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LIAF presents: The Best Animated Kids Shorts of 2018 at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

May 25, 2019
1:00 pm

This screening is suitable for children of all ages – a compile of the 12 best animated gems chosen from our 2018 London International Animation Festival kids screenings.

There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and tales that spark all those little imaginations. Animation is the most imaginative and engaging of all art forms and is the perfect platform to enthral and inspire the wide-open imaginations of kids. This programme – carefully selected with our youngest audience in mind – is always popular – and not a toy ad in sight.

This programme repeats Sun 26 May at 10:30am

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The Swimming Lesson (Tatyana Okruzhnova, Russia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, The Swimming Lesson, Tatyana OkruzhnovaOn a busy beach day, a little boy is captivated by the aquatic adventure stories he hears, but soon has to put his own swimming skills to the test.

2017, 3min

Water Colors (Takashi Yoneoka, Japan)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Watercolors, Takashi YoneokaWhen the room is empty tiny watercolour paints jump onto the canvas.

2017, 2min

Konigiri-Kun: Music Box (Mari Miyazawa, Japan)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Konigiri-Kun: Music Box, Mari MiyazawaKonigiri-Kun eats a super-sour pickled plum to wake himself up, then grabs his music box to show his friends.

2017, 5min

Crab Story (Filippo Rivetti & Tatiana Poliektova, Russia/Australia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Crab Story, Filippo Rivetti, Tatiana PoliektovaWhat happens when a crab finds a pineapple on the beach.

2017, 4min

Jazzoo (Adam Marko-Nord, Sweden)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Jazzoo, Adam Marko-NordKoalas, hippos, elephants, and fish find their own groove in this melodic menagerie of a film.

2017, 9min

Mister Paper Goes For A Walk (Ben Tesseur & Steven De Beul, Belgium)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Mister Paper Goes For A Walk, Ben Tesseur, Steven De BeulMister Paper goes for a walk. He finds old newspapers, takes out his scissors and starts cutting what he needs for the stroll: a hat for the sun and a dog for company.

2018, 9min

Tend (Tom Judd & Ed Barrett, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Tend, Tom Judd, Ed BarrettA father and daughter live peacefully in the forest until one day their familiar routine begins to fall apart.

2018, 8min

Pearfall (Leonid Schmelkov, Estonia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Pearfall, Leonid SchmelkovBeware of pearfall. It happens suddenly so you have to be prepared.

2017, 3min

The Hunt (Alexey Alekseev, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, The Hunt, Alexey AlekseevThe disappointment of a harmless hunter and his compatriot – a rabbit.

2017, 6min

Vivat Musketeers! (Anton Dyakov, Russia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Vivat Musketeers!, Anton DyakovThe world is on the verge of abyss and there is no hope until the musketeers arrive. Long live the musketeers!

2017, 5min

Mind Games (Jiaqi Yan, USA)

LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe adventures of a wandering mind.

2018, 2min

Flipped (Hend Esmat & Lamiaa Diab, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Flipped, Hend Esmat, Lamiaa DiabThe absurdity of a world where the roles of kids and adults are switched.

2018, 5min