Gabriel Osorio Vargas

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Gabriel Osorio Vargas
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Osorio in 2016
  • Film director
  • writer
  • animator
Years active2008–present

Gabriel Osorio Vargas is a Chilean film director. He is best known for directing, animating and writing the short animated film Bear Story (2015), which won the Oscar in the category of Best Animated Short Film at the 88th Academy Awards; the first Chilean film to do so. He shared the win with producer Pato Escala Pierart.[1][2] The film also entered various film festivals worldwide, receiving numerous awards and nominations.[3] He has his own animation studio named Punkrobot. Since 2008, he has been directing various animated television series for children (Flipos, Muelin y Perlita, and Soccer Girls) and television adverts.[4][3]


  1. ^ Ford, Rebecca (January 14, 2016). "Oscar Nominations: The Complete List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Cinta chilena "Historia de un oso" es nominada a un Oscar como Mejor cortometraje animado". El Mercurio (in Spanish). January 14, 2016. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Bear Story". Short List Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2016-01-28. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  4. ^ Beck, Jerry (November 7, 2009). "Flipos". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved January 23, 2016.

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