Crazy, scary, confounding – here’s this year’s collection of the weirdest films submitted to LIAF 2015 – bundled up as the annual collection of Late Night Bizarre.
Expect Andy Warhol, death and lust, exploding balloon people, dead cats, alcoholic centaurs and the most terrifying ambulance ride you have ever been on.
Tickets for this LIAF classic also get you into a brand-new UK Animation treat that we’re very proud to present featuring Chris Shepherd & Becky and Joe!
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Master Blaster (Sawako Kabuki, Japan)
A girl would like to be together forever with her sweetheart. Emotions start swirling. Yearning, possessiveness, jealousy, and guilt.
Arts + Crafts Spectacular #3 (Wolf & Ritterskamp, Germany)
Amanda Lear narrates the latest stop-motion masterpiece from Wolf and Ritterskamp – their personal take on the shooting of Andy Warhol by Valerie Solanas back in 1968.
I Am Glad We Can Be Honest About This (Alexander Gellner, Germany)
Murder! Vengeance! Lust! Truth and loyalty! – shifting from saccharine song and dance to violent outburst in the blink of an eye, a kaleidoscopic journey through the lives of a dysfunctional family.
Bump Classique (Ben Wheele, UK)
Creepy balloon people and a large pin are a recipe for fun, but please don’t explode!
Lesley The Pony Has An A+ Day (Christian Larrave, USA)
Lesley the Pony goes on a fun-filled adventure through the town of Merryville making lasting memories with his friend, The Duke.
The Uncustomary Occurrence (Ian Zell, USA)
Tired of being picked on, a lonely child summons up a demon for company and protection.
Post Industrial (Boris Pramatarov, Bulgaria)
Eleven floors of thoughts held tight by iron brackets.
Crack House (Martinus Klemet, Estonia)
Who said there were only 101 ways to use a dead cat? New options emerge as the technology gets better – but first you start by nailing it down.
Creosote (Chris Sickels, USA)
A stranded car leaves its driver scanning the horizon for help. He finds a centaur with a drinking problem who offers a unique repair in exchange for a favour.
Pupa (John J H Lee, Canada)
Puberty shouldn’t be like this!
Beautiful (Woo Jin, South Korea)
Imagine taking the strangest surrealist artist’s imagination, plugging it into an animating machine, mainlining concentrated caffeine directly into its cortex, electrocuting it and making it draw stuff!
That’s Not Supposed to Happen (Rory Kerr, Ireland)
Love, hate, values, manipulation, cause and effect, extra-terrestrial life and Madonna – all addressed by two aliens in under four minutes.
Splintertime (Rosto, Netherlands)
The latest monstrous masterpiece from the Baron of Bizarro, the maestro of mayhem – Rosto. Thee Wreckers, at their ghoulish best, smoke snake and wind up in a nightmarish ambulance ride to freedom or oblivion.