Cartoon Brew

ooking through the art that has been released from The Glassworker so far, Studio Ghibli’s influence on the project is clear. As Usman mentions in the interview, “Studio Ghibli is a huge inspiration.


Animation Magazine

In a magical-realist world in the early 20th century, the son of a glassworker and the daughter of an army colonel fall in love. Their romance is challenged by an approaching war and their parents’ differing outlooks on life.



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.