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LIAF: Schedule

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 ...

International Programme 3 (15)

October 27, 2012
4:00 pm
The Shoemaker / O Sapateiro, David Doutel, Vasco Sa, 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. ...

Flipbook Challenge Workshop

October 27, 2012
4:00 pm
LIAF Flipbook Challenge, London International Animation Festival

If you’ve not made a flipbook before, or if you'd like to find out a little more about this particular form of micro-animation, then pop along to our Flipbook Challenge Workshop. Flipbook veterans Urtė Budinaitė & Patrick Jenkins will be sharing their expertise in the form of tips, tricks and demonstrations. Urtė & Patrick, will ...

International Programme 4: Recent Japanese Shorts (15)

October 27, 2012
7:00 pm
Specimens Of Obsessions, Hyouhon No Tou, Atsushi Makino, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

The best of recently released short animated films from Japan - this year’s LIAF country of focus. A programme that opens the window on what’s going on in the young Japanese animation scene. Special thanks to the Japan Foundation and Carte Blanche   Book tickets 'Many Go Round' (Yoshihisa Nakanishi, 2011) A certified can't-believe-my-eyes piece of animation made of ingeniously ...

‘Midori-ko’ (15)

October 27, 2012
9:00 pm
Midori-ko, Keita Kurosaka, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Midori-Ko screens with two of Keita Kurosaka’s acclaimed short films - 'Worm Story' (1989) and 'Agitated Screams of Maggots' (2006). Director Biography Born in 1956, Kurosaka Keita is active as an animator and as Professor in the Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Tokyo’s Musashino Art University. Across his career, Kurosaka has explored various methods of ...