Cinetic Media Signs ‘Frida’ Filmmaker Carla Gutiérrez (EXCLUSIVE)

Cinetic Media has signed documentary filmmaker Carla Gutiérrez. It will represent Gutiérrez across all media. The news comes as Gutiérrez’s directorial debut”Frida” premieres this week at Sundance. Cinetic has been ramping up management additions of late having also recently signed Betsy West and Julie Cohen (“RBG”) of Storyville Films, both of whom executive produced Gutiérrez’s directorial debut.

Carla Gutiérrez is an Emmy- and Eddie-nominated documentary editor. She edited the Oscar-nominated films “RBG” and “La Corona.” Her latest film as an editor, “Julia,” about renowned chef, and television personality Julia Child, premiered at Telluride and was an official selection of the Toronto Film Festival. Gutiérrez also edited the Emmy-nominated “Pray Away.” Her work has received awards at Sundance, Tribeca, Berlinale, Outfest, the Critic’s Choice Awards, the National Board of Review Awards, and the DuPont Columbia Awards. She has been a creative adviser for the Sundance Edit Lab, and a mentor for the Firelight Producers’ Lab, The Karen Schmeer Diversity Program, and the Tribeca Film Fellows program. Carla is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and the American Cinema Editors. She received a Masters in Documentary Film from Stanford University.

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“Frida” centers on painter Frida Kahlo and is told in her voice. It will premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition section at Sundance and will be released later in the year by Amazon Studios.

Cinetic Media’s management practice represents directors, writers, and producers, including Richard Linklater, David Gordon Green, Todd Haynes, Killer Films, World of Wonder, Lana Wilson, Margaret Brown, Yance Ford, Petra Costa, Matthew Heineman and Pete Nicks.

The management and media company’s other services include content sales, financing, marketing and publicity, as well as corporate advisory, the latter of which is responsible for representing and advising media companies, brands, financiers, and publishers who are developing and executing entertainment strategies.

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