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Competition 5

  • 125 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


Directed by Camille BOZEC, Constance BERTOUX, Mila MONAGHAN, Pauline GUITTON, Pauline MAUVIERE

Louise, ballerina at the Garnier Opera in 1895, rushes home after a show but is stopped by a…

Butterfly Jam

Directed by Shih-Yen Huang

A young girl describes her father and his relationship with all his pets that he never really knew how to look after.

A Bite of Bone

Directed by Honami Yano

A little girl reflects on her last summer with her father at his funeral.

Hold Me Tight

Directed by Leoluna Robert-Tourneur

In the heart of a dark forest, two silhouettes meet, attract and repel each other in an explosive…


Directed by Carl Burton

A cup falls and breaks.

Selection Process

Directed by Carla Pereira Docampo

A cat goes to a job interview where his skills are valued by three mice. As the interview…

Hotel Kalura

Directed by Sophie Koko Gate

A woman walks into a hotel bar on the romantic island of Sicily, waiting to be lit.

Night Bus

Directed by Joe Hsieh

On a late-night commuter bus, a necklace was stolen. This was followed by a tragic and fatal road…