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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2016: International Competition Programme 5 – Into the Dark (15)

December 5, 2016
7:00 pm
Johnno’s Dead, Chris Shepherd, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,400 entries to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 128 new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase and Animated Documentaries. The films come in ...

LIAF 2016: International Competition Programme 6 – Below the Surface (15)

December 5, 2016
9:00 pm
Ghost Cell, Antoine Delacharlery, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,400 entries to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 128 new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase and Animated Documentaries. The films come in ...

LIAF 2016: International Competition Programme 7 – Long Shorts (15)

December 6, 2016
9:00 pm
The Sparrow

Some films just need extra time to develop their themes, grow and draw us more comprehensively into their worlds. This competition programme is dedicated to showcasing the best of these longer films. At Barbican book tickets The Sparrow's Flight (Tom Schroeder, USA) Beautiful and moving – the director's final collaboration with his late friend Dave Herr, who died of ...

LIAF 2016: Ultra Secret Feature! BRITISH PREMIERE

December 7, 2016
8:00 pm
LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Ultra Secret Feature, British Premiere, Horse Hospital

We can’t disclose the title or director of this full-length animated feature film - we have been sworn to secrecy - but we guarantee you will not be disappointed by this film. This is a fully hand-drawn, totally independent production, and only just finished this year by an American-directing duo who are the kings of indie-animated ...

LIAF 2016: Late Night Bizarre (18)

December 7, 2016
9:30 pm
Don’t Tell Mom, Kawako Sabuki, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

What is there to say? LIAF’s annual screaming tribute to body fluids, mutilation, dodgy sex, sub-legal practices and inappropriate touching will burst forth from the screen for 65 glorious minutes. This year we can promise Japanese sex-education, terrifying bugs, satanic babes and the misuse of bingo balls. As long as you keep coming, we’ll keep putting it ...

LIAF 2016: Edge of Frame – Edges: an Animation Seminar

December 9, 2016
2:00 pm
Edge of Frame, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2016 is very proud to partner with Edwin Rostron and Animate Projects on 6 expansive screenings and seminars devoted to championing experimental animation for The Edge of Frame Weekend, taking place at Whitechapel Gallery and Close-Up Cinema on 9th - 11th December. This seminar will address the questions of where experimental animation practice sits - ...