b. 1986, HK.



Carlos Vargas is a Cinematographer with international experience in action sports television, feature documentaries, unscripted adventure reality, branded digital content, and live events.

Growing up in Puerto Rico he developed a strong relationship with the ocean and the mountains. The outdoor lifestyle sparked a passion for photography and storytelling at an early age.

He moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to learn more about film production. After being in Hollywood he wanted to return to the adventure lifestyle that made him fall in love with storytelling.

In 2016, he produced, directed, and shot 50hrs of cutting edge adventure reality television for the Ultra HD european network, INsightTV; including the first action sports reality series shot entirely in HDR (High Dynamic Range).

Whether the project is on the summit of the biggest glaciers in Iceland, chasing the biggest waves around the world, to wingsuit flights between countries, or discovering the remote villages of China’s provinces, he has successfully led high end productions around the world, creating state of the art Ultra HD content.

Carlos holds a Bachelor’s degree in advertising from Universidad Sagrado Corazón in Puerto Rico, and associates degree in film from The Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood.

In his spare time you can find him shooting photos, chasing swells, camping, and cooking with his family and friends.

 About - Carlos Vargas

About - Carlos Vargas


  • Rabbit Films
  • TERN International
  • MacGillivray Freeman
  • AMG-Mercedes Benz
  • Phantom Vox Studios
  • World Surf League
  • Outside TV
  • Red Bull