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LIAF: Schedule

Wojtek Wawszczyk Masterclass

August 28, 2011
10:00 amto12:00 pm
Wojtek Wawszczyk

Wojtek Wawszczyk  (Poland) is director, animator, writer, cartoonist, teacher and music composer. He graduated at the 'Polish National Film School' and the 'German Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg' and his short films have been winning awards and popularity around the world since 1999. From 2003 ...

Focus on Poland 1 (15)

August 28, 2011
2:00 pm
Cos W tym gatunku

Drawing from a vast culture of storytelling and fairytales, a deep well of profound historical experiences and an exposure to a multitude of artistic influences, Polish animation has a history, a depth and a diversity that few countries can hope to match. This survey of contemporary Polish animation showcases how these various ...

RCA London Retrospective (15)

August 28, 2011
4:00 pm
Hello Dad

Special thanks to Joan Ashworth at the RCA. London’s 'Royal College of Art' animation department has been doing what they do best for 25 years – where does the time go? There hasn’t been a year that LIAF hasn’t happily played a healthy number of RCA films in competition and so we decided it was time ...

International Programme 2 (15)

August 28, 2011
6:45 pm
In A Pig

The second of eight programmes featuring more than 100 of the very best and the very latest short, animated films. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene. Book tickets 'In A Pig's Eye' (Atsushi Wada, 2010) A delicate, surreal connection is made between a house sheltering ...

International Programme 6: Abstract Showcase (15)

August 28, 2011
8:45 pm
Time Ripples In Sense World

A collection of in-competition, recently released films focusing entirely on abstract and experimental animation. Outstanding examples of non-narrative, highly imaginative cinematic art and some of the most intriguing, challenging and rewarding films in competition. Book tickets 'Time Ripples In Sense World' (Paul Fletcher, 2011) Sense implies it’s opposite. You are here. Enjoy the spectacle before ...