London International Animation Festival 2021
LIAF 2021 presents a selection of amazing, boundary-pushing, eye-opening animation.
From short films for young animation fans, to a sci-fi action thriller seven years in the making, this wonderfully varied programme brings the very best animation from around the world together in one place.
Closing Gala - The Best of the Fest
This is your last chance to see these films before the curtain comes down on another glorious LIAF.
LIAF: Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas
LIAF is extremely excited to present the very first screening worldwide of the brand new family favourite TV series Shaun the Sheep in a forthcoming half-hour Christmas Special.
Junk Head is an expansive stop-motion sci-fi action thriller, meticulously styled and set in a dark and perilous universe that harbours surprises around every corner.
Marvellous Animations for 8–14 year-olds
These 11 films from 10 different countries have been chosen especially for children aged 8 and upwards and include themes such as otherness, friendship and tolerance.
The Wondrous Realities of Andrew and Eden Kötting
Andrew and Eden live and work between Hastings and the French Pyrenees. Eden is Andrew’s daughter and was born in 1988 with Jouberts Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Family Film Club: Amazing Animations for 0-7 year-olds
Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. This carefully chosen programme for our littlest audience contains short animated films, full of joy, from all around the world.
British Showcase + Filmmaker introduction
Check the pulse of the British animation scene, meet many of the filmmakers and see the films that'll take British animation to the world.
Opening night: Figures in Focus - Up Yours!
In homage to the work Oh Bondage Up Yours! by punk pioneer Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex, this programme sends a message to revolt against the subjugation that women face in society.