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LIAF 2015: Death-Shriek of the Bird-Man: The Terrifying Vision of Robert Morgan + Q&A (15)

December 5, 2015
9:00 pm

robert morgan, mark ashwoth, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, The Cat with Hands

Multi award-winning animator/director and iconic horror filmmaker Robert Morgan presents a career- spanning retrospective of his work, a unique opportunity to experience first-hand, for your viewing pleasure. the purest conception of anarchic sound and vision.

 “One of the most visionary genre filmmakers working today. Imagine a fusion between the sensibilities of Salvador Dali, David Cronenberg, Ingmar Bergman, Tim Burton and the Quay Brothers, and you’ll have a partial idea of the sheer brilliance of this man’s work.”

Mitch Davis, Rue Morgue Magazine

The nightmare universe of these shorts are most commonly seen on the film-festival circuit, where they have amassed a legion of breathless fans amongst audiences and critics alike. There will be blood!

At Barbican book tickets

Paranoid (Robert Morgan, UK)

Paranoid, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe earliest example of the warped imagination of Robert Morgan. Is this real or imaginary? Best stay under the covers.

4’00, 1994

 

The Man in the Lower-Left Hand Corner of the Photograph (Robert Morgan, UK)

Man-in-the-Lower-Left-Corner, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA man sits alone in an empty room, looking at a single photograph of himself of a time when he was happy.

13’00, 1997

 

The Separation (Robert Morgan, UK)

The Separation, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe separation of conjoined twins and its extraordinary consequences.

9’15, 2003

OverTaken: A 48 Hour Film (Robert Morgan, UK)

OverTaken: A 48 Hour Film, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMade as part of the Branchage Film Festival’s 48-Hour Film Challenge 2009. This entire film was conceived, shot, edited and delivered within a single 48-hour period.

6’00, 2009

The Cat with Hands (Robert Morgan, UK)

The Cat with Hands, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe story of a cat who, legend has it, longs to be human.

4’00, 2001

Bobby Yeah (Robert Morgan, UK)

Bobby Yeah, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalBobby Yeah is a petty thug who likes brawling and stealing stuff. One day he steals a creature from its dangerous owners, and finds himself in a lot of trouble. He really should learn, but he just can’t help himself…

23’00, 2011

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Invocation (Robert Morgan, UK)

Invocation, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA grotesquely surreal deconstruction of the guts of stop-motion animation.

3’00, 2013

D is for Deloused (Robert Morgan, UK)

D is for Deloused, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA large bug helps an executed man get revenge on his ghoulish killers.

4’30, 2015