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Competition 2

  • 120 mins

We are pleased to present the Official Competition selections for the 7th edition of GLAS Animation Festival. These selections can be seen in 5 separate programs which consist of the best films made within the last two years. This collection of films highlight what is new and exciting in the world of independent animation and each of these programs is a must see at this GLAS 2022.

Immediately following the screening is a Q&A with the filmmakers in this screening moderated by Tom C J Brown.

Films: 65 minutes
Q&A: 60 minutes
Geoblocking: This program is available Worldwide
Audience: Mature 18+



In this program

The Wellspring and the Tower

Directed by Melinda Kadar

When the spring that sustains the ecosystem dries up, its cry for help triggers a process that uses…

The Train Driver

Directed by Christian Wittmoser, Zuniel Kim

Throughout Bernd Ziegler’s professional life he has killed six people because they threw themselves in front of his…


Directed by Juliette Laboria

In the heat of summer, children and wasps gather around the same meal, but sharing is not on…

Bear Hug

Directed by Margrethe Danielsen

An eager little bear is waiting for his birthday guests to arrive. Slowly he realizes that he has been rejected. But the determination to celebrate his birthday is still strong, and, free as a bird, his hunt for company begins.


Directed by Malte Stein

Haunted by a little thing, a man gets driven to the edge.

Above the Brain 2

Directed by Nonowe Akihito

Wood carving(”Kibri” in japanese) × animation = Kibonimation. This work is a continuous work of “Above the Brain”…


Directed by Ryo Hirano

In a town of SouthEast Asia, at night, a Yakuza is facing a bloody conflict with local gangs….