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LIAF so far…

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Barbican, Cinema 1

So LIAF day five drew to a close yesterday, with a very well-received International Programme 4 & 5 and a great show of filmmakers coming to introduce their films: Francesca Adams who made ‘Bertie Crisp’ ; Patrick Doyon ‘Sunday’ ; Marilena Vatseris ‘The Holy Chicken of Life and Music’ and Theodore Ushev of ‘Lipsett Diaries’ […]

Wojtek Wawszczyk Q&A

Wojtek Wawszczyk LIAF Q&A, George the Hedgehog, London International Animatin Festival

Wojtek Wawszcyzk was on fine form on LIAF day 4, providing A’s to the Q’s in our post ‘George the Hedgehog’ Q&A.

Wotjek revealed that an impressive 90 prints of the film were released in Poland alone and went on to say how genuinely surprised he was that the distributors were prepared to take such a […]

‘George the Hedgehog’

Wojtek Wawszczyk, Masterclass, George the Hedgehog, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Tonight (LIAF day 4, Mon 29 Aug)  at 20:15 we’ll be screening feature-length ‘George the Hedgehog’ plus a Q&A with director Wojtek Wawszczyk.

LIAF day 3 commenced with the second of our Masterclasses. Wojtek Wawszczyk filled his audience in on exactly how the feature ‘George the Hedgehog’ came to be and gave them a […]

LIAF Day 2: 5 Programmes & Theodore Ushev Masterclass

Theodore Ushev, Masterclass, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Arthur Lipsett

Yesterdays ‘SixPackFilm Tribute’ had the added bonus of a Q&A with Dietmar Schwarzler (one of the ‘big three’ that run SixPackFilm). Dietmar (who’s also part of the judges panel at this year’s LIAF), spoke about the thriving experimental and abstract scene in Austria and how he suspects this is a response to the right wing […]

Family Screening & Children’s Workshop begins LIAF Day 2

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Kevin Griffiths, FVW, Film & Video Workshop

An extra special thank you to The Film & Video Workshop.

So day two of LIAF began with a little help from The Film & Video Workshop and a certain BAFTA award-winning animator.

Kevin Griffiths and some of the the FVW team came to join us at the Barbican to run an animation workshop for our youngest […]

We’re here!

Barbican, LIAF 2011, London International Animation Festival, Cinema 1

LIAF 2011 is here… and we have officially leapt off the starting blocks in style!!! What an absolutely fantastic day!!!

Firstly… a gargantuan ‘thank you’ to the well-oiled Barbican machine. We are over the moon with our first day’s adventure and can’t wait for the remaining nine!

So we began the day with the predictably unpredictable.. a […]