The 2019 Animation Block Party brought the bright lights of the international animation scene to Brooklyn this weekend, and wrapped up by awarding prizes to this year’s stand-out competition selections.
The 2019 ABP winners are:
Student Film: God of Chaos, Maddie Brewer (RISD)
A mysterious cult performs an ancient ceremony… inviting an otherworldly power into their earthly realm.
Original Design: The Hole, Will Kim (California)
A mother bird searches for her baby son that fails to fly and accidentally falls into a hole.
Best in Show: Home Away 3000, Héloïse Pétel & Philippe Baranzini (France)
After crashing on an unknown planet, a space traveller begins repairing his spaceship.
Animation for Kids: The Bird and the Whale, Carol Freeman (Ireland)
The latest from Paper Panther, a young whale separated from his family discovers a caged bird.
Audience Award: Eli, Nate Milton (NYC)
Within the filmmaker’s personal realms of High Strangeness, Magical Thinking and Manic Delusion.
Learn more at www.animationblock.com.