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LIAF 2017 Special Guest - David OReilly to open LIAF 2017 find out more
LIAF 2017 - Our annual British Showcase find out more
LIAF 2017 - The much-anticipated sequel to Academy Award nominee Don Hertzfeldt's 'World of Tomorrow' find out more
LIAF 2017 - We join forces with "the most abstract festival in the world" find out more

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LIAF 2017 Trailers

LIAF 2017 Trailer, Nick Cinelli, NFTS, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Team LIAF is incredibly very proud to be working with the National Film and TV School (NFTS) and their very talented animation students for the 7th year in a row. This year we are very lucky to have not one, but two trailers, made by Nelly Michenaud and Nick Cinelli, both first year students. You can take ...

LIAF 2017: All the Animation

LIAF 2017, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2017 is on it's way! Tickets are available to book now. We have programmes at the Barbican, LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital, as well as the wonderful Close-Up Film Centre. Below you'll find an overview of all our programmes... click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some trailers from LIAF 2017. Fri 1 Dec 18:30 Opening Night Gala ...

LIAF 2017: What’s On

LIAF 2017, London International Animation Festival

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2017) returns to 3 venues across London from December 1-10 for our 14th year with a mammoth 10-day celebratory feast of forums, screentalks and over 200 of the best recent, historical and retrospective animated shorts and features from around the world. This year’s uncompromising programme promises to inspire, delight and ...

LIAF 2017 Barbican Programmes Announced!

LIAF, LIAF2017, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2017 is on it's way! Tickets for Barbican programmes are available to book now. In the coming weeks we'll be announcing even more programmes at LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital, as well as the wonderful Close-Up Film Centre. Below you'll find an overview of all our Barbican programmes... click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some trailers from ...

LIAF presents: Q&A with Will Rose at East Dulwich Picturehouse Kids’ Club

Will, Rose, Eagle Blue, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF is proud to announce that we'll be hosting a Q&A with Will Rose (the filmmaker who brought Eagle Blue to our most recent annual festival), this Saturday, 28th January at East Dulwich Picturehouse. Eagle Blue won the Judges' vote for one of our much-loved childrens' screenings: 'Amazing Animations' (along with Ors Barczy's Hey Deer) so we're especially looking forward to hearing his 'A's' ...

LIAF 2016: Judges – The Inside Scoop

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2016, Best of the Festival Award

Each year we search for the most diverse, open-minded, objective, and generally well-versed panel of Judges: educators; independent animators; producers; affiliates of prominent organisations (all with animation at their core); authors; curators and more... all are experts in their field and all possess the 'shining' when it comes to an informed and exploratory eye for the finest animation. LIAF ...