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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2014 Scratch, Crackle & Pop! Hands-on Animation Workshop with Steven Woloshen

October 26, 2014
10:00 am
Didre Novo, Steven Woloshen, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

If you want to create like a painter and a filmmaker, here is a great opportunity to spend the day making your own 35mm animated or experimental film without a camera and without processing film. Both Norman McLaren and Len Lye explored this technique in the 1930’s and almost 80 years later, it still continuously ...

LIAF 2014 Marvellous Animations 7-15 years (PG)

October 26, 2014
11:00 am
5 Metres 80, Nicolas Deveaux, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme 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. Suitable for 7-15 years. At Barbican book tickets 5 mètres 80 (Nicolas ...

LIAF 2014 3 Days in Paris – Historical (15)

October 26, 2014
2:00 pm
The Crab

3 Days, 24 studios, a LOTTA coffee, a pile of films = TWO big programmes. Festival Co-Director Malcolm Turner, armed only with a tourist map and a fistful of Metro tickets, hit the streets in a mad dash to visit as many Parisian production and distribution studios as possible in just 3 days. Paris New explores ...

LIAF 2014 Animated Documentaries (15)

October 26, 2014
4:00 pm
Sky Penny Dreadful Frankenstein, Gergely Wootsch, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Persuasive, illustrative and able to get over abstract details in attractive and compelling ways, animation is the perfect tool to document someone’s vision of  the truth. These films – a selection of stylish and compelling short documentaries contain beautifully realised sequences and some of the most stunning animation of LIAF 2014. At Barbican book tickets 1969 The ...

LIAF 2014 International Competition Programme 2: From Absurd to Zany (15)

October 26, 2014
7:00 pm
Drunker Than A Skunk, Bill Plympton, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. Somehow we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,550 entries with enough strength and wits intact to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 100 or so new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase. The films ...

LIAF 2014 International Competition Programme 3: Being Human (15)

October 26, 2014
9:00 pm
Grace Under Water, Anthony Lawrence, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. Somehow we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,550 entries with enough strength and wits intact to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 100 or so new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase. The films ...