Patricio Buenrostro was born and raised in Mexico City. After attaining his BFA in Animation at the Academy of Art University in SF, he received Best Experimental Film for his animated short “Chalma” at Kinoki 2006. He is the former Director of the Animation Bachelors Program at Universidad de Artes Digitales, in Guadalajara, Mexico, and the former Director of the Animation and Digital Arts Bachelors Programs at CEDIM in Monterrey, Mexico. He has worked with the Institute for the Future, Laboratorio para la Ciudad in collaboration with MIT Media Lab. Patricio continues animating and creating in Mexico City.