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Spanish animated short film ‘The Windshield Wiper’ wins the Oscar

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Spanish production ‘The Windscreen Wiper’ wins the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film

Spanish cinema has begun the 94th edition of the Oscars in style. ‘The Windshield Wiper’ has just won the 2022 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.

Director Alberto Mielgo, and producer Leo Sanchez, have taken to the stage of the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles to collect the first Oscar ever awarded for a Spanish short film. This achievement comes after 10 frustrating failures when nominated for the iconic golden statuette previously.

Mielgo’s Oscar will join the long list of awards received by a director and screenwriter to have won four Emmys and two Annies, the most important awards in the animation industry, for works such as Disney’s 2103 film, ‘Tron’s Uprising’.

He made his debut work as a director with the animated short film The Witness in 2019, and the Netflix anthology  ‘Love, Death & Robots’.

‘The Windshield Wiper’ is set inside a cafe, after lunch. While smoking an entire pack of cigarettes, a middle-aged man asks himself and the audience an ambitious question: what is love? A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion, as reported by elespanol.com.

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Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com



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