Carlos Zaragoza

Carlos Zaragoza

Production Designer / 20 yrs

Los Angeles, CA

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La Noria (2018)

The Emoji Movie (2017)

Visual Development Artist

Trolls (2016)

Additional Visual Development Artist

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

Visual Development Artist

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

Visual Development

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Designer

Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

Assistant Art Director

Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)

Orthographics Artist

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

Assistant Art Director

The Heart of the Earth (2007)

Pan's Labyrinth (2007)

3 Episodes

Negocis de família (2005)

Assistant Art Director

Hours of Light (2004)

Assistant Art Director

The Discovery of Heaven (2003)

Visual Development Artist

Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves

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”.
Work History
  • September 2015 - Present

    Production designer

    Sony Pictures Animation

  • July 2014 - Present

    Creative Director

    Tale Twins

  • July 2014 - September 2015

    Senior Visual Development Artist

    Paramount Animation

  • January 2010 - July 2014

    Visual Development Artist

    DreamWorks Animation

    ▪ Puss in Boots 2 / 2018 / Visual Development Artist

    ▪ Trolls / Visual Development Artist

    ▪ Mr. Peabody & Sherman /2014 / Visual Development Artist

    ▪ Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted / 2012 / Visual Development Artist
  • July 2011 - March 2012

    Art Director (Sets)

    Carlos Baena, LLC

    ▪ La Noria. CG animation short film, directed by Carlos Baena / In development
  • August 2008 - November 2009

    Designer / Visual Development Artist

    Pointy Hat Productions

    ▪ Gnomeo & Juliet /2011
  • 2007 - 2008

    Vis Dev Artist / Orthographics

    Universal Pictures

    ▪ Tale of Despereaux /2008
  • January 1999 - August 2007

    Art Director / Production Designer in Live action Feature Fi

    Sogecable/Antena3/PedroCostaPC/AlmaAtaPC/SorollaFi

    ▪ Escuchando a Gabriel /2007 /Feature film / Production Designer / Sorolla Films & Somnia Ars

    ▪ Otros dias vendran /2005 /Feature film / Production Designer / Didac Films

    ▪ Mis estimadas victimas /2004 /Feature film / Art Director / Pedro Costa PC

    ▪ El chocolate del loro /2004 /Feature film / Production Designer / Alma Ata PC

    ▪ Negocis de familia /2005 /TV drama series / Art Director / Canal 9

    ▪ Trato Hecho /2002 / Quiz Show / Art Director / Antena 3

    ▪ AntiPop /1999 / TV Show / Art Director / Canal+ Satelite Digital

    ▪ Mnemotecnia /1999 / TV Sh
  • April 2007 - July 2007

    Set Designer

    Summit Entertainment

    ▪ Pompeii. Directed by Roman Polanski.
  • January 2005 - July 2007

    Art Director / TV Commercials

    Got Film

    Clients : Coca-Cola / DGT Ministerio de Interior / Linea Directa
  • 1999 - 2006

    Assistant Art Director in Live action Feature Films

    Sogecine/LolaFilms/SorollaFilms/TequilaGang/Espera

    ▪ Astérix aux jeux olympiques /2008 / Asst. Art Director / Sorolla Films / Pathé

    ▪ The Heart of the Earth /2007 / Asst. Art Director / Manufacturas Audiovisuales

    ▪ Pan's Labyrinth /2006 / Asst. Art Director /Tequila Gang

    Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Oscar /Ariel /ADG /Lafca Satellite Awards winner for Best Production Design / Art Direction

    ▪ Horas de Luz /2004 /Sogecine

    ▪ Deseo /2002 /LolaFilms

    ▪ God is on air /2001 /LolaFilms

    ▪ The discovery of Heaven /2001 /KanZaman Services

    ▪ Buñuel y la mesa del rey Salomón /2001 /Rioja Films
  • 2002 - 2003

    Graphics Designer

    Películas Pendelton

    ▪ La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón / 2003
Education
  • ECAM (Escuela de Cinematografía y del Audiovisual

    1997 - 2000
  • Universidad Complutense Madrid

    1988 - 1992