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LIAF 2018 DATES ANNOUNCED... - 30 Nov - 9 Dec. More details coming soon.
BEST OF THE FESTIVAL AWARD... - Niki Lindroth Von Bahr's 'The Burden' find out more
BEST BRITISH FILM AWARD... - Peter Millard's 'Six God Alphabet Peter' find out more
BEST ABSTRACT FILM AWARD... - Steven Subotnick's 'Strange Fish' find out more

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LIAF 2015 Horse Hospital Programmes Announced + ArtHouse Crouch End and Phoenix East Finchley and UEL!

Big Train - the 43rd World Stareout Championship Finals, Chris Shepherd, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

LIAF 2015 Horse Hospital programmes are here! Tickets are available to book now by following the links below. We also have lots more programmes at the Barbican, as well as a number of new and exciting events at the UEL and ArtHouse Crouch End and Phoenix East Finchley! Below you'll find a quick overview of ...

LIAF 2015: UK Animator Focus

Film Hub London Film London FAN

LIAF presents UK Animator Focus at the University of East London (UEL), an all-day event from 11:00 - 19:00, Saturday 12 December. We’ve gathered together some of the most passionate, honest and insightful experts from a wide range of different areas and backgrounds who are ready to cover all manner of vital topics to help you on ...

LIAF 2015 Barbican Programmes Announced!

LIAF, 2015, London International Animation Festival, Quentin Haberham, NFTS

We are super-proud to announce our LIAF 2015 Barbican programmes! Tickets will be available to book from the Barbican from 16th October. We'll also have lots more programmes at The Horse Hospital and Rio Cinema, as well as a number of events at the UEL - details will be released very, very soon. So in the ...

LIAF visits Hull

Hull Independent Cinema Project

We’ve teamed up with Short Film City Hull in associated with Leeds Film to bring you another chance to watch one of our best ever Best of British Programmes. On Wednesday 26 August 2015, Hull Independent Cinema will be screening a programme that first aired at LIAF 2013, on our 10th anniversary. Short Film City Hull is HICP’s (Hull Independent ...

Team LIAF Thanks You

LIAF, 2014, poster, London International Animation Festival, Barbican

LIAF 2014 - a whirlwind 10 days. We even survived a power-cut, which to cut a long story short resulted in warm ice-cream cinema treats, cold scotch eggs and hand-written tickets (as scribed by the ever-dedicated Barbican box office staff)! It's no secret that our mission at LIAF is to screen the world’s best independent animated films and ...

LIAF 2014 And the winner is…

Storm Hits Jacket, Paul Cabon, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Best of the Festival Storm Hits Jacket - Paul Cabon, France A storm is raging on the coast of Britanny. Two young scientists are caught in the turmoil. Espionage, hopes of love and mystical moments collide with excitement and chaos. 2014, 12’00 Judges comments When faced with the task of deciding on a overall winner, the judges were really looking ...