Carla Gutierrez

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Carla Gutierrez
Workshop Instructor

Carla Gutierrez is a documentary editor based in New York City.  She edited the Oscar nominated film La Corona for HBO and the Emmy nominated documentary Reportero, which broadcast on POV. Her latest work, When Two Worlds Collide premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival where it won the World Documentary Special Jury Award for Debut Feature. Screen International Magazine described When Two Worlds Collide as a “deftly edited, heart-on-sleeve social documentary.” And the film’s review in Variety Magazine made a special mention of Carla’s contribution, “Carla Gutierrez is key in shaping a coherent narrative from what was doubtless a daunting mountain of material on a complicated subject.” Carla also edited Kingdom of Shadows which premiered at SXSW, opened theatrically in Mexico and it is slated to broadcast on POV in 2016. Carla’s work has screened at Sundance, IDFA, SXSW, Full Frame, AFI, Los Angeles Film Festival, HotDocs, Ambulante among other festivals. Her films have broadcast on HBO, BBC’s Storyville, POV, Independent Lens, the Sundance Chanel, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She has been a creative adviser for the Sundance Edit Lab, and a mentor for Firelight Producers’ Lab.