Carlos Zaragoza

Production Designer, Bad Fairies

Carlos Zaragoza is the Production Designer for the animated musical Bad Fairies.

His extensive experience includes production design and art direction for live-action feature films, animation, musical theatre, advertising, and television. One of his recent works as production designer was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s animated musical Vivo. His feature animation credits include the production design of The Emoji Movie at Sony Pictures Animation, the art direction of the short film La Noria by Carlos Baena, and the visual development of multiple features, like The Tale of Despereaux, Gnomeo & Juliet, Wonder Park, Madagascar 3, Mr.Peabody & Sherman and Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves, among other films, produced by Dreamworks Animation, Paramount, Universal, and Sony Animation Studios.

Prior to his animation work, Carlos was production designer, art director, and set designer in various live-action feature dramas and fantasy films. He designed the settings of iconic movies such as the dark fantasy film Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro, and the comedy Asterix at The Olympic Games. He was awarded by the Art Director’s Guild with the ADG Excellence in Production Design Award for his work in the art direction team of Pan's Labyrinth.

Carlos received a nomination for the Best Production Design Annie Award in 2022 for his work on Vivo. Originally from Madrid, Spain, he lives in Los Angeles, California.