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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 ...

Animated Documentaries + Filmmakers Q&A Today

Seams and Embers, Claire Lamond, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animated Documentaries today and we're very pleased to be able to welcome many of the filmmakers afterwards on stage for a Q&A. When you think about it, animation is a great tool for creating documentaries. Perhaps the camera couldn’t be present during the action; perhaps the action is invisible to a live action camera or maybe ...

LIAF 2013 Launch Night & A Marvellous Micro Movie

Launch night for LIAF 2013!!! Tonight marks the beginning of our 10-day-long celebration of animation... and our 10th birthday! So we thought we'd briefly pop up for air from the final day of preparation, and basically... boast... about this brilliant LIAF promotional short film, made for us by the NFTS's Bexie Bush. Bexie came up with ...

LIAF 2013 Free Programme Download

LIAF 2013 Programme free download

We've gone to press and you can now pick up a free copy of the LIAF 2013 printed programme from the Barbican cinema foyers. The official LIAF 2013 Brochure will be available to purchase during the festival. You can also grab yourself a free download of our printed programme here, or if you'd rather have a ...

oLIAF 2013 Horse Hospital Programmes Announced – On sale now

LIAF 2013, London International Animation Festival, 10th Anniversary

Festival run-up is in full swing and here's your latest update... we can now officially announce all LIAF 2013 Horse Hospital and Rio Cinema programmes, in addition to all our Barbican programmes. All International Competition Programmes will also screen at The Horse Hospital, so don't forget to vote! Click on through the links below to ...

Amazing Animations at Picturehouse Cinemas

Choir Tour, Edmunds Jansons, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

We've curated another crackin' collection of animated gems for our younger audience at Picturehouse Cinemas across the UK. Screening this Saturday (28th Sep) and containing a sneak-peek at the LIAF 2013 line-up in the form of Edmunds Jansons' Choir Tour (which will screen in International Competition Programme 6 amongst others), these films are suitable for ...