GLAS 2016 Award Winners
We are pleased to announce the award winners of the inaugural GLAS Animation Festival. Congratulations to the winners!
Sunday. At lunch, James observes his family. They ask him questions and don’t listen to his answers, they give advice but don’t follow it, they stroke him and slap him, but it’s ok, it is the Sunday Lunch.
A journey into the heart of a large and abandoned council estate. Peripheria portrays an urban environment becoming wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam, tailing the remains of human life.
Herman is a rat who lives alone in his messy apartment. One day a very tidy cat decides to move in.
Things of worth are often neglected in favour of that which is more immediately gratifying. Unfortunately, things that are neglected are often lost forever. The life of a misguided and intensely focused man, chronicled through his oral obsessions.
An experimental documentary where we observe, through every day scenes, the degeneration of a society where the rise of technology leeds the population to the biggest dream of all men: immortality.
L’Œil du Cyclone
France/Japan – 4 min – 2015
Three the Peehood
Singapare – 4 min – 2015
one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, one, two, …
Vampillia ‘Lilac (bombs Jun Togawa)’
Japan – 4 min – 2015
Music video for Vampillia’s “lilac (bombs Jun Togawa)”. An animation showing the passing time as a girl dies and is resurrected.
Small People With Hats
UK – RCA – 7 min – 2014
There are small people wearing hats in the society.
Figurines try to imitate the human everyday life but they are facing limitations due to their toy situation.
Dogs of Life
USA – 13 min – 2015
Dogs of Life explores the line between passivity and consideration. It tells the tale of a retired bounty hunter who goes above and beyond the appropriate call of duty to help his neighbor, who is like a stranger to him.
USA – CalArts – 3 min – 2015
Two disparate species fight to survive in a deliciously unsympathetic world.
Australia – 15 min – 2015
In a world filled with beautiful music, Vernon always seems to strike the wrong note.
Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter
USA – 2 min – 2015
A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest.