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10 Sci-Fi Animations (15)

October 26, 2013
4:00 pm

Wow – we made it to our 10th anniversary!!

We’ve received more than 12,000 entries, screened more than 2,500 films, and had some of the most talented animators in the world come and hang out with us. This is the second of three special screenings reviewing the very best comedy, horror and sci-fi films that have screened at LIAF over the years– this screening features 10 of our very best sci-fi films.

At Barbican book tickets

Les Processus (Philippe Grammaticopoulos, 2000)

Les Processus, Philippos Grammaticopoulos, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA dark futuristic city, under the spell of conformist authoritarian rule where Individual freedoms are squashed by groupthink and obviously not tolerated.

France, 7’40

The Origin of Creatures (Floris Kaayk, 2010)

The Origin of Creatures, Floris Kaayk, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIn this dark parable of a post-catastrophic world, a colony of mutilated limbs emerges in an ultimately doomed attempt to create a new form of randomly co-operative beings.

Holland, 11’45

Eclipse (T. Guignard, N. Lecombre & H. Noreno, 2012)

Eclipse, T. Guignard, N. Lecombre & H. Noreno, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn elite space-rescue team pays the price when they are swept into the rapturous powers of the mighty eclipse.

France, 4’00

Mrdrchain (Ondrej Svadlena, 2010)

Mrdrchain, Ondrej Svadlena, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalSliceman – the central character in a dark and frightening land locked into, and consumed by, a murder chain.

Czech Republic, 10’00

Countdown (Celine Desrumaux, 2011)

Countdown, Celine Desrumaux, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn animated ode to the golden age of space travel.

UK/France, 3’43

The Gloaming (Nobrain, 2010)

The Gloaming, Nobrain, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalCivilization and its accelerating evolution give rise to a character capable of creating a world beyond its control.

France, 14’00

Robots of Brixton (Kibwe Tavares, 2011)

Robots of Brixton, Kibwe Tavares, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalBrixton has degenerated into an area inhabited by London’s new robot workforce – robots built and designed to carry out all of the tasks which humans no longer want to do.

UK, 5’36

Morana (Simon Bogojevic Narath, 2008)

Morana, Simon Bogojevic, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAfter running through a misty, desolate landscape, a solitary hunter spends a rainy night in a shelter on top of a steep cliff.

Croatia, 12’40

9 (Shane Acker, 2005)

9, Shane Acker, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA band of rag dolls must destroy a machine that is hunting them and stealing their souls.

USA, 10’40

Magnetic Movie (Semi Conductor, 2007)

Magnetic Movie, Semi Conductor, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe remarkable secret life of invisible interplanetary magnetic fields, revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries in man’s visible environment.

UK, 4’50