Carla Gutierrez

Carla Gutiérrez is an Emmy and Eddie nominated documentary filmmaker. Her directorial debut FRIDA, about iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, premiered at Sundance 2024 where it won the prestigious Jonathan Oppenheim Award for Best Editing. FRIDA is an Amazon MGM Studios Original film and it's currently streaming on Prime Video.

Carla's work as an editor includes the Oscar nominated films RBG, about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and LA CORONA (HBO). She edited JULIA, about renowned chef, and television personality Julia Child (Telluride, Toronto Film Festival, CNN Films); and PRAY AWAY (Tribeca, Telluride, Netflix Original). Carla's 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.

Carla 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