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Hugo Covarrubias
Chile | 2021 | 15’54 no dialogues

Based on true events, “Bestia” explores the life of a secret police agent during the military dictatorship in Chile. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveals a grim fracture of her mind and of the country.

Direction: Hugo Covarrubias
Animation: Hugo Covarrubias, Matías Delgado
Script: Martín Erazo, Hugo Covarrubias
Set: Constanza Wette, Carla Calzadillas, Paula Bachelliere
Special effects: Diluvio Post (Cristobal León, Niles Attalah)
Editing: Hugo Covarrubias
Sound engineer: Roberto Espinoza
Sound editor:  Sonamos (Roberto Espinoza, Pablo Bahamondez)
Mix: Roberto Zúñiga
Music: Ángela Acuña, Camilo Salinas
Distribution: MIYU Distribution

Hugo Covarrubias

Stop motion director and animator. He is the founder of the Maleza theater company, pioneers in mixing theater with animation, where he co-directs the plays “Maleza” and “Un Poco Invisible”. Director of the short films “El Almohadón de Plumas” and “La Noche Boca Arriba”. With Zumbástico Studios, he has directed the series “El Ogro y el Pollo”, “Horacio y los Plasticines” and is co-creator and director of the series “Puerto Papel”. He is currently the art director of the series “Zander” and is directing his third short film “Bestia.”