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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2012 Gala Opening: For No Good Reason (15) + Ralph Steadman, Charlie Paul & Kevin Richards Q&A

October 25, 2012
6:30 pm
For No Good Reason, Charlie Paul, Ralph Steadman, Johnny Depp, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen - come and help us open the festival in style. We take a collection of the hottest films from competition, mix them with some of our favourite classics from the special programmes and add in a couple of the top new British films. This is the essential LIAF showbag and the numbers ...

Technique Focus: Live Action/Animation Hybrid (15)

October 25, 2012
9:30 pm
Robots of Brixton, Kibwe Tavares, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Blending live action and animation has come a very long way over the years, but has its roots in the earliest days of the artform. This programme showcases some of the most complex - and some of the simplest - examples of this avenue of animated creation. Book tickets 'Murky Papers' (Heta Jokinen, 2011) A woman is reading ...

International Programme 1 (15)

October 26, 2012
6:30 pm
Luminaris, Juan Pablo Zaramella, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

The best of recently released short animated films from all over the world, carefully chosen from 2000-plus entries. They come in from every corner, they use every technique, they can be funny, dramatic, eye-popping, subdued, documentary or autobiographical. The one thing they have in common is that we think they’re the pick of the crop. ...

International Programme 2 (15)

October 26, 2012
8:45 pm
Paso Doble, Jamie Metzger, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

The best of recently released short animated films from all over the world, carefully chosen from 2000-plus entries. They come in from every corner, they use every technique, they can be funny, dramatic, eye-popping, subdued, documentary or autobiographical. The one thing they have in common is that we think they’re the pick of the crop. ...

Amazing Animations: Children’s Animation Programme (0-6 year-olds) (U)

October 27, 2012
11:00 am
Grand Prix, Anna Solanas, Marc Riba, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Picturehouse

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme carefully chosen for our littlest and most special audience strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys. 10am - ...

Lithuanian Animation Retrospective (15)

October 27, 2012
2:00 pm
Metamorphoses / Metamorfozės, Jūratė Leikaitė, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Lithuanian Animation has a history dating back one hundred years. In the beginning was one of the greatest pioneers of animation, self- taught filmmaker Ladislas Starewitch. This retrospective, spanning almost 100 years and lovingly put together by animation historian Dasa Vanova, features puppet, hand-drawn, cutout, shadow theatre techniques and computer generated films and a very ...