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Artist Carlos Vela-Martinez, maker of props, singer and actor
Actor Carlos Vela-Martinez IMDb profile
Vibrant House Productions website independent producer of short films Carlos Vela-Martinez and Olesia Shewchuk co-founders

Carlos Vela-Martinez is a multidisciplinary artist based in Vancouver, BC. A graduate of Emily Carr, he has a long-established studio practice now based at 312Main downtown. There he creates his sculpture and props using many techniques including  mold-making, casting and finishing in a variety of materials from resin, plaster and found materials.


His curiosity in Story and Theatre has led him to include prop-making, acting, singing, writing, and filmmaking in his art practice.


He has made props for theatre and props and production design for independent film productions. As a performer, his stage work began as a singer, leading to acting in musicals and short film. He co-wrote, co-produced and performed in the award-winning short musical film “The Perfect Spot”. He co-wrote and is Production Designer for “Beyond Blood”, a short vampire opera film in pre-production. He recently co-wrote and directed “Bedlock”, a short comedy-thriller currently in post-production. These film projects are through Vibrant House, an independent production collaboration of which he is co-founder.

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