Carlos Coto is the showrunner and Executive Producer of the Austin-based cable series, From Dusk till Dawn. He is also writing, for HBO Films, an adaption of the documentary A Class Apart, about the landmark Mexican-American civil rights case, Hernandez vs. Texas. Coto was an executive producer of the internationally acclaimed spy series, Nikita. He has written and produced for 24, Heroes, Journeyman, and The Dead Zone. Coto was a consultant on the Emmy-winning HBO film, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story. He has created several pilots and developed the series Mortal Kombat: Konquest. A former computer game designer, Coto worked on Spycraft: The Great Game, an espionage adventure that was named Macworld’s game of the year in 1995. Coto was a staff writer for The Miami Herald.
Catch The Hierarchy of Writing Staffs: A Discussion with Latino Executive and Co-Executive TV Producers on Friday, June 26 at 4:30 pm with Juan Carlos Coto.