GLAS Animation (GLobal Animation Syndicate) is a grant program, magazine, and festival run by animators for animators. GLAS dedicates its funds to independent unique, innovative, and gifted animators across the globe.
The 1st annual GLAS Animation Festival takes place March 3-6, 2016 in the historic city off Berkeley, California, just a quick ride away from San Francisco. GLAS Animation Festival puts its emphasis on what is new, innovative, and exciting in the contemporary world of independent animation. They focus on the artistry of the international independent animation community while uniting all aspects of animation including professionals, and students alike. Our venues include the Shattuck Cinemas, the David Brower Center, and the Berkeley Art Center.
They have a complete competition program for best Narrative, Non-Narrative, Undergraduate, Graduate, and Commissioned short films as well as a Best Feature competition category. They feature retrospectives, special curated programs, guest curators, Q&As, behind the scene screenings and panels, animation installations and more. GLAS Animation Festival unites the animation community with the Berkeley and Bay Area community, sharing great and unique animated works from around the world.
Registering for the event
Only ten more days to register for festival passes for the inaugural GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, California. At GLAS you can see the most exciting short films produced from around the world today, meet international filmmakers, pivotal pioneers such as Henry Selick and Phil Tippett, pitch shows, attend workshops, and more! Online pass registration ends Feb 20th. Take a peek below at some of the special programs highlighted at GLAS. Don’t miss out!
Visit their website to take a look at more of our Special Programs, Schedule, Shorts Selections, Lodging.
Register for passes today!
Click HERE to register or see below for more information. Discounts available for students and ASIFA members as well as group discounts for 5 or more. Don’t miss it!
Passes will available for purchase in person at the festival March 3 and 4 at the Visit Berkeley Center and March 5 and 6 at the GLAS registration table at Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley.