Jorge R. Gutiérrez

Jorge R. Gutiérrez

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Birthday: January 31
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Emmy and Annie Award-winning Jorge R. Gutierrez is a Mexican animator, painter, voice actor, writer, and director.

A CalArts Experimental Animation BFA & MFA graduate, Gutierrez has completed various films, cartoons, and paintings exploring his love affair with Mexican pop and folk culture.

Emmy and Annie Award-winning Jorge R. Gutierrez is a Mexican animator, painter, voice actor, writer, and director.

A CalArts Experimental Animation BFA & MFA graduate, Gutierrez has completed various films, cartoons, and paintings exploring his love affair with Mexican pop and folk culture.

Gutierrez was Director & Co-Writer of the Guillermo del Toro produced animated feature "The Book of Life," which earned him a 2014 Golden Globe Award nomination. Along with his wife and muse, Sandra Equihua, they created the multiple Emmy Award-winning animated series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera for Nickelodeon. Gutierrez most recently created, wrote, and directed the event series Maya and the Three for Netflix which won 2 Annie Awards, and was nominated for 5 Daytime Emmys.

Gutierrez is currently developing and writing/directing a Netflix animated feature named "I, Chihuahua" with Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias.

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Jorge R. Gutierrez gives a presentation during "It's Not Just a Cartoon 2019: A Celebration of Diversity in Animation" at the Television Academy on June 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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Keynote speaker Jorge R. Gutierrez on stage at It's Not Just a Cartoon 2019: A Celebration of Diversity in Animation at the Television Academy on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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Emmy and Annie Award winning artist and director Jorge R. Gutierrez gives a presentation at It's Not Just a Cartoon 2019: A Celebration of Diversity in Animation at the Television Academy on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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Emmy and Annie Award winning artist and director Jorge R. Gutierrez gives a presentation at It's Not Just a Cartoon 2019: A Celebration of Diversity in Animation at the Television Academy on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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Keynote speaker Jorge R. Gutierrez with aspiring animators Katie Yee, Maggie Nhan, Nick Smolunski, and Diego Morales at It's Not Just a Cartoon 2019: A Celebration of Diversity in Animation at the Television Academy on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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