ABOUT US

Gato Grande Productions develops premium content that elevates Latinx voices for mainstream markets. We know authentic stories resonate and audiences want to see themselves represented in the shows they watch.

A bi-cultural company with presence in Los Angeles and Mexico City, Gato Grande mines unique stories, talent and IP from across cultures with the expertise needed to sell in both Latin America and the U.S.

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Luis Miguel Season 1

Luis Miguel (series) - Season 1

The officially authorized series based on the life of internationally renowned music superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel.

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Luis Miguel (series) - Season 1

Luis Miguel Season 2

Luis Miguel (series) - Season 2

The officially authorized series based on the life of internationally renowned music superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel.

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Luis Miguel (series) - Season 2

The Team

Carla Vargas

Carla Gonzalez Vargas

President | CEO
Megan Espinoza

Megan Espinoza

Exec. Director of Development
Moises Amsel

Moises Amsel

Exec. Director of Development
Priscila Amescua

Priscila Amescua

Physical Production and Operations Executive
Alex Lindgren

Alex Lindgren

Development Coordinator
Pedro Roa

Pedro Roa

Corporate and Production Accountant
Carla Vargas

Carla Gonzalez Vargas

President | CEO

Born in Mexico City, Carla Gonzalez Vargas started her career as a writer and journalist. Her first book:Woody Allen: His Life and Movies, in 2004 encountered a very successful response. Two more books of her authorship followed: The Routes of Mexican Cinema 1990-2006, and Mexican Cinema from the Spanish publishing house Lunwerg. She has served as a member of the jury at the Guadalajara Film Festival, Los Cabos Film Festival and PRODU awards. In 2014, she directed and produced the documentary Alivio. In 2018, she was the showrunner of Luis Miguel: La Serie, which became one of the most successful TV Series in Latin America. For two consecutive years, Forbes named Carla one of the 100 most powerful women in Mexico.

Megan Espinoza

Megan Espinoza

Exec. Director of Development

Megan Espinoza is a Los Angeles native who spent her post-college years living in Santiago, Chile. Upon returning to Los Angeles, she got her start in the industry in literary management, before moving into television development at Warner Bros Studios, where she spent time in both the drama and comedy departments. Megan later became the Director of Development at Ted Melfi’s Goldenlight Films, where she shepherded film and TV projects through development and production. At Gato Grande, Megan is thrilled to be able to combine her love of premium content with her passion for bringing to life stories from unique and diverse perspectives.

Moises Amsel

Moises Amsel

Exec. Director of Development

Moises Amsel, of Venezuelan background, is a passionate filmmaker and entertainment professional with a keen eye for storytelling. A USC Law graduate and alumnus of The Stella Adler Academy, Moises’ expertise is extensive to areas such as development, production, performance, and entertainment law. Moises has found a professional and creative home at Gato Grande, where the vision of creating premium content and elevating Latinx voices, closely align with his personal objectives. He now strives to explore, discover, and develop the kind of ground-breaking stories that could set the stage for ushering in a new great era of American cinema.

Priscila Amescua

Priscila Amescua

Physical Production and Operations Executive

Priscila Amescua Méndez is a native from Mexico City who graduated from Emerson College. After finishing her double major in film and theatre studies, she moved to Los Angeles, CA where she worked at KCET Television and with Academy Award Winner, Alejandro González Iñárritu. Upon her return to Mexico City, Priscila worked with Jonás Cuarón, Nicolás Celis and was a Production Supervisor for The Lift, in the entertainment department. At Gato Grande, Priscila is excited to collaborate in top tier projects that not only are entertaining, but also approach unique and relevant matters.

Alex Lindgren

Alex Lindgren

Development Coordinator

Alex Lindgren is a native of Washington DC, with Colombian roots, attended Boston University and pursued a major in International Relations and Economics. Coming from a background of working in the Music industry and always attracted to Film and TV, Alex moved to Los Angeles where he switched tracks and broke into the TV/Film world working at Bruce Cohn Curtis films working in feature script development among other things. Coming from a Latin background, Alex later left in 2018 to pursue a tv/film trajectory that better focused on genuine LatinX stories and premium content at Gato Grande, an MGM Company.

Pedro Roa

Pedro Roa

Corporate and Production Accountant

After finishing his accounting degree, Pedro Roa, a native of Mexico City, worked at Baker Tilly where he found his calling working in improving and optimizing corporate tax issues and financial solutions for different companies. He then went on to work at Ernst & Young and Sony Pictures. After working in different sectors of the accounting and tax management industry like energy and technology he realized his talents were best utilized working in the production of TV series. At Gato Grande, Pedro has been excited to work with a team and collaborate on ensuring projects run smoothly in all financial and tax matters.

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We’re very fortunate to be developing the TV series based on the popular Colombian novel “La Isla de la Pasión” by #LauraRestrepo alongside @traziendefilms . More news to come!

Felices de estar trabajando en el desarrollo para Televisión de la gran novela Colombiana “La Isla de la Pasión” de #LauraRestrepo en conjunto con @traziendefilms
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We are thrilled to announce 
an allegiance with Argentinian @kapowproductora in the TV adaptation of “Breves Amores Eternos” by renowned author Pedro Mairal. 

Estamos felices de anunciar nuestra más reciente coproducción con la gran compañía Argentina @kapowproductora para la adaptación del libro “Breves Amores Eternos” del afamado autor Pedro Mairal. Habrá más noticias pronto!
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Felices de anunciar nuestra nueva alianza con el equipo de producción detrás de la exitosa serie Catalana Merlí y los talentosisímos creativos Españoles. Chequen el link en nuestro bio para el artículo! @verandatv #aitormontachez #benignolopez #enriquelojo @al3xrodrigo #gatogrande
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#Variety Articulo sobre todo Luis Miguel! Chequen el link en nuestro bio para ver. #GatoGrande @variety @netflix @mgmstudios
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A partir de hoy, los éxitos de Luis Miguel, cantados por Diego Boneta @diego, serán lanzados cada miércoles para llegar con toda la actitud al capítulo del domingo. Apréndete la letra porque vas a cantar desde el sofá. Disponible en todas las plataformas digitales! #luismiguellaserie
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Luis Miguel: La Serie T2. 18 de abril 2021 en @netflixlat 
@diego @luismiguellaserie
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