Cafecito: Guillermo del Toro on Challenges After Arriving to US From Mexico

Prolific director and producer, Guillermo del Toro, speaks about the challenges he faced when he first arrived in Hollywood from Mexico in the 1990s and explained why it's important for him to include Latinos on-screen and behind the scenes in his projects.

Known for creative films like "Pan's Labyrinth," "Hellboy," "Pacific Rim" and "Book of Life," del Toro reflected on winning the 2014 NCLR ALMA Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence and offered his advice for young people who are breaking into the industry.

For more information on del Toro and his upcoming projects visit

Previous interviews on Cafecito:

Producer/Host: Feliciano Garcia
Editor: Michael Tomczyk
Director of Photography: Brian Caraveo
Camera: Michelle Huete-Sardaryzadeh
Music: RoYal Z for Humbled Soul Productions

Contact Us