Guillermo del Toro has embellished the Film Industry in recent decades. Undoubtedly, he has achieved great feats as film director and his legacy will last for many years to come.
He was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and thanks to his filmmaking brilliance, he has become one of the most acclaimed filmmakers in Hollywood.
Guillermo del Toro was behind the lens of great masterpieces of the big screen, such as The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth and The Shape of Water.
In 2018, he took home the Oscar for “Best Director” of this last film production.
Guillermo del Toro is also a successful producer, novelist and screenwriter. His fame echoes loud in Mexico, as well as in many other countries.
It is undeniable that he has upheld the name of his home country throughout his professional career.
The Success Pinocchio of Guillermo del Toro
It is also important to point out that he is an enthusiast of animations. In fact, he didn’t stop until he directed the animated version of Pinocchio, one of Disney’s most important classics.
This animated film premiered in cinemas and then, a few days ago in Netflix and it has made more than one spectator drop their jaw to the floor.
It was created in stop-motion, which means that the film was entirely animated by hand.
Del Toro wanted this version of Pinocchio to be a “beautiful artisan sculping, painting and modelling exercise”.
For now, it has been said that this animated film could have several nominations in the upcoming Oscars and that its director could once again receive an award.
Alfonso Cuarón Continues Having Success
Alfonso Cuarón also holds a place of honour in Latin American films. He is a successful filmmaker that has continuously been making history in the Seventh Art Industry.
He has won two Academy Awards in recent years: the first for the film Gravity and the second for the film Roma.
He has also received a Goya Award, several Golden Globes and more than one BAFTA Award. It is undeniable that his professional career is filled with success and great filmmaking achievements.
Olmo Cuarón’s Animations
Olmo Cuarón has proven that he has a natural talent for animations. In fact, at his short age he has created stop-motion animations that are truly impressive.
He is the son of Alfonso Cuarón, and this is why it makes sense that he has a natural preference for art.
Olmo Cuarón’s have caught the eye of many followers. And every time he shares them in his social media accounts, he gets very encouraging feedback.
There is a possibility that Olmo Cuarón will follow his father’s and Guillermo del Toro’s footsteps.
Interestingly enough, the latter believes that animated films are not part of a genre but should be considered as an expression of film per se.