Carlos Zaragoza is a Hybrid Artist, production designer for Animation and live action movies and has worked in the musical theaters and TV shows and dramas. He has 18 years of experience in the industry, has been awarded by the Art Director’s Guild with the ADG Excellence in Production Design Award for his work in “Pan’s Labyrinth”.
Carlos Zaragoza has worked in projects such as Pan’s Labyrinth, The Tale of Despereaux, Gnomeo & Juliet, Madagascar 3, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Puss in Boots 2, Nine Lives & 40 thieves, and the production design of the Emoji Movie. He graduated with a Bachelor at the Fine Arts School at the Complutense University in Madrid and an Art Director for Film & TV Degree at ECAM (Madrid Film School).
Interview with Carlos Zaragoza:
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In this Episode, You Will Learn:
- Carlos Zaragoza’s Story
- How to jump careers in the industry
- How to do collaborative work in a team
- How to create films & animation
- Tips on learning from failures
- Some mistakes will be more expensive than others but at the end everything is an experience where you can learn a lot.
- I get a lot of inspiration from real life, from watching people, our environment and talking with people, not from spending life in studio or my house.
- After school you’ll have to keep improving and learning on your skills, you can never stop.
- There’s nothing set in stone in the movie making industry, there’s many niches where you can develop yourself as a great artist, keep your eyes open and talk with the best professionals from all ages.
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