LIAF Pre-Festival Event

Starts: 8pm Running Time: 2 Hours with an intermission £10 (£8 Concessions)

The London International Animation Festival presents a very special pre-festival event at the Horse Hospital.

Over the last 6 months we have been wading through the 2,300 entries that have passed through our hands, and have selected more than 250 films for this year’s festival. The full programme will be announced on our website in June at but for one night only LIAF will screen a very special selection of some of the films selected for this year’s festival – many of which are destined to be this year’s award-winners and audience favourites.

ADVANCE TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT ONLINE: Advance booking suggested – this is a one off event.

Most of the films have yet to be seen on the UK animation circuit and all have been made in the last 6 – 12 months. We will post the full selection of films closer to the event but expect to see films that cross the whole spectrum of animation. This is an up-to-date snapshot of the incredibly diverse, eclectic and vibrant independent animation scene - every technique, every imaginable subject, every genre and a prelude to this year’s London International Animation Festival, London’s largest and most celebrated annual animation event which this year will be taking place between August 27th and September 5th.

The event will also act as a launch for the latest three DVD releases from LIAF – Best of LIAF 2009 featuring 14 of the best short films screened at the 2009 festival, Best of LIAF: Animated Documentaries 1 featuring 9 short films that have screened at LIAF over the last 6 years and Best of LIAF: Children’s Films 1 featuring 10 films aimed at sparking the imaginations of our youngest audience. The DVDs will be on sale at this event at a special discounted price along with our other DVDs – Best of LIAF 2008, Best of LIAF 2007 and Best of LIAF 2006.

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