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LIAF 2017: British Showcase (15)

December 1, 2017
9:00 pm

A comprehensive screening of the very best recently released British animation, including several world premieres. Check the pulse of the British animation scene, meet many of the filmmakers and see the films that will take British animation to the world. This is an exceptional opportunity to see what British animators are doing, how they’re doing it and how the art form is travelling. Several filmmakers will be present at the screening to introduce their work.

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Art For Lawyers (Rory Waudby-Tolley)

Art For Lawyers, Rory Waudby-Tolley, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalCorporate art is a strange concept and definitely when seen through the eyes of RWT.

9min, 2017

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The Supermarket (Sam Moore)

The Supermarket, Samantha Moore, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe everyday monotony of the supermarket celebrated in a rhythmic sound loop.

2min, 2017

Cobalt (JJ(Je eun) Shim)

Cobalt, JJ Eun Shim, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA mole works in a mine digging for cobalt. One day a tragedy occurs.

4min, 2017

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Looper: Farfisa Song (Iain Gardner)

Looper: Farfisa Song, Iain Gardner, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMustard & Ketchup, two gay badgers “who love each other very much” and their first outing to the world.

3min, 2017

So I Danced Again…. (Lottie Kingslake)

So I Danced Again...., Lottie Kingslake, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe act of listening. A dance through our chaotic world of meaningful/meaningless sounds.

5min, 2017

Pipe Dreams (Christabel Jarrold)

Pipe Dreams, Christabel Jarrold, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Helen’s got a hot date. It’s all part of her plan to be a better woman. But will a plumbing problem put a spanner in the works?

9min, 2017

The Uses of Envy (Lara Lee & Hannah Jacobs)

The Uses of Envy, Lara Lee, Hannah Jacobs, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalHow to be more productive when you’re envious of others.

2min, 2016

Spinning Record (Emily Downe)

Spinning Record, Emily Downe, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalBalance and order, sound and motion, turning and looping like a spinning record.

2min, 2017

Life Cycles (Ross Hogg)

Life Cycles, Ross Hogg, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWoke up, got out of bed…an observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction.

4min, 2016

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Below (Olga Makarchuk)

Below, Olga Makarchuk, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalBelow the sea level the past seems to be a happier place. Though how far can you escape on your chair underwater?

8min, 2017

Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant (Suraya Raja)

Don't Think of a Pink Elephant, Suraya Raja, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA girl fights against compulsions brought on by anxiety.

7min, 2017

Freedom (Kathrin Steinbacher, UK/Austria)

Freedom, Kathrin Steinbacher, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe struggle to find your place in the world as seen through the eyes of a skier.

3min, 2017

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A Self-Compassion Exercise (Joe Bichard)

A Self-Compassion Exercise, Joe Bichard, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe daily life of a down-trodden character and their plight to will a little self-compassion.

4min, 2016

Not The Same River. Not The Same Man. (Michelle Brand)

Not The Same River. Not The Same Man., Michelle Brand, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe passing of time, an ever-flowing cycle of change and evolution.

4min, 2017

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The Full Story (Daisy Jacobs)

The Full Story, Daisy Jacobs, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA loving, close-knit family falls apart as the 70s’ tumbles into the divorce boom of the 80s’.

7min, 2017

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The Race (Jodie Haslam)

The Race, Jodie Haslam, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA group of people run down a race track, morphing and growing into more distinctive personalities. But the race soon becomes deadly competitive.

3min, 2016

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Big Finds A Trumpet (Dan Castro)

Big Finds A Trumpet, Dan Castro, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWhen Big finds a new toy to play with, Tiny isn’t very happy about it. Trumpets are annoying and so are some people.

4min, 2017