The online home of the London International Animation Festival.


The Festival

LIAF is a year-round celebration of animation with screenings and events throughout the year. Our annual Festival is the engine room of the whole kit-and-kaboodle! A 10 day comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene: every style; every genre; every technique.

This year LIAF will be 10 years old and our programming will be more extensive than ever. LIAF 2013 will take place from October 25th – November 3rd and we’ll be screening at the Barbican, with additional programmes at the The Horse Hospital, The Rio Cinema and The Whitechapel Gallery.

LIAF 2013 will include: International Programmes; Abstract Animation Showcase; Animated Features; British Animation Showcase; Retrospectives; Music Videos Session; Late Night Bizarre; Masterclasses; Workshops; Special Guests; Animation Industry Events; Best of the Festival and much more. Details will be published during September.

In the meantime, take a look at our Schedule page for details of all up-and-coming LIAF events and you can be sure to be kept in the loop.