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LIAF: Schedule

Ülo Pikkov Masterclass – CANCELLED

October 27, 2013
12:00 pmto1:00 pm
Body Memory, Keha Malu, Ülo Pikkov, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Due to unfortunate circumstances, Ülo Pikkov's Masterclass is now cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience. As well as producing a distinct and highly acclaimed body of work over almost twenty years, made exclusively at Eesti Joonisfilm and Nukufilm studios in Tallin, Ülo Pikkov is also the founder and associate professor of the Animation Department of the Estonian ...

Animated Documentaries + Q&A (15)

October 27, 2013
2:00 pm
Old Man, Leah Shore, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Persuasive, illustrative and able to get over abstract details in attractive and compelling ways, animation is the perfect tool to document someone’s vision of the truth. These films – a selection of stylish and compelling short documentaries contain beautifully realised sequences and some of the most stunning animation in the festival. After the screening there will ...

Abstract Showcase (15)

October 27, 2013
4:00 pm
Virtuoso Virtual, Thomas Stellmach, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation in its purest form. A collection of in-competition, recently released films focusing entirely on abstract and experimental animation. Outstanding examples of non-narrative, highly imaginative cinematic art and some of the most intriguing, challenging and rewarding films in competition. Read an extended article on this programme by LIAF Director, Nag Vladermersky here At Barbican book tickets I Already ...

International Competition Programme 1 (15) (Repeat)

October 27, 2013
7:00 pm
We May Meet, We May Not, Skirmanta Jakaite, 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 ...

International Competition Programme 2 (15)

October 27, 2013
7:00 pm
Solipsist, Andrew Huang, 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 ...

Feature: Consuming Spirits (Chris Sullivan, 2012) (15)

October 27, 2013
8:30 pm
Consuming Spirits, Chris Sullivan, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Over a decade in the making, Consuming Spirits is the hypnotic and elegiac first feature by award-winning animator Chris Sullivan. Set in a dreary Rustbelt town, the film follows late-night radio host Earl Gray, wilting violet Jenny, who cares for her foul-mouthed, Alzheimer's-stricken mother and Jenny’s sometime boyfriend Victor Blue, whose days teeter at the ...