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LIAF 2018 Article: Will Anderson & Ainslie Henderson: The Playful Worlds of Scotland’s Most Dynamic Animated Duo

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Will Anderson, Ainslie Henderson

Insane pigeons, a misguided monkey, the existential crisis of an animated GIF, stifled musicians, the poetry of Robert Burns and fracking are just some of the characters and subjects tackled in the animated worlds of Scotland’s most dynamic double-act: Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson.

Graduates from Edinburgh College of Art’s Animation Degree in 2011 and 2012, Will and […]

LIAF 2018 Trailer: The Making Of

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, NFTS, National Film And Television School

We are incredibly fortunate that the production of our annual festival trailer is integrated into the National Film & Television’s curriculum. Each year, their exceptionally talented MA Directing Animation students pitch their ideas to us. We get the honour of selecting our favourite and sharing the outcome with you.

This year Daniel Quirke animated and directed our trailer with Jamie MacDonald as […]

LIAF 2018: What’s On

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2018, LIAF 2018

LIAF 2018 is on it’s way! Tickets are available to book now. We have programmes at the Barbican, LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital, as well as the wonderful Close-Up Film Centre. Below you’ll find an overview of all our programmes… click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some trailers from LIAF 2018.

Fri 30 Nov
18:30
Opening Night Gala + […]

LIAF 2018 Barbican Programmes Announced!

LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2018 is on it’s way! Tickets for barbican programmes will be available from 26 October (25 October for Barbican Members). In the coming weeks we’ll be announcing even more programmes at LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital. Below you’ll find an overview of all our Barbican programmes… click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some […]

LIAF 2017: It’s a Wrap

David OReilly, Saint John Walker, Q&A, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2017 – our 14th year and it was an absolute pleasure to be able to present to you so many wonderful animated films of very genre, technique and style, proving that independent animation worldwide is thriving. The imagination and energy that these animators and their small teams possess who have made these films is utterly […]

LIAF 2017: Judges – The Inside Scoop

The Burden, Niki Lindroth Von Bahr, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2017: Judges – The Inside Scoop
Each year we search for the finest panel of Judges: Educators; Independent Animators; Producers; affiliates of prominent organisations (all with animation at their core); Authors, Curators and more. All are experts in their field and all possess the ‘shining’ when it comes to an informed and exploratory eye for excellence in the animation […]