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LIAF: Schedule

10 Sci-Fi Animations (15)

October 26, 2013
4:00 pm
Countdown, Celine Desrumaux, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Wow – we made it to our 10th anniversary!! We’ve received more than 12,000 entries, screened more than 2,500 films, and had some of the most talented animators in the world come and hang out with us. This is the second of three special screenings reviewing the very best comedy, horror and sci-fi films that have ...

Canadian Indie Showcase 1 (15)

October 26, 2013
7:00 pm
The Empress, Lyle Pisio, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Canada holds an iconic and unique position in the world of indie, auteur animation. Beside her network of world class schools and the iconic institution known as the National Film Board of Canada is a vast, diverse and outrageously gifted community of fiercely independents that stretches from one coast to the other and makes do ...

International Competition Programme 1 (15)

October 26, 2013
7:00 pm
Kick-Heart, Masaaki Yuasa, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. Somehow we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,350 entries with enough strength and wits intact to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 100 or so new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase. ...

Canadian Indie Showcase 2 (15)

October 26, 2013
9:00 pm
Dancing with Northern Lights, Jonathan Amitay, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Canada holds an iconic and unique position in the world of indie, auteur animation. Beside her network of world class schools and the iconic institution known as the National Film Board of Canada is a vast, diverse and outrageously gifted community of fiercely independents that stretches from one coast to the other and makes do ...

Ülo Pikkov: Retrospective (15)

October 26, 2013
9:00 pm
Bermuda, Ülo Pikkov, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

A retrospective of multi award-winning Estonian animator Ülo Pikkov's body of work. Ülo's films are extremely varied stylistically – from the kind of illustration you would expect to see in a colourful children’s book, in his debut film Bermuda (1998) - to the more surreal and disturbing imagery of the Headless Horseman (2001). The early shorts have ...

Marvellous Animations (7-15 year olds) (PG)

October 27, 2013
11:00 am
Choir Tour, Edmunds Jansons, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys. At Barbican book tickets Also at The Rio Sat 2 Nov. Tickets ...