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LIAF 2015: Late Night Bizarre (18)

December 13, 2015
9:30 pm

Crazy, scary, confounding – here’s this year’s collection of the weirdest films submitted to LIAF 2015 – bundled up as the annual collection of Late Night Bizarre.

Expect Andy Warhol, death and lust, exploding balloon people, dead cats, alcoholic centaurs and the most terrifying ambulance ride you have ever been on.

Tickets for this LIAF classic also get you into a brand-new UK Animation treat that we’re very proud to present featuring Chris Shepherd & Becky and Joe!

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Master Blaster (Sawako Kabuki, Japan)

Master Blaster, Sawako Kabuki, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA girl would like to be together forever with her sweetheart. Emotions start swirling. Yearning, possessiveness, jealousy, and guilt.

4’00, 2015

Arts + Crafts Spectacular #3 (Wolf & Ritterskamp, Germany)

Arts + Crafts Spectacular #3, Wolf & Ritterskamp, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAmanda Lear narrates the latest stop-motion masterpiece from Wolf and Ritterskamp – their personal take on the shooting of Andy Warhol by Valerie Solanas back in 1968.

4’35, 2015

I Am Glad We Can Be Honest About This (Alexander Gellner, Germany)

I Am Glad We Can Be Honest About This, Alexander Gellner, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMurder! Vengeance! Lust! Truth and loyalty! – shifting from saccharine song and dance to violent outburst in the blink of an eye, a kaleidoscopic journey through the lives of a dysfunctional family.

6’20, 2014


Bump Classique (Ben Wheele, UK)

Bump Classique, Ben Wheele, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalCreepy balloon people and a large pin are a recipe for fun, but please don’t explode!

3’35, 2015


Lesley The Pony Has An A+ Day (Christian Larrave, USA)

Lesley The Pony Has An A+ Day, Christian Larrave, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalLesley the Pony goes on a fun-filled adventure through the town of Merryville making lasting memories with his friend, The Duke.

4’10, 2014


The Uncustomary Occurrence (Ian Zell, USA)

The Uncustomary Occurrence, Ian Zell, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalTired of being picked on, a lonely child summons up a demon for company and protection.

8’15, 2014


Post Industrial (Boris Pramatarov, Bulgaria)

Post Industrial, Boris Pramatarov, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalEleven floors of thoughts held tight by iron brackets.

3’20, 2015


Crack House (Martinus Klemet, Estonia)

Crack House, Martinus Klemet, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWho said there were only 101 ways to use a dead cat? New options emerge as the technology gets better – but first you start by nailing it down.

4’15, 2014


Creosote (Chris Sickels, USA)

Creosote, Chris Sickels, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA stranded car leaves its driver scanning the horizon for help. He finds a centaur with a drinking problem who offers a unique repair in exchange for a favour.

2’55, 2014


Pupa (John J H Lee, Canada)

Pupa, John J H Lee, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalPuberty shouldn’t be like this!

4’00, 2014


Beautiful (Woo Jin, South Korea)

Beautiful, Woo Jin, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalImagine taking the strangest surrealist artist’s imagination, plugging it into an animating machine, mainlining concentrated caffeine directly into its cortex, electrocuting it and making it draw stuff!

7’30, 2014


That’s Not Supposed to Happen (Rory Kerr, Ireland)

That's Not Supposed to Happen, Rory Kerr, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalLove, hate, values, manipulation, cause and effect, extra-terrestrial life and Madonna – all addressed by two aliens in under four minutes.

4’00, 2013


Splintertime (Rosto, Netherlands)

Splintertime, Rosto, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe latest monstrous masterpiece from the Baron of Bizarro, the maestro of mayhem – Rosto. Thee Wreckers, at their ghoulish best, smoke snake and wind up in a nightmarish ambulance ride to freedom or oblivion.

11’00, 2015