Originally from Matera, the 43-year-old took home an award with his team for the animation of ‘The Windshield Wiper’
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Although the Italian nominees for the 2022 Oscars went home empty-handed, there is still a small piece of Italy among the statuette winners. Not Paolo Sorrentino, the most famous with his film “It was the hand of God”, nor Massimo Cantini Parini, a fashion nominee, and Enrico Casarosa, director of the animated film “Luca”: Let’s rejoice on the night of the 94th edition of the “Academy Awards” is Marco Regina, Animation Director for the animated short film The Windshield Wiper which won an Oscar in its category.
Oscar 2022, Italian among the winners: announcement of the President of Basilicata on social media
Founded for years in Los Angeles, 43 years old Regina is from Materaand traveled to the United States to successfully prove himself in the world of animation.
The president of the Basilicata region, Vito Bardi, proudly claimed the success of his compatriot, who expressed his “congratulations” on social media, on behalf of all the residents of Lausanne.
“I am very happy with this appreciation – wrote Governor Bardi – which includes a stubborn and brave young Lucanian who managed Matera to crown his dreams in the USA.
“It is a true testament to the perseverance of we Kananites We know how to express our human and professional skills everywhere in the world. Bringing animated characters to life means imparting feelings, character, and spirit to them. For this reason – and seal – I have no doubts confirming it even in Best Animated Short Film of 2022 There is a trace of Lausanne’s feelings.”
Oscar 2022, Italian among the winners: the short film
Directed by Alberto Milgo and produced by Leo Sanchez,windshield wiper I was Awarded at Dolby Theatre As the Best Animated Short Film, for our ability to spark thinking about what love is by leading the protagonist to the desired outcome.
The Lucana Film Commission also shared the joy of Regina’s success on social media: “This wonderful recognition adds to the many awards already received for Animated films Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Puss in Boots, How to Train Your DragonThe authority added to promote cinema in Basilicata to join the governor’s congratulations.
Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez, respectively director and producers of The Windshield Wiper
Oscar 2022, Italian among the winners: who is Marco Regina
Marco Regina is a long walk of success achieved in particular with the animation house Dreamworks, with which he began working since his arrival in the USA.
As he himself writes on his website, he started in the animation industry as a traditional 2D animator and after a few years moved to Spain to work as animator for Ilion on a CG movie.
In 2009 he moved to Los Angeles To join Dreamworks first as a character animator and then as a lead animator.
In 2019 he devoted himself to storytelling and moved to the Storyboard Thus alternating between the two activities.
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