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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2014 Music Video Programme

October 29, 2014
7:30 pm

LIAF’s annual collection of the hottest music videos from all over the world. Animation is an integral element in many of the best music videos. Producing them also provides a commercially viable way for animators to earn a living and produce work they can be proud of. Here are 21 of the world’s best and ...

LIAF 2014 International Competition Programme 7: Long Shorts

October 29, 2014
9:00 pm
My Own Personal Moose, Leonid Shmelkov, LIAF, London INternational Animation Festival

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. If you find the regular competition programmes a bit of a roller coaster ride, this screening is your animation limousine. At Barbican book tickets My ...

LIAF 2014 Late Night Macabre

October 29, 2014
9:00 pm
Placement Of The Grain
, Mitchel A. Kraft, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

If ever there was evidence that animation is a lot more than cute kids stories, this fearsome collection of the best truly haunted animated visions is most definitely it. LIAF received almost 2,600 entries this year and a good number of them were screams from the other side, the result of the filmmaker turning the ...

LIAF 2014 British Showcase (15)

October 30, 2014
7:00 pm
One of A Kind, Rok Predin, LIAF, London INternational Animation Festival

As usual, LIAF pulls out all the stops to bring as much new British animation to the big screen as possible. There aren’t many opportunities to see British animation on the big screen and each year LIAF probably shows more than any other event in the world. This is an opportunity to see what British ...

LIAF 2014 Andreas Hykade Retrospective + Q & A

October 30, 2014
9:00 pm
Ring of Fire, Andreas Hykade, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Andreas Hykade (born 1968 in Bavaria, Germany) is one of the most talented and original voices in animation today. He studied animation at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg until 1995 and has since created a series of commercials, TV projects and animated films mostly for adults. Among his films are We Lived in Grass (1996, German ...

LIAF 2014 Animation Industry Event: Middlesex University Presentation FREE ADMISSION

October 31, 2014
10:30 am

Winning the Best Student Film at the 2014 British Animation Awards confirms the Animation department at Middlesex University as one of the pivotal animation schools in the UK. Programme leader Jonathan Hodgson will be showcasing work by recent graduates and revealing how his world class academic team of BAFTA winning animation directors teach advanced animation filmmaking ...