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A Pimp, A Church & Andreas Hykade

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The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is one of the most important events we visit as we plan each successive LIAF. The OIAF Artistic Director, Chris Robinson is renowned for not being afraid to call it the way he sees it, is the author of an expanding catalogue of books on a variety of subjects ...

Toon Boom Animation to sponsor Best of the Festival Award

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This year, we're very pleased to be able to announce that thanks to Toon Boom Animation, the winner of our prestigious Best of the Festival award will receive a whopping £500 prize money! Toon Boom's Lindsay Watson -  long-term friend and supporter of LIAF will be with us during our Closing Gala - Best of ...

Eye. Fish. Beholder – The Surrealist Exploratorium that is Estonian Animation

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Surrealism A movement in art and literature seeking to express the subconscious mind by any of a number of different techniques, including the irrational juxtaposition of realistic images, the creation of mysterious symbols, and automatism; art or literature produced by or reminiscent of this movement. (Oxford English Dictionary Online) Arts and Literature Projects, trying to remember to sleep, ...

Quickdraw Animation Society: Retrospective… An Extended Introduction

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At The Horse Hospital book tickets This extensive retrospective of some of the best films to come from within the QAS stable shows just how important it has been to nurturing the true independent spirit of the Canadian animation scene. Fun, anarchic films happily rub shoulders with sublime abstract works. Hand-drawn cartoons share space with cameraless ...

Quickdraw Animation Society: Impact… An Extended Introduction

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At The Horse Hospital book tickets To fully understand the extent of the contribution that the Quickdraw Animation Society has made to the art of animation requires more - a lot more - than lining up a roster of the best and most screened films that emerged blinking into the light with a QAS tattoo stamped ...

LIAF Co-Director Malcolm Turner on Quickdraw Animation Society 30th

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Hotel Awesome, Lasagne With A 100% Chance Of Meatballs & No Place Like Home LIAF Co-Director Malcolm Turner on his visit to Quickdraw Animation Society, which morphed into two incredible programmes celebrating 30 years: QAS 30th Anniversary: Impact and QAS 30th Anniversary: Retrospective Dateline, Calgary, September 14th, 2013. Walking through the door of the Quickdraw Animation Society - for ...