrator, writer, and animator. In the past few years he has developed a universe of his own, where all his different forms of expression merge together in creating a whole, personal world.
His restless renaissance spirit has always pushed him in the search of the improvement and fusion of every kind of visual art: owner of a very personal style, his mixing of digital tools and real objects brought a new organic aesthetic concept to animation, area in which his artistic activity has been successfully devoted to for the last few years.
His work alternates between commercial and narrative projects. Within his extensive résumé, a Goya Awards nomination, a Preselection to the Academy Awards, and over 30 international prizes are to be found, as well as a participation as a jury -presided by David Lynch- in the Animation Category of Vimeo’s First Festival+Awards, held in New York in 2010.
His ability to tell stories and arouse emotions in the viewer have contributed to the massive spread of his work, earning him international recognition and making him a reference point in modern animation.
In 2011, Carlos was chosen by Amnesty International to write, coproduce and direct the official spot for their 50th anniversary, project in which he worked alongside Oscar winner Hans Zimmer.
Later that year, the Coca Cola company summoned Carlos to direct the official animated commercial spot the brand presented at the 2012 Eurocup.
In his most recent short film, “Lila”, Carlos brings fantasy and real life together. Here his characters, as always, have a pinch of magic and naivety; with personalities that reflect their innermost fears, hopes and personal conflicts. They are joyous but also painfully human, helping the audience to quickly relate to them on a deeper level. “Lila” features one of his most charming characters yet, and its style of live action combined with animation is executed in an original and innovative way allowing his narrative and heartfelt storytelling style to blossom.