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Animation Block Party Announces 2017 Winners

Brooklyn’s 14th annual Animation Block Party wrapped up over the weekend, revealing the must-see shorts that earned awards. The 2017 Best in Show winner is My Man (Octopus) from French ... 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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AUCTION: Bonhams & TCM Present an Important Animation Art Collection Make sure your checkbook is handy June 5 for this amazing assortment of Disney pieces going up for bid in New ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Dates 2017 Edition

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party is preparing to take to the burrough’s Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek once again in 2017. The 14th annual festival will take place July 27-30, ... Continue Reading →
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Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films Presents ‘Dark Toons’

Next Thursday, July 7, Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films will present its annual Dark Toons program at Industry City in Sunset Park. The opposite of Saturday morning cartoons, the films ... 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 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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Rooftop Screens ‘Dark Toons’ May 31

Rooftop Films is looking to blow Brooklyners’ minds with Dark Toons, a screening of animated shorts using a variety of techniques to create everything from optical illusions to ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Perspective: On the Roof

Rooftop Films is an outdoor screening series that runs in NYC from June through September every year. They were founded in 1997 and have become an essential syndicate in the New York ... Continue Reading →