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Best of the Fest, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Best of the Festival Award: Easter Eggs - Nicolas Keppens Best British Film Award: Affairs of the Art - Joanna Quinn Best Abstract Film Award: Hand - Ho Tsz Wing Best Sound Award: Anxious Body - Yuka C. Honda (Director: Yoriko Mizushiri) Best Original Score Award: The Hangman at Home - Uri Kranot (Directors: Michelle & Uri Kranot) Best Music ...

LIAF 2021 Article: Long Shorts by Malcolm Turner

International Competition Programme 8 - Long Shorts, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

At Hackney Picturehouse book tickets ONLINE: book tickets or buy a pass   The reason this programme exists is because the LIAF Audience are smarter than the average bears. We’ve talked in the past about the relative risks that longer films face when they go out into the big wide world of animation festivals and awards selection. In an ...

LIAF 2021 Article: Looking for Answers by Malcolm Turner

International Competition Programme 7 - Looking For Answers, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

At Hackney Picturehouse book tickets ONLINE: book tickets or buy a pass   The similarities between animation and poetry are as obvious as they are under-recognised. An animated film has vastly more in common with a poem than it does with a live-action short film or a piece of short prose. Think about it. How many films do you ...

LIAF 2021 Article: Animated Documentaries by Malcolm Turner

International Competition Programme 6 - Animated Documentaries, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

At Hackney Picturehouse book tickets ONLINE: book tickets or buy a pass   One of the relentlessly tedious parts of this job is dealing with the wobbly certainties exuded by the live-action lot who prattle on and on about their daily existential struggles and the creative hernias they constantly risk in trying to ensure the integrity of ‘story’ ...

LIAF 2021 Article: Into the Dark by Malcolm Turner

International Competition Programme 5 - Into the Dark, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

At Hackney Picturehouse book tickets ONLINE: book tickets or buy a pass   Even for us this is a bit of a stretch – at least at first glimpse. But this odd stepping off point for ‘Into The Dark’ kind of appeared out of the light so let’s see where this takes us. If you’re reading this then ...

LIAF 2021 Article: Being Human by Malcolm Turner

International Competition Programme 4 - Being Human, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

At Hackney Picturehouse book tickets ONLINE: book tickets or buy a pass   The ability to use tools, make alcohol and search for meaning are the things that make us human. But – arguably - the meaning of meaning has come to mean less and less as we’ve become more industrialised. Spend too much time in the wrong ...