Mexican film director based in Santa Monica, California. He is the writer and director of the highly acclaimed and influential feature film The Other Conquest about the Spanish colonization of Mexico. Carrasco has won numerous film and academic awards, and is currently developing new film projects through his production company, Salvastian Pictures, based in Santa Monica, California. He is a tenured film professor at Santa Monica College, where he is the Head of the Film Production Program, recently featured in Variety magazine. Carrasco was featured as a guest film director at the 2016 CinemadaMare Film Festival in Italy, along with directors Paolo Sorrentino and Krzysztof Zanussi.