The online home of the London International Animation Festival.

LIAF 2017: Framed Film Club: Amazing Animations for 0-7 year-olds (U)

December 2, 2017
11:00 am

Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. This carefully chosen programme for our littlest and most special audience contains 15 wonderful short films, full of joy. There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and tales to spark those little imaginations. Adults are allowed in if they have permission from their kids. Suitable for all ages but especially 0-7 year-olds.

At Barbican book tickets

Mr Night Has A Day Off (Ignas Meilunas, Lithuania)

Mr Night Has A Day Off, Ignas Meilunas, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalUnsatisfied, Mr Night is walking around the town changing all things to black until everything is as dark as night.

2min, 2017

The Big Adventures of A Little Line (Antoine Robert, France)

The Big Adventures of A Little Line, Antoine Robert, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWhile out walking one day a small boy finds a little line lying on the ground.

7min, 2017

Keep on Rolling (Takashi Miike, Japan)

Keep On Rolling!, Takashi Miike, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn ambitious dung beetle can’t stop rolling poo. He perfects the art with every round thing he comes across.

5min, 2016

The Pocket Man (Ana Chubinidze, France/Georgia/Switzerland)

The Pocket Man, Ana Chubinidze, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA little man lives in an old suitcase. One day he finds a new friend – an old blind man. Music makes them happy.

7min,  2017

A Rhino named Paul “Everybody Sleeps” (Dave Schlafman & Mike Annear, USA)

A Rhino named Paul Everybody sleeps, Dave Schlafman, Mike Annear, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIt’s bedtime, but a restless little rhino just isn’t ready to call it a day.

3min, 2016

Dust Buddies (Sam Wade & Beth Tomashek, USA)

Dust Buddies, Sam Wade, Beth Tomashek, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA group of adorable dust bunnies live a humble, but happy existence until a dust-up with a determined maid gets them into an epic kerfuffle.

4min, 2017

Deep Beneath The Earth (Kim Noce & Shaun Clark, UK)

Deep Beneath The Earth, Kim Noce, Shaun Clark, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe only thing young Lucy likes is gaming on her Ipad. But when she loses it in the woods she is determined to get it back.

3min, 2017

watch trailer

The One Who Tamed the Clouds (Julie Rembauville & Nicolas Bianco-Levrin, France)

The One Who Tamed the Clouds, Julie Rembauville, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAt the top of a canyon, the old Indian Flying Shadow teaches the young Nayati the ancient art of smoke signals.

4min, 2016

Sabaku (Marlies van der Wel, Netherlands)

Sabaku, Marlies van der Wel, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWhen Sabaku’s best friend Buffalo passes away, he needs to find himself a new friend.

2min, 2016

watch trailer

The Little Bird and the Caterpillar (Lena van Doehren, Switzerland)

The Little Bird and the Caterpillar, Lena van Doehren, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe lovable little bird is back, cherishing the green leaves of his home in the maple trees — but a hungry caterpillar has a different idea.

4min, 2017

Water Path For A Fish (Mercedes Marro, France)

Water Path For A Fish, Mercedes Marro, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIn a Latin American town Oscar sleeps when a sudden gust of wind wakes him up. From his window he sees a goldfish in a dirty puddle, gasping for air.

8min, 2016

The Kid and the Hedgehog (Marc Riba & Anna Solanas, Spain)

The Kid and the Hedgehog, Marc Riba, Anna Solanas, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA kid is climbing a hill. On the hill he’s about to meet a very peculiar hedgehog.

3min, 2017

Birdy Wouaf Wouaf (Ayce Kartel, France)

Birdy Wouaf Wouaf, Ayce Kartel, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA young bird grows up peacefully in the family nest until he starts barking. His parents are in shock. Birds don’t bark, they chirp.

4min, 2017

Hamlet.Comedy (Eugeniy Fadeyev, Russia)

Hamlet.Comedy, Eugeniy Fadeyev, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA class of children go to see “Hamlet” with their strict teacher. When the children get bored, they start to laugh and wreak havoc.

5min, 2016

Island (Max Mortl & Robert Loebel, Germany)

Island, Max Mortl, Robert Loebel, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalOn a small island a bunch of exotic creatures run across each other.

2min, 2017

watch trailer