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Adrien Mérigeau’s ‘Genius Loci’ Takes GLAS 2020 Grand Prix and FXX Elevation Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 11:02am

Director of film about a young loner’s exploration and celebration of urban chaos will receive a $25,000 grant to develop an original animated project with FXX.

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Tomek Popakul’s ‘Acid Rain’ Wins Grand Prix at GLAS 2019

Sophie Koko Gate receives the FXX Elevation Award – which includes a $25,000 all-in development and production deal with FX Networks – for her short film ‘Slug Life.’

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GLAS 2019: A Conversation with Einar Baldvin, Jeanette Bonds & Sean Buckelew

With the lofty goal of transforming the cultural understanding and language of animation as an artistic medium, in its fourth year the GLAS Animation Festival continues to grow, packed with special guests, more than 20 special programs, and a new Vimeo Staff Pick Award.

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GLAS Animation Festival Announces 2019 Program, Vimeo Staff Pick Award

For the first time ever, the Vimeo Staff Pick Award will be presented at the GLAS Animation Festival with a $2,500 cash prize and online launch as a Staff Pick.

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GLAS 2019 Unveils Signal Film and First Special Guest List

Signature short film promoting 4th annual Berkeley, CA-based animation festival is directed by visual artist Manshen Lo, with music and sound by Skillbard.

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Consider This: GLAS Animation To Present Short Film Showcase on December 7

Los Angeles screening event includes six Oscar-worthy independent animated shorts, with a special in-person appearance and Q&A by Jeron Braxton.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Appoints Sue Shakespeare & Brooke Keesling To Executive Board

Shakespeare & Keesling to serve as vice presidents; GLAS Animation Festival founder Jeanette Bonds appointed as ASIFA-Hollywood’s international representative.

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GLAS 2018 Wraps in Berkeley, CA

Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s stop-motion existential musical short ‘The Burden’ is the big winner at the third annual edition of the GLAS Animation festival, receiving the FXX Elevation Award, the Audience Award and the Grand Prix Award.

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GLAS Animation Festival Brings the Spirit of Independent Animation to the West Coast

GLAS Animation director Jeanette Bonds discusses the evolution of the fledgling festival as it enters its third edition with a powerhouse lineup including special guests David OReilly, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Ruth Lingford, Réka Bucsi, Boris Labbé and more.

GLAS 2018 Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Unveils 2018 Trailer

Highlights of GLAS 2018 include a conversation with ‘Everything’ creator David OReilly, along with special guests Phil Lord and Chris Miller, retrospective screenings of work from Ruth Lingford, Réka Bucsi and Boris Labbé, and a closer look at director Jorge Gutierrez’s VR short for Google Spotlight Stories, ‘Son of Jaguar.’

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Lord and Miller Headline Presenters at GLAS Animation Festival

Also set for the festival March 22-25 in Berkeley, Calif.: David OReilly, Michael Frei, Jonathan Hodgson, Sophie Koko Gate, Rachel Sale and Sawako Kabuki.

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GLAS Animation Festival Unveils 2018 Signal Film

New signal film for the third annual edition of the Berkeley, CA-based festival is directed by Tel-Aviv based illustrator, animator and avid doodler Ori Toor with music and sound by Skillbard.

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Ori Toor Designs 2018 Poster for GLAS Animation Festival

Tel-Aviv based illustrator, animator and avid doodler who deals mostly with experimental 2D animation recently completed a music video for the track ‘Little Bugs’ by Los Angeles-based musician and painter Jeremy Daly (aka Marias).

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Thursday Night in Los Angeles: See the Best of GLAS 2017!

The GLAS Animation Festival celebrates the closing of its second annual edition with a ‘Best of’ screening at the Los Angeles Downtown Independent on Thursday, April 20.

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‘Impossible Figures and Other Stories II’ Tops 2017 GLAS Animation Festival

Poland’s ‘Impossible Figures and Other Stories II’ by Marta Pajek receives Grand Prix award; Spela Cadez’s ‘Nighthawk’ (Slovenia) wins award for best narrative short.

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Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XVI - W/Glas(s) in Foot

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: a cheer to a most interesting new animation festival: GLAS

 

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