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About Mailara

Mailara Santana is a Production Designer born and raised in Puerto Rico. In 2001 she completed an M.F.A. at Towson University, Baltimore, MD. Santana also has an M.A. in Retail Design from ESDesign Barcelona. Shortly after finishing her degree, Santana worked as Art Director on many Independent and Hollywood movies, TV series like A&E’s KINGS OF SOUTH BEACH, FRIENDS WITH KIDS, WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, episodes of the series ROYAL PAINS and THE BIG C, the series MAD DOGS, and as Assistant Art Director in the series CROSSED BONES and the movie FAST & FURIOUS 5. Santana has more recently art directed for Warner Brother’s BLUE BEETLE, Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER WAKANDA FOREVER, and the ABC series Will Trent.

Mailara Santana’s leap into Production Design started with Sony Picture’s series STARTUP and THE OATH, fast forwarding to designing the movie AMERICAN TRAITOR, a period drama starring Al Pacino; the comedy CHICK FIGHT with Malin Akerman and Bella Thorne, and exciting projects like BLUE MIRACLE with Denis Quaid, and ARTHUR THE KING starring and produced by Mark Wahlberg, both filmed in the Dominican Republic. Most recently, she designed Liongates’s movie PLANE with Gerard Butler and Mike Colter, and the upcoming Paramount Picture’s movie FIGHT OR FLIGHT with Josh Hartnett, filmed in Budapest, Hungary. Her latest design project was the Netflix series NEON.

Santana seeks to design meaningful, creative movies and series that will not only further her career but help impact

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