Luis López Carrasco (Murcia, Spain, 1981) is a filmmaker, producer and writer. In 2008 he co-founded Los Hijos, an experimental cinema and documentary collective.
His work has been shown in numerous international film festivals like Locarno, Rotterdam, NYFF Film Society of Lincoln Center, BAFICI or Viennale and contemporary art centres like Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Museo Guggenheim de Bilbao, Centre Georges Pompidou, Guggenheim Bilbao or Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Distrital Film Festival, Lima Independiente Film Festival, 3XDOC, CGAI and Arteleku dedicated monographic focus of their work. European Film Festival Paliç awarded his career with Underground Spirit Award 2015.
Their first feature-length film, Los materiales was awarded with the Jean Vigo Prize for Best Direction (Punto de Vista International Film Festival 2010) and International Jury´s Special Mention (FiD Marseille 2010). El futuro, his first solo feature-length film, was premiered in Locarno International Film Festival 2013, selected in more than fifty international film festivals and awarded in BAFICI 2014, Lima Independiente 2014, Uruguay Winter Festival 2014 and IBAFF 2014.
He is also producer of True Love, (Ion de Sosa, 2011) Sueñan los androides, (Ion de Sosa, 2014) premiered in Berlinale Forum 2015 and Nuestra Amiga La Luna (Velasco Broca, 2016), premiered in Locarno International Film Festival 2016.
In 2014 he wrote a short stories sci-fi book titled Europa (Ed. Gollarín).