Carlota Coronado is a Mexican director and producer who has been active in the film industry since the early 2000s. She is best known for her feature films Las Horas Contigo (2005) and Paraíso (2009), which won awards at festivals in Mexico, the United States, and Europe.
Coronado was born in Mexico City in 1975. She studied filmmaking at the Center for Cinematographic Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and went on to attend the Los Angeles International Film Festival in 2000. During this time, she developed her interest in directing and producing.
In 2002, Coronado founded her own production company, Coronado Films. Her first feature film, Las Horas Contigo (2005), was highly acclaimed by critics, and won numerous awards. The movie follows the story of a young man who falls in love with a woman he meets on the internet.
In 2009, Coronado released Paraíso, a romantic drama which follows the story of a couple who are on the brink of divorce. The movie was a commercial success, and was nominated for several awards, including the Ariel Awards in Mexico.
Coronado has also worked on a number of documentary films. In 2012, she released the documentary Una Mujer de Ciudad (A Woman of the City), which follows the story of a woman who is struggling to make a living in Mexico City.
In addition to her directing and producing work, Coronado also works as a film tutor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. In 2019, she was awarded the Ariel Award for her work in the film industry.
Coronado’s films have been praised for their realistic portrayals of Mexican life and for their sensitive and thoughtful approach to storytelling. Her work has been widely acclaimed, and she has been recognized as one of the leading directors in Mexican cinema.