Acceptance Speech: SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

SPEECH BY: Alberto Mielgo, Leo Sanchez

FILM: "The Windshield Wiper"

Alberto Mielgo:  Animation is an art that includes every single art that you can imagine.  Animation for adults is a fact.  It's happening.  Let's call it cinema.  Okay?  So, I'm very honored because this is just the beginning of what we can do with animation.


Leo Sanchez:  And I just want to second that.  And also thank you to all the team that has been involved on this project to make it happen, starting with Alberto and his vision.  It's just amazing.  Thank you to the Academy for this award.  It's just incredible.  So, thank you very much.  Muchísimas gracias a todos.

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