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LIAF International Tour: Children’s Programme at Animax Festival, Macedonia

November 25, 2011 12:00 pmtoNovember 27, 2011 12:00 am

A very special programme of films screening at Animax Festival, Macedonia, selected to spark the imaginations of our younger audience. Much better than Saturday morning TV and not a toy ad in sight. Suitable for 7-14 year-olds.

‘Txt Island’ (Chris Gavin, 2009)

Txt Island

The military conquest of a tropical island and the collapse of the local amusement park are illustrated in plastic letters on a mastermind-board.

UK, 3’30

‘Cooked’ (Jens Blank, 2010)


An unlikely love triangle between a walrus, a seal and a lobster in an Arctic sauna.

UK, 6’45

‘Over and Over (and Over) Again’ (Andy Glynne, 2009)

Over and Over (and Over) Again

An everyday routine like leaving the house for school can become the worst nightmare for a teenage boy.

UK, 3’50

’ (Daniel Greaves,  2010)


A comic film about miscommunication in a world of mass communication.

UK, 7’00

‘Mixed Bag’ (
Isabelle Favez, 2009)

Mixed Bag

A tale of greed, betrayal, cheap suitcases – and more greed and betrayal. A day in the life of a bag of lovely, lovely cash.

Switzerland, 7’15

‘Madagascar, A Journey Diary’ (Bastien Dubois,  2009)

Madagascar, A Journey Diary

This animated diary draws the journey of a European traveller confronted with the local Malagasy customs.

France, 12’00

‘The Happy Duckling’ (Gili Dolev, 2008)

The Happy Duckling, Gili Dolev, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn animated feature set in a pop-up book world, following the antics of a young boy in his struggles against a stalking duck. Accompanied by an original score from composer Mick Cooke of ‘Belle and Sebastian’, this film has been scooping awards everywhere it goes.

UK, 9’00

‘The Employment’ (Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso, 2008)

The Employment, Santiago Bou Grasso, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalEveryone finds their place in this oddest of worlds in which people are employed in the strangest of ways for the strangest of reasons.

Argentina, 6’15


‘Runaway’ (Cordell Barker, 2009)

Runaway, Cordell Barker, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalHappy passengers are having a great time on a crowded train, oblivious to the unknown fate that awaits them around the bend.

Canada, 9’00