Carlos Carrera (Luis Carlos Carrera González)
Photos with Carlos Carrera
BiographyMexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
With only three feature films, Carlos Carrera is considered one of the best young directors of the new Mexican cinema. He began as an animator at 12 years old and wrote, produced and directed a number of animated-shorts before filming his first live-action movie, a docummentary short titled Vestidito Blanco como la Leche Nido, Un (1989). He studied filmmaking at the Training Center of Cinematography (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) in Mexico City. After that, Carrera made his first feature, Mujer de Benjamín, La (1991). This film won the Mexican Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and many prizes in film festivals. Read more... his second feature film, Vida conyugal, La (1993), Carrera made Héroe, El (1994), an animated short winner of the Golden Palm at Cannes Festival.