Since the premiere of the first official ABP film festival on September 9th 2004, the NYC based Animation Block Party is dedicated to exhibiting the world’s best independent, professional and student animation. The seventh annual Animation Block Party was July 30-August 1, 2010 in Brooklyn, NY at Rooftop Films and Bam Cinematek.

Award winners of Animation Block Party 2010:

Best in Show: Old Fangs – Adrien Merigeau, Ireland

Original Design: Paper Daydream – Jun Iwakawa, United Kingdom

Computer Animation: Urs – Moritz Mayerhofer, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Experimental: Pink Spray Paint – Carly White, ENSAD, France

Music Video: Spacious Thoughts – Fluorescent Hill, Montreal, Canada

Narrative Short: Bygone Behemoth – Harry Chaskin, California

Student Film: Always Only Ever – Barbara Benas – CCAD

Minute or Under: How to Lose Weight in 60 Seconds – Dave Carter, Australia

Documentary: Perista – Kim Weiner, RISD

Audience Award: Death Buy Lemonade – Kyu-bum Lee – Sheridan

Prize jury included Amid Amidi of Cartoon Brew, Rachel Simon of World Leaders Entertainment, Dave Schlafman of CloudKid and Ramin Zahed of Animation Magazine.

 

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