The first hand-drawn animated feature from Pakistan, directed by Riaz, and created by Pakistan-based Mano Animation Studios, with “Wrinkles” producer Manuel Cristobal having just boarded as a producer.
After a two-and-a half year hiatus, renowned Spanish producer Manuel Cristobal has returned to toon production, joining the team behind animated feature project “The Glassworker,” directed by Usman Riaz, and created by Pakistan-based Mano Animation Studios.
Tomas and his son Vincent run the finest glass shop in the country, and find their lives upended by an approaching war. The arrival of an army colonel and his talented daughter Alliz, shakes their reality and tests the relationship between father and son.
The Glassworker, Pakistan's first hand-drawn film made by Usman Riaz, is one of eight feature films from around the world chosen for the Work In Progress category at France's Annecy International Animation Festival 2022.
Mano Animation Studios’ ‘The Glassworker’ will join an exclusive club when its film features in the work-in-progress category at France's Annecy 2022, a platform for future standout awards and box-office successes.
Pakistan's first hand-drawn film, The Glassworker, is among the eight feature films from all over the globe that have been selected for the Work In Progress category at France's Annecy International Animation Festival 2022