Pato Escala Pierart

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Pato Escala Pierart
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Escala in 2016
Patricio "Pato" Escala Pierart

(1982-05-28) May 28, 1982 (age 40)
Years active2014–present

Patricio "Pato" Escala Pierart is a Chilean animator and film producer. He is best known for producing, editing and animating the short animated film Bear Story (2015), which won for Best Animated Short Film at the 88th Academy Awards; the first Chilean film to do so, and Nahuel and the Magic Book (2020). He shared the win with director Gabriel Osorio Vargas.[1][2] The film also entered various film festivals worldwide, receiving numerous awards and nominations.[3]

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  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. ^ "Bear Story". Short List Film Festival. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016. Retrieved January 21, 2016.

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