Considered one of the main revelations from the Directors Lab of the Sundance Institute, he directed Jane Eyre (2011) and Sin Nombre (2009).

Carla Esmeralda, curator of RioContentMarket 2015 has confirmed that Cary Fukunaga will attend the event, which will be held from 25 to 27 February in Rio de Janeiro. Director and Executive Producer of the series True Detective, he is considered a rising star in the American audiovisual market. The HBO series was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directing in 2014, but Fukunaga has also directed feature lengths like Jane Eyre (2011, starred by Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender) and Sin Nombre (2009), which won 15 awards in the American circuit. Fukinaga is considered one of the main revelations from the Directors Lab of the Sundance Institute.