Carlo Velayo

Carlo Velayo is a 2021 Berlinale VFF Talent Highlight Awardee, a Film Independent Spirit Award-nominated Producer and was the inaugural SFFILM New American Fellow. He has produced two narrative features: Isabel Sandoval’s LINGUA FRANCA (Venice Days 2019), which was released in North America through Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY and was nominated for the Film Independent John Cassavetes Award, and Jessica M. Thompson’s THE LIGHT OF THE MOON (2017 SXSW Audience Award, Narrative Feature). In the non-fiction space, he was Senior Producer on Michele Josue’s Netflix Original documentary series, HAPPY JAIL (2019) and was an Associate Producer on Cheryl Furjanic’s Emmy-nominated film BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS (2014). Carlo is thrilled to be collaborating again with Michele on the documentary feature NURSE UNSEEN.