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Being Human

Amelia And Duarte, Alice Guimaraes & Monica Santos, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

An introduction to International Competition Programme 2: Being Human, with extra info about some of the films screening, some trailers and lots of pics!

Being Human screens 6pm, Sun 7 Dec. At Barbican book tickets

Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest to do well. Pixilation is an animation technique that has fooled many an animating hopeful into […]

UK Premiere of Jan Balej’s Little From The Fish Shop

Little from the Fish Shop, Jan Balej, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

On Sunday 5pm we’ll be screening the UK Premiere of Jan Balej’s animated feature based on the classic fairytale ‘The Little Mermaid.

At Barbican book tickets
Little From The Fish Shop (Jan Balej, Czech Republic)
One day the Sea King and his family find themselves forced to move from their home deep underneath the surface of the sea […]

Abstract Showcase: Animation in it’s Purest Form

Minotaur, Munro Ferguson, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

As always, there is much brewing away in the cauldron of abstract and experimental animation the world over. No programme gets more curatorial attention (nor more feedback) than this one. LIAF’s commitment to this type of animation is more or less unique among the family of international animation festivals. It is not always the most […]

NIAf – Facilitating the Production of Short, Auteur, Animated Films for 20 Years

NIAf, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The Netherlands Institute for Animation Film (NIAf) is – or was – an utterly unique organisation. Officially opened in September 1993, NIAf was a curious hybrid, intensely focused on supporting animation as an artform through a number of different activities.

Join us for a celebration of the ‘is’ and the ‘was’ of the NIAf, Sat 5 Dec […]

LIAF 2015 Horse Hospital Programmes Announced + ArtHouse Crouch End and Phoenix East Finchley and UEL!

Big Train - the 43rd World Stareout Championship Finals, Chris Shepherd, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2015 Horse Hospital programmes are here! Tickets are available to book now by following the links below. We also have lots more programmes at the Barbican, as well as a number of new and exciting events at the UEL and ArtHouse Crouch End and Phoenix East Finchley! Below you’ll find a quick overview of […]

LIAF 2015: UK Animator Focus

Film Hub London Film London FAN

LIAF presents UK Animator Focus at the University of East London (UEL), an all-day event from 11:00 – 19:00, Saturday 12 December. We’ve gathered together some of the most passionate, honest and insightful experts from a wide range of different areas and backgrounds who are ready to cover all manner of vital topics to help you on […]