The 1st Annual GLAS Animation Festival has announced their call for entries. GLAS (which stands for GLobal Animation Syndicate) is a brand-new, world-class, multi-screen competitive animation festival, taking place March 3rd-6th, 2016 in Berkeley, California.
“The GLAS Animation Festival puts its emphasis on what is new, innovative, and exciting in the contemporary world of independent animation,” says Festival Director Jeanette Bonds. “We focus on the artistry of the international independent animation community while uniting all aspects of animation including professionals, and students alike.”
The festival venues include the Shattuck Cinemas, the David Brower Center, and the Berkeley Art Center. Competition programs include Narrative, Non-Narrative, Undergraduate, Graduate, and Commissioned short films as well as a Best Feature competition category. There will be retrospectives, special curated programs, guest curators, Q&As, behind the scene screenings and panels, animation installations and more.
“Our goal is to become the leading animation festival in the United States where the international animation community can gather together to view and share work from around the globe,” says Bonds. For more information on GLAS or to submit your film, Click Here.