Cannes Film Festival award winning Director Carlos Hurtado Creates Powerful Music Video

Cannes Film Festival award winning Director Carlos Hurtado Creates Powerful Music Video

In Support of Immigrant Rights (Voz De Mando- “Soldado Latinomericano”) 

Featuring prominent DACA millennial activist Sarahi Espinoza & students 

Video has been selected/nominated for the following:

Best Music Video at The London International Filmmaker Festival 

Vesper Public Relations. Los Angeles, CA. February 2018. –  Los Angeles native Carlos Hurtado, a multi award winning filmmaker continues garnering recognition for his work.

The song has become an anthem for immigrant rights and Hurtado’s music video brings life to the song’s message, which becomes highly relevant during the current times especially in the dawn of DACA’s uncertainty. The video features prominent millennial activist Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca creator of DREAMers Roadmap created to assist DACA students to find scholarships as well as students who donated their time to appear on the video.

Last year the young filmmaker teamed up with Grammy nominated Regional Mexican group Voz de Mando to create a powerful music video for the song “Soldado Latinoamericano.”


Now the video has been officially selected / nominated for:  ‘Best Music Video’ at The London International Filmmaker Festival set for February 10th – 17th 2018.

Hurtado’s music video for “Soldado Latinoamericano” has already earned the following film festival recognitions:

  • Grand Jury Award at Around International Film Festival // Paris in 2017.
  • Honorable Mention Award at Los Angeles Film Awards in 2017.

In addition, “Soldado Latinoamericano” was also selected for screenings at Studio City Film Festival, Culver City Film Festival, and Los Angeles CineFest.

These latest film festival recognitions are simply the most recent for Hurtado whose young filmmaking career has already amassed 53 awards with over 125 Nominations from International & National film festivals including a 2015 Cannes Film Festival award for “Emerging Filmmaker’s Best Short”


Carlos Hurtado is a Mexican- American Cannes Film Festival / American Pavilion award winner (Hollygrove) whose work has been featured on ABC, CNN, Univision, Azteca, Telemundo, Playboy radio, LATV, Moviemaker Magazine, Estrella TV and Alegria Magazine.

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