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Walerian Borowczyk, the Avant-garde Animator

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:32:21 +0000

Before turning to his erotic fantasies, the Polish director was an inventive animator. Feature by Lovely Jon



Flatpack 2013 Round Up

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:05:33 +0000

Flatpack continues to be a place for discovery and full of treasures that share the same quality of unpredictability. Festival Report by Eleanor McKeown



Rarg

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:24:48 +0000

Tony Collingwood’s 23-minute animation Rarg (1988) is a charming ode to sleep, dreaming and the subconscious mind. Feature by Eleanor McKeown



London International Animation Festival 2012

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:50:42 +0000

This year sees a special focus on Japanese animation with a retrospective of filmmaker Koji Yamamura and special screening of Keita Kurosaka’s apocalyptic Midori-Ko. Festival preview by Eleanor McKeown



Flatpack 2012: Magic Lanterns, Icebooks and Slow Boats

Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:12:17 +0000

For the past three years, Flatpack Festival has acted as my annual spring clean; a blast of inspiration that blows mental cobwebs away. Festival report by Eleanor McKeown



Dirty Diaries

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:43:28 +0000

Why were people queuing round the block of the Horse Hospital to get in on returns when Club Des Femmes screened Dirty Diaries, a collection of feminist porn shorts? Feature by Lisa Williams



London Short Film Festival 2012: Preview

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:10:40 +0000

On January 6, the London Short Film Festival returns to the city's cinemas with a selection of offbeat delights ranging from eccentric animation to feminist porn. Preview by Eleanor McKeown



Lipsett Diaries: A Tormented Life Animated

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:49:38 +0000

Composed of hundreds of acrylic paintings, the film's animation is intense and extremely delicate, borrowing from the visceral style of Francis Bacon and Goya's later paintings and occasionally nodding to Pop Art. Feature by Eleanor McKeown



Al Jarnow: Navigations through Time and Light

Thu, 19 May 2011 13:39:46 +0000

American artist Al Jarnow started out as something of an accidental animator. Feature by Eleanor McKeown



Deadly Role Reversals: Birds Eye View’s Horror Shorts

Thu, 31 Mar 2011 08:54:49 +0000

As part of its focus on girls who do gore, the Birds Eye View Film Festival programmed a selection of new horror shorts by female filmmakers. Feature by Eleanor McKeown