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LIAF: News

LIAF presents ‘Best of the Fest… Ever!’ at The Barbican’s ‘Watch Me Move: The Animation Show’ on July 4th

The Curse of the Voodoo Child

LIAF has been screening the world’s best animated films for the last seven years. We’ve received more than 10,000 entries, screened more than 1,500 films and had some of the most talented animators in the world come and hang out with us. In celebration of moving to our new venue; The Barbican, we ...

LIAF at The Barbican Gallery’s Animation Exhibition

Watch Me Move

As part of The Barbican's 'Watch Me Move: The Animation Show' this Summer, LIAF will be curating four very special sessions. Here's a sneak preview of each... Learn more about 'Watch Me Move: The Animation Show', at the the Barbican. Andrew Osmond introduces 'The Bug Trainer'. Writer Andrew Osmond, author of the essential new guide 100 Animated Feature ...

This year’s LIAF trailer

LIAF Trailer

In March LIAF attended a screening of the National Film & Television School's animation graduate films. We were so impressed with what we saw, we decided to ask them if they'd like to make this year's LIAF trailer. The brief: 30-45 seconds in this year's Festival Technique Focus – Cut-out Animation, with an appearance ...

LIAF Mini Fest

Bobby yeah

The LIAF Mini-Fest on 1st and 2nd April was a huge success, bringing together the LIAF audience and friends for our first major event of 2011 in the wonderful environment of the Horse Hospital. Over 2 nights the audience was treated to a full blown retrospective of one of the UK’s most ...

LIAF and Women in Film and Television Event

Women in Film and Television

On the 23rd of March 2011 LIAF and Women in Film and Television came together to present a very successful first event celebrating women in animation. The event was hosted by the Deluxe Soho formally, Soho Labs in their prestigious preview theatre. The event showcased the work of three excellent women animators Suzanne ...

Theodore Ushev confirmed Guest for LIAF 2011

Lipsett Diaries

We can now officially announce the first of our high-profile guests from the international animation community. Theodore Ushev – animator, graphic designer, illustrator and multimedia artist, from Quebec, Canada will be joining us to present his astonishing 15 minute film 'Lipsett Diaries' one of the most highly acclaimed short films of the last 12 months and ...