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The latest on LIAF 2011: British Showcase, Theodore Ushev and An Industry Event

Drew Roper, The History of Denim, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The last couple of days have seen LIAF raise the bar when it comes to serving up our dream-menu to the animation hungry. LIAF HQ is still buzzing from an epic success with yesterday’s Barbican programmes. The British Showcase (co-presented by Shooting People) is a programme close to our hearts – it goes without saying that ...

The First LIAF Animation Industry Event

LIAF Skillset

LIAF have been wanting to bring you an industry event for a while now, so we're very pleased to be dipping our toes into new territory and adding an extra dimension to our Festival. Skillset have joined us to organise our first Animation Industry Event and we've got all-manner of topics ...

LIAF so far…

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Barbican, Cinema 1

So LIAF day five drew to a close yesterday, with a very well-received International Programme 4 & 5 and a great show of filmmakers coming to introduce their films: Francesca Adams who made 'Bertie Crisp' ; Patrick Doyon 'Sunday' ; Marilena Vatseris 'The Holy Chicken of Life and Music' and Theodore Ushev of 'Lipsett Diaries' ...

Wojtek Wawszczyk Q&A

Wojtek Wawszczyk LIAF Q&A, George the Hedgehog, London International Animatin Festival

Wojtek Wawszcyzk was on fine form on LIAF day 4, providing A's to the Q's in our post 'George the Hedgehog' Q&A. Wotjek revealed that an impressive 90 prints of the film were released in Poland alone and went on to say how genuinely surprised he was that the distributors were prepared to take such a ...

‘George the Hedgehog’

Wojtek Wawszczyk, Masterclass, George the Hedgehog, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Tonight (LIAF day 4, Mon 29 Aug)  at 20:15 we'll be screening feature-length 'George the Hedgehog' plus a Q&A with director Wojtek Wawszczyk. LIAF day 3 commenced with the second of our Masterclasses. Wojtek Wawszczyk filled his audience in on exactly how the feature 'George the Hedgehog' came to be and gave them a ...

LIAF Day 2: 5 Programmes & Theodore Ushev Masterclass

Theodore Ushev, Masterclass, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Arthur Lipsett

Yesterdays 'SixPackFilm Tribute' had the added bonus of a Q&A with Dietmar Schwarzler (one of the 'big three' that run SixPackFilm). Dietmar (who's also part of the judges panel at this year's LIAF), spoke about the thriving experimental and abstract scene in Austria and how he suspects this is a response to the right wing ...