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LIAF 2016 Programmes Are Here!

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2016

We are more than a little proud to be announcing our LIAF 2016 programmes! Tickets are available to book now. We also have even more programmes at LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital, as well as a number of new events at the Whitechapel Gallery. Below you’ll find an overview of all our programmes… click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some trailers from LIAF 2016.

And do take a look one of our official trailers by Ed Bulmer of the NFTS below

LIAF 2016 Trailer (Ed Bulmer, NFTS) from LIAF Animation Festival on Vimeo.

And here’s our other trailer by Sam Gainsborough, also from NFTS

LIAF 2016 Trailer (Sam Gainsborough, NFTS) from LIAF Animation Festival on Vimeo.

Thu 1 Dec 18:30 LIAF 2016: Narrative Contexts in Animation and Architecture
Fri 2 Dec 18:30 LIAF 2016: Opening Night Gala + The warped, wonderful and terrifying world of Chris Shepherd Q&A (15)
21:00 British Showcase (15)
Sat 3 Dec 11:00 Barbican Framed Film Club: Amazing Animations (PG)
14:00 Classic Disney Shorts (PG)
17:00 Abstract Showcase (15)
19:00 International Competition Programme 1: From Absurd to Zany (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 2: Being Human (15)
Sun 4 Dec 15:00 Marvellous Animations (PG)

17:00 International Competition Programme 3: Looking For Answers (15)
19:00 Momotaro – Sacred Sailors (PG)
21:00 International Competition Programme 4: New Japanese Shorts – Beyond Anime (15)
Mon 5 Dec 19:00 International Competition Programme 5: Into the Dark (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 6: Below the Surface (15)
Tue 6 Dec 21:00 International Competition Programme 7: Long Shorts (15)
Wed 7 Dec 20:00 Ultra Secret Feature! BRITISH PREMIERE
21:30 Late Night Bizarre (18)
Fri 9 Dec 14:00 Edge of Frame: Edges – An Animation Seminar
20:00 Celebrating Women in Animation + Q&A
20:00 Edge of Frame: Elemental Animation
Sat 10 Dec 11:30 Edge of Frame: Journeys into Experimental Animation 1
13:30 International Competition Programme 8: Animated Documentaries (15)
14:15 Edge of Frame: Journeys into Experimental Animation 2
16:00 Closing Gala – The Best of the Fest (15)
16:30 Edge of Frame: Journeys into Experimental Animation 3
Sun 11 Dec 14:00 The Longing of Michael Dudok de Wit (15)
16:00 Window Horses (PG)
18:00 Closing Gala – The Best of the Fest REPEAT (15)
20:00 Edge of Frame: Push & Pull – Films by Lilli Carré & Alexander Stewart