Raya and the Last Dragon filmmaker Carlos López Estrada spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the transition to directing animation. The following conversation took place during the first of a two-part virtual roundtable for the Raya and the Last Dragon home video release. In addition to Carlos López Estrada, both producer Osnat Shurer and head of story Fawn Veerasunthorn participated in this roundtable. A second roundtable featured co-director Don Hall, writer Adele Lim, and…"Carlos López Estrada talks Directing Animation"
Disney has done it again as the cast and crew of Raya and the Last Dragon take viewers on another heartwarming adventure. One thing I love about this film is that it is authentic in every sense of the word. While the film itself takes place in the fantasy world of Kumandra, it is inspired by the Southeast Asian culture. This also includes the fighting styles that we see on screen. We can see this…"Raya and the Last Dragon is Heartwarming"
Blindspotting is one of those films in which one knows that they are watching something magical take place and that’s the beauty of the Sundance Film Festival. The colorful film is the product of two friends who both share the same hometown and, as tends to be the case with many indie films, the road has been quite a few years in the making. Carlos López Estrada directs the film from a screenplay written by Rafael…"Blindspotting Shines Light On Representation"