20-23 January 2025

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Carla González Vargas
Gato Grande

Carla Gonzalez Vargas is the CEO of Gato Grande Productions, dedicated to the development and production of premium audiovisual content for US and Latin American markets. As a producer, director, and writer, Carla Gonzalez Vargas was named by Forbes magazine as one of the 100 most powerful women in Mexico for two consecutive years. She began her career as a writer and journalist in her native country, Mexico. Her first book, “Woody Allen: His Life and Films,” published in 2004, received a successful response. This was followed by two more books authored by her: “The Routes of Mexican Cinema 1990-2006” and “Mexican Cinema,” published by the Spanish publishing house Lunwerg. Likewise, Gonzalez Vargas contributed as a cultural and film columnist for various magazines such as Cine Premier and Milenio, as well as in multiple radio and television programs in Mexico. She has served as a jury member at the Guadalajara Film Festival and the Los Cabos Film Festival. She has also been a guest lecturer at UCLA in Los Angeles, California, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles, California, where she established her own production company in 2014. Carla is the Executive Producer of numerous television programs, including “Luis Miguel: The Series” (2018-2022), which became one of the most successful television series in Latin America, the global hit “Wednesday” (2022) on Netflix, and “Libre de Reír,” set to premiere on Amazon Prime in 2023. Currently, Carla is a board member of Grupo Costamex, Content Americas, and MVS Radio.

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