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LIAF 2014 Barbican Events

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LIAF 2014 Barbican programmes are here! You can book your tickets online now for the 11th rendition of our annual 10-day animation extravaganza. We'll also have lots more programmes at The Horse Hospital and Rio Cinema and details for those will be released very, very soon. So in the meantime, below you'll find a quick ...

LIAF 2014 Andreas Hykade Retrospective + Q & A

October 30, 2014
9:00 pm
Ring of Fire, Andreas Hykade, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Andreas Hykade (born 1968 in Bavaria, Germany) is one of the most talented and original voices in animation today. He studied animation at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg until 1995 and has since created a series of commercials, TV projects and animated films mostly for adults. Among his films are We Lived in Grass (1996, German ...

LIAF Flipbook Challenge

Flipbook challenge, LIAF, London International Animation festival,2012

The LIAF 2014 Flipbook Challenge is now closed for entries. You can look at some of our previous entries on our Vimeo and Dailymotion channels. LIAF's Flipbook Challenge has become a bit of a festival staple. We've had flipbooks entered from all over the world, in all manner of styles and had the honour of sharing them ...

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Japanese Animation

Mount Head, Koji Yamaura, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of independent Japanese animators, producing innovative works often differing from the commercial animation or ‘anime’ style which Japan is so famous for. Responding to this influx of works, the Japan Foundation has invited Nobuaki Doi, animation critic and founder of CALF, the independent Japanese ...

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Japanese Animation, Japan Foundation, London

March 26, 2014
6:30 pm
Mount Head / Atama-yama, Koji Yamamura, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of independent Japanese animators, producing innovative works often differing from the commercial animation or ‘anime’ style which Japan is so famous for. Responding to this influx of works, the Japan Foundation has invited Nobuaki Doi, animation critic and founder of CALF, the independent Japanese ...

The Animation Spot…

The Animation Sport, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

We’ve teamed up with The Proud Archivist to bring you the first of a series of special monthly screenings, that we're calling The Animation Spot. On the first Wednesday of every month we'll be digging deep into the treasure trove that is the LIAF Archive, and carefully excavating some of the best independent animated shorts to ...