The eighth annual Animation Block Party held July 29-July 31, 2011 in Brooklyn at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek announced the juried award winners from its lineup of 97 films.
The Eagleman Stag from UK filmmaker Mike Please about a man’s obsession with his quickening perception of time, took the top prize ‘Best in Show.
The complete list of 2011 Animation Block Party winners are:
Best in Show: The Eagleman Stag – Mikey Please / United Kingdom
Original Design: The Wonder Hospital – Beomsik Shimbe Shim / Los Angeles
Computer Animation: Meu Medo – Murilo Hauser / Brazil
Experimental Film: Terra Firma – Ted Wiggin / RISD
Music Video: Reloaded – Marieke Verbiesen / Norway
Narrative Short: The Quiet Life – Timothy Hittle / San Francisco
Student Film: Metro – Jake Wyatt / BYU
Minute or Under: Bleu – Mike Bentz / Sarah Lawrence
Animation for Kids: Bridge – Ting Chian Tey / Academy of Art
Audience Award: Craft – Mari Jaye Blanchard / Brooklyn
ABP jury included Emily Carmichael, Mike Hollingsworth, Lisa Crafts and Max Winston.