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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2017: Torrey Pines FEATURE

December 8, 2017
9:15 pm
Torrey Pines, Clyde Petersen, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Torrey Pines is an award-winning feature film based on a true story by transgender stop-motion animator Clyde Petersen. The film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in Southern California in the early 1990's. You can visit the official Torrey Pines website here. Clyde Petersen is a Seattle based artist, working in film, animation, music, installation and ...

LIAF 2017: Closing Gala – The Best of the Fest (15)

December 9, 2017
4:00 pm
Best of the Fest, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Selected by an industry judging panel and audience votes, these are the best films of LIAF 2017.  Awards will be announced by the festival director and judges and award-winning directors welcomed to the stage to say a few words. Awards are given for the best film in each competition session, ‘Best British Film’, ‘Best Sound ...

LIAF 2017: Music Video Session

December 9, 2017
7:30 pm
Radiohead, Burn the Witch, Chris Hopewell, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Our 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 18 of the world’s best and most ...

LIAF 2017: Late Night Bizarre

December 9, 2017
9:00 pm
Roommates, Jamie Wolfe, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

This ever-popular Late Night Bizarre programme is a bunch of anti-classics guaranteed to be as far away from Disney as its possible to get. A dirty fistful of 18 of the weirdest, wildest, most demented films hand-picked from the 2,600 entered. Our ever popular Music Video Session is back and screens just before this one at 7pm. You ...

LIAF 2017: The World of Tomorrow Episodes 1 & 2 + recorded intro by Director Don Hertzfeldt

December 10, 2017
2:00 pm
World of Tomorrow Episode 2 'The Burden of Other People's Thoughts'., Don Hertzfeldt, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Director Don Hertzfeldt is a two-time Academy Award nominee whose animated films include It’s Such a Beautiful Day, The Meaning of Life, and Rejected. His work has played around the world, receiving over 250 awards, and Don was asked to animate a couch gag on The Simpsons in 2014. 7 of his films have screened in competition at the Sundance ...

LIAF 2017: Closing Gala – The Best of the Fest REPEAT (15)

December 10, 2017
4:00 pm
Best of the Fest, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

  The very final chance to see the best and most awarded films of LIAF 2017 - as selected by an industry judging panel and audience votes. Awards are given for the best film in each competition session, ‘Best British Film’, ‘Best Sound Design’ ‘Best kids film’ and the overall ‘Best of the Festival film’. The ...