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Bestia
Beast

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Ingrid is working in the Chilean Intelligence Directorate (DINA) in 1975. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveal a grim fracture in her mind and in an entire country.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Bestia

    Directed by: Hugo COVARRUBIAS

    Hugo Covarrubias is a Chilean filmmaker who specialises in stop-motion for film, TV and the stage. He was the Animation Director for "Maleza", the first theatre play in Chile to mix live actors and stop-motion on the stage. He has directed the shorts "The Feathers Pillow" and "The Night Face Up" (Chile's first stereoscopic-3D film). He has also been the Animation Director for the series "The Ogre & the Chicken" and "Horacio & the Plasticines".

    Country: Chile

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 15 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: animated objects, puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Hugo COVARRUBIAS

    Production: TREBOL 3, Tevo DIAZ

    Artistic direction: Constanza Wette, Hugo Covarrubias

    Script: Martín Erazo, Hugo Covarrubias

    Graphics: Hugo Covarrubias

    Storyboard: Matias Delgado

    Layout: Hugo Covarrubias

    Sets: Constanza Wette, Paula Baccelliere, Carla Calzadillas

    Animation: Matias Delgado, Hugo Covarrubias

    Camera: Hugo Covarrubias

    Music: Ángela Acuña

    Editing: Hugo Covarrubias