DIEGO
GONZALEZ CORTES
DIEGO
GONZALEZ CORTES
Diego is a multidisciplinary artist with more than 20 years of experience in creative fields like Info-Architecture, Product Design, Toy/Figurine Design, Prototyping, and for the last 10 years, specialized in Animation and VFX for TV.
With his experience in Design, Animation, and VFX, Diego has had roles from Product Designer to 3D Character Modeler, CG Generalist, and Lead of Build for TV, managing teams of artists in the UK, India, and China for multiple shows and product manufacturing.

As a designer, his work has been recognized with international awards, and the beauty products he designed made millions of Euros in sells, and thousands of happy clients. (Including Hugh Jackman).
As an Artist and Lead of Build, Diego helps studios to develop shows like the Emmy awarded TV show The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in where he actively contributes with asset development and team supervision as well as establish workflows to process and deliver asset files for mold and cast vehicles, and props to the workshop for construction.

Over the years in the Animation and VFX industry, he has participated in productions for NBC Universal, Netflix, FX on HULU, National Geographic, and BBC, as well as commercials for NIKE and Chevron in studios like POV, DNEG, Lola Post Production, Absolute Post, 2d3D Animation and Aardman Animations.

In 2020 Diego co-founded GONZHU STUDIOS with the goal of developing the animation IP’s which always resonates with him.
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Diego is a multidisciplinary artist with more than 20 years of experience in creative fields like Info-Architecture, Product Design, Toy/Figurine Design, Prototyping, and for the last 10 years, specialized in Animation and VFX for TV.
With his experience in Design, Animation, and VFX, Diego has had roles from Product Designer to 3D Character Modeler, CG Generalist, and Lead of Build for TV, managing teams of artists in the UK, India, and China for multiple shows and product manufacturing.

As a designer, his work has been recognized with international awards, and the beauty products he designed made millions of Euros in sells, and thousands of happy clients. (Including Hugh Jackman).
As an Artist and Lead of Build, Diego helps studios to develop shows like the Emmy awarded TV show The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in where he actively contributes with asset development and team supervision as well as establish workflows to process and deliver asset files for mold and cast vehicles, and props to the workshop for construction.

Over the years in the Animation and VFX industry, he has participated in productions for NBC Universal, Netflix, FX on HULU, National Geographic, and BBC, as well as commercials for NIKE and Chevron in studios like POV, DNEG, Lola Post Production, Absolute Post, 2d3D Animation and Aardman Animations.

In 2020 Diego co-founded GONZHU STUDIOS with the goal of developing the animation IP’s which always resonates with him.
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FILMOGRAPHY
CURSED (Lead of Build)
The Letter For the King (Lead of Build)
DEVS (Lead of Build)
BLACK MIRROR (Striking Vipers ) (Lead of Build)
DARK CRYSTAL (Lead of Build)
ALTERED CARBON (Senior Generalist/ Build)
Giri/Haji (Senior Generalist/ Build)
Avenue 5 (Senior Generalist/ Build)
ZAFARI (Key Artis, 3D Character Designer)



AWARDS ANIMATION & VFX
Primetime Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role 2020
DEVS / Lead of Build

Primetime Emmy Winner for Outstanding Children’s Program 2020
The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance. / Lead of Build

Digital Studio Awards Winner Best Special Effects / CGI 2019
ZAFARI / Key Artis, 3D Character Designer

BroadcastPro Winner Best Animated Work of the Year 2018
ZAFARI / Key Artis, 3D Character Designer
AWARDS PRODUCT DESIGNER
Frontier Awards Nominee for Star product of the year 2011
Product Designer LIGH DUO

DFNI Winner Best New Product 2011
Product Designer LIGH DUO

MSN Lifestyle Best Beauty Tools 2010
Product Designer LIGH DUO

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