Vincent Patar

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Vincent Patar (born 2 September 1965) is a Belgian film director and screenwriter. In 2009 he wrote and directed the animated film A Town Called Panic along with Stéphane Aubier. It premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and was the first stop-motion film to be screened at the festival.[1] In 2013 he co-directed with Aubier and Benjamin Renner the film Ernest & Celestine, which received widespread critical acclaim. The film received three Magritte Awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Patar and Aubier.[2] It also received a nomination at the 86th Academy Awards, in the category of Best Animated Feature.[3]


  1. ^ Punter, Jennie (February 19, 2010). "A Town Called Panic". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  2. ^ Lorfèvre, Alain (February 1, 2014). "Trois Magritte pour "Ernest et Célestine"". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 Oscar Nominees". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved January 16, 2014.

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