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Animation Block Party Sets 2018 Dates, Opens Submissions

Organizers of Brooklyn’s annual indie toon celebration have announced that the 15th Animation Block Party will run from July 26-29, 2018. ABP ’18 will bring an energetic ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

FNE at Anifilm 2017: France Takes Top Animation Awards Jean-François Laguionie took the top feature prize at Czech Republic’s Anifilm festival for Louise by the Shore, with a special ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Presents GIFoween

Animation Block Party is preparing a special one-night event to celebrate the spookiest of mini-animations with GIFoween. Sponsored by GIPHY, the spine-tingling loops will be on display ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Sets 2016 Dates

Animation Block Party will present its 13th annual edition July 28 to 31, 2016, with screenings and events at Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films and BAMcinematek. Submissions for next year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Pairs Well with Brooklyn Brewery Mash

Beer and film festivals have been best friends forever. Lagers and stouts can be an essential social lubricant to fest-goers over 21, especially if you add doughnuts to the mix. Whenever ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Open for Submissions

Animation Block Party is open for submissions to its 12th annual film, set to run July 30-Aug. 2 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in Brooklyn, N.Y. Submissions are open until June ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Takes Summer Show to Downtown Manhattan

This summer, for the first time in the history of Animation Block Party, opening night will be held in lower Manhattan. The evening is presented by Brookfield Arts and hosted by our ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Plans L.A. Valentine’s Spotlight

This past summer, I had the exciting opportunity to produce a rock show for Animation Block Party. It featured memorable performances from some of my favorite artists: Adam Green, Binki ... Continue Reading →