Animation Block Party Alumni Show!

Get ready for Animation Block Party season as the Brooklyn festival will return this June 21st for a special First Day of Summer Alumni screening with Rooftop Films!

Please stay tuned for program announcements leading up to the Friday, June 21st alumni event...

ABP 2018 - Jury Award Winners!

Animation Block Party 2018 Jury Award Winners:

Best In Show: Space Between Stars - Samuel W. Bradley / Canada

Original Design: Pure Vida - Nata Metlukh / Estonia

Experimental Film: Sparky - xinbaonuzi / China

Narrative Short: An Island - Rory Byrne / Ireland

Student Film: Opening Night - Margaret Bialis / DePaul

Minute Movie: Weird Movies - Felipe DiPoi / Brooklyn

Animation For Kids: Moth’s Cafe - Jackie Synder / SVA

Audience Award: Starlight - Tyler Thompson / USC


Animation Block Party - Ltd. Edition Shirts via Brooklyn Cloth*

To commemorate the 15th annual Animation Block Party film festival, Brooklyn Cloth has collaborated with ABP to create and design an exclusive T-shirt.

Now available at the following link:

Tee details include graphics on the front, crew neck, short sleeves and modern fit.

60% Cotton & 40% Polyester
Machine Wash

Brooklyn Cloth is a lifestyle brand inspired by the energetic surf and skate scene in all five boroughs of New York City. Laid back and comfortable, their clothing appeals to the fashion forward thinker, as well as the "get up and go" individual.

ABP 2018 - Feature Film Exclusives!


Feature film presentations at Animation Block Party 2018 include:

Mad Monster Party (Directed by Jules Bass | 1967)

MFKZ (Directed by Shōjirō Nishimi & Guillaume Renard | 2017)

Pokemon V: Heroes (Directed by Kunihiko Yuyama | 2002)

PINGU at Animation Block Party!

An episode from the new series of Pingu (=Pingu in the City) will be appearing at the Animation Block Party 2018 Opening Night Celebration on Thursday, July 26!

The globally adored, Swiss-born character 'Pingu' is a charming and cheeky young penguin who is always up to mischief, getting himself into comical situations in the snowy world in which he lives. Created in 1986 by Swiss filmmaker, Otmar Gutmann.


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