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News Bytes: Rick & Morty Visit the Ponyverse; NFB Shorts, ‘Yoko’ in China; Snoop Leads Sci-Fi Indie & More!

Rick and Morty Made a Bizarre Appearance on ‘My Little Pony’ Two very intense animation fandoms have collided in a recent episode of Friendship Is Magic “Grannies Gone Wild” ... Continue Reading →
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Third Beastly Bards Short Premiering at TIFF

Canadian studio TOGETHER: Words + Pictures for Art and Culture announces that the third installment of its “Beastly Bards” series of animated shorts, The Ballad of Immortal Joe, ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Premiering ‘BAM’ at TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada will return to the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 10-20) this year with an impressive lineup of features and shorts, including the world ... 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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ABP Perspective: Brooklyn Academy of Music Connection

Based on the success of the first Animation Block Party, I knew that we needed a more distinctive venue and got in touch with the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Founded in 1861, BAM is ... Continue Reading →