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UK Premiere of Phil Mulloy’s The Pain and The Pity

The Pain and The Pity, Phil Mulloy, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The third – and presumably final – instalment in the mercurial ‘Christies' animated features by the equally mercurial bad boy of British animation, Phil Mulloy. Mister Christie and the others return for one last time to try and work out exactly who they are. A serial killer is loose deep under the streets of London. Raw, ...

10 Horror Animations

10 horror animations, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Find out more or book tickets here Horror! At its most profound; its most clenching and suffocating foundation, horror is fundamentally a state of mind. Experienced at full volume, horror grips the brain and ignites some of the simplest animal-level emotions and responses that have been hardwired into our circuitry since before we could see, hear ...

Studio Focus: Platige Image

The Cathedral, Tomek Baginski, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

In existence for a mere 15 years, Poland’s Platige Image studio has produced a truly impressive collection of short films and commercials. One of its very first short films, The Cathedral (2002) was nominated for an Academy Award and virtually every one of its shorts since then has gone on to win awards and near-universal ...

British Showcase – The Animator’s Stories

Hum, Emily and Anne, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

We champion animation, be it international or home-grown and our British Showcase is the best place to start for the latter. What follows is the result of a Q&A with each of the filmmakers who have films featuring in our Oct 30th screening. We hope you enjoy... Find out more about the films in our British ...

NFB 3D Stereoscopic Programme + Theodore Ushev’s 3D Trilogy

Tower Bawher, Theodore Ushev, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, NFB

On Oct  30, 21:00 at the Barbican, we'll be screening a 3D Stereoscopic programme curated by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)'s Head of 3D Animation, Munro Ferguson and introduced here by Malcolm Turner (LIAF Co-Director & Director of Melbourne International Animation Festival  - MIAF) Find out more or book tickets here The NFB has been experimenting ...

Abstract Showcase – LIAF Director’s Musings

Shift, Max Hattler, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF Director - Nag Vladermersky shares his thoughts on this year's Abstract Showcase programme, which screens today (27 Oct at 16:00, the Barbican). Find out more or book tickets here What are they spiking Max Hattler’s drinks with? Whether it’s prestigious artist-in-residence gigs in Denmark, delivering masterclasses at Swiss universities and festivals, doing live VJ sets ...