Carlos Arguello was born in Nicaragua and grew up in Guatemala. He started his career doing scientific visualization for NASA/Ford aerospace. He then art directed several music videos for Michael Jackson, including “Black or White”, before moving into becoming a visual effect supervisor for films like Space Jam, Sphere, Batman and Robin, Armageddon, Devils Advocate amongst many others.
In 2003, Carlos Arguello started Studio C in Guatemala, with 100% Latin American talent, working for movies like Chronicles of Riddick, Fast and Furious Tokyo drift and Chronicles of Narnia, for which the movie was nominated to Best Visual Effects from the Academy of Motion Pictures (Oscars). Arguello has participated in several speaking engagements in Geneva and China with the United Nations. In Uruguay, Canada and Washington DC with Inter-American Development Band (IADB) and has participated in several programs with the Organization of American States (OAS) working for youth and development in the Region.
March 12, 2016
A Sustainable Business Model for Animation
Animation is the newest buzz word for business and investment in Jamaica and the Caribbean – but what does it really take to make it work? Join Jamaica’s Film Commissioner as she speaks candidly with studio executives about how they started and stay profitable.
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Target audience: people interested in starting a studio, investors, studio owners
*Note: This session is accessed via the GENERAL REGISTRATION TICKET*