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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2014 Abstract Showcase (15)

October 27, 2014
9:00 pm
1000 Plateaus, Steven Woloshen, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation in its purest form. LIAF’s annual collection of the most impressive and expressive abstract and experimental animated films from all over the world. The programme includes Steven Woloshen’s (LIAF’s special guest) fantastic new cameraless masterpiece 1000 Plateaus (2004-2014) made entirely by hand and by scratching and painting images directly on to film stock. At Barbican ...

LIAF 2014 International Competition Programme 5: Into the Dark (15)

October 28, 2014
7:00 pm
Portrait, Donato Sansone, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. Somehow we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,550 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. The films come ...

LIAF 2014 Quickdraw Animation Society 30th Anniversary: Programme 1 Impact

October 28, 2014
7:30 pm
QAS 30th banner, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Quickdraw Animation Society

LIAF is thrilled to announce that Peter Hemminger, the Executive Director from the Quickdraw Animation Society will be attending the festival to introduce this screening and be available for questions afterwards. Based in Calgary, the Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) stands as one of the most valuable organisations in the indie Canadian animation community. Since 1980 this ...

LIAF 2014 Quickdraw Animation Society 30th Anniversary: Programme 2 Retrospective

October 28, 2014
9:00 pm
QAS 30th banner, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Quickdraw Animation Society

LIAF is thrilled to announce that Peter Hemminger, the Executive Director from the Quickdraw Animation Society will be attending the festival to introduce this screening and be available for questions afterwards. Based in Calgary, the Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) stands as one of the most valuable organisations in the indie Canadian animation community. Since 1980 this ...

LIAF 2014 International Competition Programme 6: Below the Surface (15)

October 28, 2014
9:00 pm
Somewhere, Nicolas Ménard, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. Somehow we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,550 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. The films ...

LIAF 2014 New Estonian Animation + Q&A (15)

October 29, 2014
7:00 pm
The Maggot Feeder, Priit Tender, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Estonia is a little big nation of animation. For a country of some two million inhabitants, it has a long record of international animation festival awards and many, well-known and revered animators. Priit Tender and Ülo Pikkov are two of the most talented and respected names in the animation world. Individually and collectively they have been ...