“…The Windshield Wiper, the highly anticipated short film from animation star Alberto Mielgo, reminds me of my fondness for notebooks. Not due to any direct evocation, but because it is spiritually similar the product of a gifted artist filtering their recollections and gathering material over time in raw, even hasty sketches. Drawn from the artist’s observations and experiences as a globe-hopping creative, and self-produced over the course of six years, the short is a series of vignettes that feels like a notebook has been turned over and shaken out. While there is something quixotic about trying to transpose the serendipity I love about notebooks into such a punishingly exact form as animation, Mielgo has accomplished something very close to that in this gorgeous, meandering treatise on Love…”