GLAS X Portland

GLAS

For this special one-weekend event, the Bay Area's GLAS Animation brings their world-class programming to Portland, with a curated selection of shorts drawn from their 2019 festival. Come see some of the most exciting animated shorts being made from around the world!

This weekend also marks the end of the long-running NW Animation Festival, which concludes its eight-year run with the NWAF Farewell Show on 5/24. NWAF hand-picked GLAS Animation to take up the mantle of presenting world-class animation at the Hollywood, so don't miss this epic changing of the guards!

Weekend passes are available here. This three-day pass allows for entry to all of the GLAS Animation programs on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 & 26, as well as the NW Animation Festival Farewell Show on Friday, May 24.

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NW Animation Fest Farewell Show!

NW Animation Fest presents its final show: a collection of the most astonishing short films from the festival's eight-year span. Celebrate the end of an...

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Friday, May 24
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GLAS Animation Weekend Pass

This three-day pass allows for entry to all of the GLAS Animation programs on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 & 26, as well as the NW Animation Festival Fare...

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Friday, May 24
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PARTY: Animation in Video Games

Journey into the world of games animation with the Portland Indie Game Squad! Watch or play through the unique animation styles of several popular, independe...

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Friday, May 24
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GLAS Family Animation

GLAS Animation presents a collection of the best international independent animated shorts being made for a family audience. These films are beautiful, fun, ...

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Saturday, May 25
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The Best of GLAS Animation I

We are pleased to present two programs showcasing some of the best international animated shorts from the past year that were in competition at the GLAS Anim...

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Saturday, May 25
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American Independent Animation

From the beginning, GLAS Animation has always emphasized the importance of independent animation in the United States. For this screening we defined "in...

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Saturday, May 25
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PARTY: Let's Make Animation Now

Have a drink, then try making animation yourself. Attendees are provided with sharpie markers and lightboxes. Make twelve drawings, then pass them on to the ...

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Saturday, May 25
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Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective

We are proud to feature a retrospective of the work of Swiss animation legend Georges Schwizgebel, one of the most celebrated independent animators of all ti...

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Sunday, May 26
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The Best of GLAS Animation II

GLAS Animation is pleased to present two programs showcasing some of the best international animated shorts from the past year that were in competition at th...

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Sunday, May 26
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Lost in a Vapor: Japanese New Wave Animation

Japanese independent animators no longer rely on the reputation of film festivals for wide exposure. Retaining their own unique styles, Japanese directors br...

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Sunday, May 26