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LIAF 2011 Masterclasses

Wojtek Wawszczyk

We still have a few places remaining on this year's LIAF Masterclasses. As part of the London International Animation Festival 2011 we are very proud to be presenting two very special masterclasses with some of our finest animators. These workshops are open to participants on a strict, first-come, first served basis and are very limited in ...

The 8th London International Animation Festival August 26 – September 4

LIAF 2011

LIAF 2011 hits the screen with 10 days of the best new animation combined with diverse collection of themed, retrospective and special programmes. From August 26 – September 4 at the Barbican, the Horse Hospital and the Rio Cinema, LIAF will undoubtedly become the centre of the international animation universe. You’ll see a comprehensive line-up ...

‘Best of the Fest… Ever!’ …A Roaring Success!

Best of The Fest... Ever Q&A

LIAF kick-started the Summer of animation at the Barbican with a fantastic, near full-house screening of some of the greatest films that have screened at LIAF over the years, as well as a look forward to this year’s LIAF with one of the films that is sure to have people around Festival-time talking– ‘Bobby Yeah’. The ...

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 ...