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Academy Award shortlist for Animated Shorts

Sunday, Dimanche, Patrick Doyon, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The shortlist for the Best Animated Shorts at the Academy Awards has been whittled down to ten films – three of which were featured at this year’s LIAF.

‘Sunday’ directed by Patrick Doyon of Canada screened at LIAF 2011 International Programme 4 (Patrick even came over to join us and introduce his film); ‘Paths of Hate’ […]

LIAF joins the NFTS Curriculum

LIAF 2012, London International Animation Festival, NFTS, National Film and Television School

We are extremely proud to announce an exciting collaboration with the UK’s most prestigious Film School – the National Film and Television School. Two very talented teams of students, lead by Directors Yousif Al-Khalifa and Gat Powell, will be producing trailers for LIAF 2012.

The two teams are busy working on the trailers now with production […]

LIAF 2011: Mop-up and Looking Forward

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Barbican

It’s been a while! Team LIAF has been undercover for a few weeks now (as well as under film reels, digi beta tapes, spreadsheets, voting forms and all sorts of festival-related pieces of paper). We’ve just briefly surfaced from beneath a sea of freight boxes to let you know that the annual LIAF aftermath tidy-up […]

And the winner is…

In A Pig

Last night’s winners were announced at the sell-out grand finale of LIAF 2011 ‘Best of the Festival’ and here they are…
Best of the Festival
‘In A Pig’s Eye’ Atsushi Wada

Highly Commended were ‘White Hair’ Yuka Takeda, ‘Freud Fish & Butterfly’ Haiyang Wang, ‘Dove Sei, Amore Mio’ Vejko Popovic, ‘Abuelas’ Afarin Eghbal

Atsushi will receive a prize of […]

LIAF Animation Industry Event – Success!

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Skillset, Sound, Larry Sider, Paul Bush, Zhe Wu, Mark Ashworth

The final installment of our Animation Industry Event was delivered yesterday and we have to conclude – what a success! Saint John Walker of Skillset chaired our first session of the day, ‘Making Animation Work’ which really was a quite revelatory look into some of the lesser known values of animation. […]

The latest on LIAF 2011: British Showcase, Theodore Ushev and An Industry Event

Drew Roper, The History of Denim, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The last couple of days have seen LIAF raise the bar when it comes to serving up our dream-menu to the animation hungry.

LIAF HQ is still buzzing from an epic success with yesterday’s Barbican programmes. The British Showcase (co-presented by Shooting People) is a programme close to our hearts – it goes without saying that […]