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LIAF 2014 The Horse Hospital is here!

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LIAF 2014 arrives at The Horse Hospital! You can now book your tickets for our Horse Hospital screenings. This year we’re bringing you: UK premiere feature-length animations; International Student Festivals (within a Festival); we celebrate with the 30th Quickdrawn Animation Society Anniversary; A New Wave of German Filmmaking… and of course, our trusty audience favourites – Music […]

LIAF 2014 Barbican Events

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LIAF 2014 Barbican programmes are here! You can book your tickets online now for the 11th rendition of our annual 10-day animation extravaganza. We’ll also have lots more programmes at The Horse Hospital and Rio Cinema and details for those will be released very, very soon. So in the meantime, below you’ll find a quick […]

LIAF Flipbook Challenge

Flipbook challenge, LIAF, London International Animation festival,2012

The LIAF 2014 Flipbook Challenge is now closed for entries. You can look at some of our previous entries on our Vimeo and Dailymotion channels.

LIAF’s Flipbook Challenge has become a bit of a festival staple. We’ve had flipbooks entered from all over the world, in all manner of styles and had the honour of sharing them […]

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Japanese Animation

Mount Head, Koji Yamaura, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of independent Japanese animators, producing innovative works often differing from the commercial animation or ‘anime’ style which Japan is so famous for. Responding to this influx of works, the Japan Foundation has invited Nobuaki Doi, animation critic and founder of CALF, the independent Japanese […]

The Animation Spot…

The Animation Sport, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

We’ve teamed up with The Proud Archivist to bring you the first of a series of special monthly screenings, that we’re calling The Animation Spot.

On the first Wednesday of every month we’ll be digging deep into the treasure trove that is the LIAF Archive, and carefully excavating some of the best independent animated shorts to […]

LIAF 10th Anniversary – Free Brochure Download

LIAF 2013 Programme free download

We printed some great articles in our most recent festival brochure. Whilst we very much have all hands on deck for LIAF 2014, it’s only right that we share the wealth we gathered in celebration of our 10th anniversary, with you.

So, grab a freebie download of our printed programme here, or if you’d like a […]