Sebastian Gutierrez

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Sebastian Gutierrez
Born (1974-09-10) September 10, 1974 (age 39)
Caracas, Venezuela
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer
Years active 1998–present

Sebastian Gutierrez (born September 10, 1974) is a film director, screenwriter and film producer.[1] He won the Critics' Award at the Festival du Film Policier de Cognac for his directorial debut Judas Kiss.

Gutiérrez wrote and directed one of the first motion pictures made expressly for internet distribution, the ensemble crime comedy Girl Walks Into a Bar, starring Carla Gugino, Rosario Dawson, Robert Forster, Danny DeVito, Josh Hartnett and Alexis Bledel, among others. Gutiérrez cowrote a song for the film, "Only Bad Can Come", with composer Grant Lee Phillips.

As a screenwriter, he has written Gothika, Snakes On A Plane, The Eye and The Big Bounce.

He has written and directed two independent female-driven ensemble comedies, Women In Trouble[2] and Elektra Luxx, revolving around a group of Los Angeles women. The two movies are part of a trilogy with the third movie already announced, Women In Ecstasy. Carla Gugino stars as the namesake character Elektra Luxx, a recently retired porn star trying to figure out how to lead a "normal" life, along with Connie Britton, Julianne Moore, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin, Simon Baker, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Adrianne Palicki.

Recurring actors[edit]

Gutierrez usually works with a revolving company of actors which include:


As a director[edit]

As a screenwriter[edit]

As a producer[edit]

As an actor[edit]

  • Wedding Bell Blues (1996) as Gustavo
  • Toughguy (1995) as Eric Espinoza
  • The Upstairs Neighbor (1994) as Eric

Awards and nominations[edit]



  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Joe Leydon (2009-03-30). "Women in Trouble". Variety. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 

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