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GLAS Animation Festival Unveils Spectacular Trailer for 2017 Edition

Watch the trailer, and learn how to enter the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival GIF Competition for a chance to win $500!

The GLAS Animation Festival has unveiled a brand-new trailer for its second edition, running March 2-5, 2017 in Berkeley, CA.

Organizers have also announced a new GIF Competition for the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival, sponsored by our friends over at GIPHY! To enter, simply create a GIPHY account, upload your GIF masterpiece, and tag it GLAS 2017 for a chance to win $500. The deadline to enter this competition is February 28th.


This year’s program showcases a terrific selection of animated shorts from filmmakers based all around the world, including the powerful Monkey by Shen Jie (China), Nighthawk by Spela Cadez (Slovenia), Igor Kovalyov’s Before Love (Russia), and the Dave Cooper/Rune Spaans collaboration, Absence of Eddy Table (Canada). The complete schedule is now online and can be seen here.

Check out the spectacular new festival trailer in the player below:

GLAS 2017 will also play host to a fantastic roster of special guests lined up for the upcoming edition, including Incredibles director Brad Bird, Belgium’s Mathieu Labaye, Brooklyn animator Peter Burr, Pixar and Nickelodeon storyboard artist Madeline Sharafian, Japan’s Masaaki Yuasa, Canadian collage artist and animator Amy Lockhart, Pixar artist Ana Ramirez, Swiss animator Georges Schwizgebel, China’s Lei Lei, and AWN contributor and OIAF artistic director Chris Robinson.

Visit the GLAS website for information about Official Selections, Festival Passes, Volunteering, Hotel Discounts, and more.

Source: GLAS Animation Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.