Animation Block Party

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Animation Block Party
SINCE: 2004
WHERE: Brooklyn, New York, USA
WEBSITE: www.animationblock.com/
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Some call it punk rock, some call it grass roots, but labels aside – NYC based Animation Block Party is the premier animation festival of the East Coast.Since the first official ABP film festival on September 9th, 2004 – thousands of filmmakers have submitted their animated shorts and screened them at the yearly festival.

Official Lineup Released for the 2014 Animation Block Party film festival

Official Lineup Released for the 2014 Animation Block Party film festival

animation block party film festival brooklyn ny lineup 2014

The official lineup is now available online for the eleventh annual Animation Block Party film festival taking place July 24-27 2014 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in Brooklyn, NYC. This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night
at Arts Brookfield, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day – plus a 35mm screening of the classic film, SpaceJam at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Animation Block Party 2013 Announces its Winners

Animation Block Party 2013 Announces its Winners

HISTORY OF PETS - Kris Genijn / NetherlandsHISTORY OF PETS – Kris Genijn / Netherlands

The 10th annual Animation Block Party was held at The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in Brooklyn New York from July 25-28, 2013. Held anually since 2004, filmmakers of all genres have screened some of the best independent, professional and student animation shorts. This year was described by the festival as a record-breaking summer with over 4000 in total attendance and multiple sold out screenings. The festival announced the complete list of winners of 2013 Animation Block Party, with HISTORY OF PETS directed by Kris Genijn of Netherlands winning the top prize Best In Show.

Animation Block Party’s 10th Annual Animation Festival July 25-28 in Brooklyn, NY

Animation Block Party’s 10th Annual Animation Festival July 25-28 in Brooklyn, NY

Animation Block Party’s tenth annual animation festival will be held July 25 thru 28, 2013 in Brooklyn. The festival is currently accepting filmmaker submissions until May 31,2013. ABP 2013 will exhibit nearly 100 short films in competition alongside numerous special programs including a screening of Beavis and Butt-head Do America in 35mm, a rare showing of Secret of NIMH and silent shorts fromTom Stathes’ Cartoons On Film.

Animation Block Party 2011 Winners

Animation Block Party 2011 Winners

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 […]

8th Animation Block Party to run July 29-31 in Brooklyn, NY

8th Animation Block Party to run July 29-31 in Brooklyn, NY

The eighth annual Animation Block Party will run July 29-31 at Rooftop Films and Bam Cinematek, only in Brooklyn, NY. Animation Block Party is the largest animation festival on the East Coast, dedicated to screening the world’s best professional, student and independent work of all genres. ABP 2011 opens on Friday, July 29th at Rooftop Films, with live music, followed by an outdoor simulcast screening of world premieres, international cartoons, exceptional student films and fan […]

Animation Block Party 2010 Winners

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, […]