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LIAF 2021 Article: Edge of Frame Celebrates Robert Breer by Edwin Rostron 

Robert Breer, Edge of Frame, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Robert Breer was a true pioneer; an artist who opened up a new language for film and animation, and whose work continues to inspire and influence artists today. To mark ten years since his death in 2011, I have put together two programmes exploring his substantial legacy. The first; Fvoom! The Animated Films of Robert Breer […]

LIAF 2021: Meet the Judges

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Each year we search for the finest panel of judges: educators, independent animators, producers, authors, curators and more. All are experts in their field and all possess an informed and exploratory eye for excellence in the animation world. This year we are honoured to welcome the following judges.
International Competition Programme & British Showcase Judges
Maryam Mohajer
Maryam […]

LIAF 2021: Trailer – Behind the Scenes

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Each year the talented students from the animation course at the National Film & Television School make the LIAF festival trailers, and this year Ross Stringer and his team have captured the spirit of the festival with his delightful clip.

They will be seen on the big screen at all venues and before our online screenings, but here is your […]

LIAF 2021: What’s On

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LIAF 2021 is on it’s way and fully hybrid! This year we’ll be at our at regular venues: the Barbican, The Horse Hospital and Close-Up plus at two new venues: Hackney Picturehouse and The Puppet Theatre Barge. Most of our programmes will also be available ONLINE, bringing the best animation, direct to your homes. Click on the links below to discover […]

LIAF 2021: More Films Announced! British Showcase, Late Night Bizarre, Best of the Next & Children’s Films

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The word is out – LIAF is back and we can’t wait to share these films with you!

In addition to the 8 international competition programmes announced last week, LIAF 2021 will also feature the British Showcase, two children’s and families programmes, The Best of the Next (student films) and Late Night Bizarre. All of these […]

LIAF 2021: International Competition Programme Films

LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The word is out – LIAF is back and we can’t wait to share these films with you!

Our programmers have been working away throughout lockdown by sifting through the 2,384 films that came our way this year. After much deliberation, head-scratching and tired eyes we have hand-picked 80 films from 31 countries to screen in […]