Animation Summer Zine!

This September 20th, the Animation Block Party and Malt Adult will release a most excellent summer zine featuring the art, designs and essays of animation festival participants, attendees and fans… anyone can submit creative work using the theme of “SUMMER.”

Summer zine submissions are open from June 21-July 31, 2019!

The FREE animation summer zine will be released at the Animation Block Party Opening Night Celebration at DSK Brooklyn on September 20th!!!

The submission guidelines are as follows:

  1. Please keep file specs of “SUMMER” themed creative work within 5.5" x 8.5" inches or less. 4.25 x 2.75 is also an acceptable submission size if preferred.

  2. Please email final “SUMMER” images as 300 dpi TIFF, JPEG or EPS files, text may be copied and pasted into the body of email entry.

  3. Files may be in color or black and white, preferably CMYK, but RGB also works.

  4. Please send art, design and essay submissions to:

Animation Block Alumni Showcase – Official Program at Rooftop Films.

Official Film Listing for Animation Block Party Alumni Screening on June 21, 2019:

Animation Block Party returns to Rooftop Films for an awesome first day of summer alumni event on Friday, June 21 at Industry City, located at 51 35th St., Sunset Park, Brooklyn!

*films listed in alphabetical order*

Avarya (Gökalp Gönen / Turkey / 20 min)

Trapped in a spaceship in the hope of finding a new habitable planet. North American Premiere*

Charles Darwin, Family Man (Directed by Steven Kraus, Animated by Joy Buran & Noelle Melody / NY / 2 min)

Meet Mr. Darwin, his loving wife Emma and their darling yet accident-prone daughter Winnie.

Flex Calibur (Bob Fox, Chris Burns, Gary Doodles & Tommy Sica / NY / 7 min)

Flex Calibur lived like a rock star, and now he's rocking in Hell!

Floreana (Lou Morton / Denmark & California / 4 min)

On a remote island in the future, people are training for an important mission.

Grandma’s Cats: Pizza Delivery Disaster (Danica Perry / California / 2 min)

More fun with those sneaky cats courtesy of DreamWorksTV.

Octane (Jeron Braxton / NYC/ 6 min)

A man must race thru hell and back to get what he wants.

Phantom 52 (Geoff Marslett / Texas, PA, CO / 8 min)

Calling out on his CB radio, a trucker waits for a reply that never comes.

Pine High (Created by Rob Bohn & Produced by Nate Milton / US / 7 min)

A colorful portrayal of what suburban teenage life looks like from the other side of normal.

Popcorn (Frank Moser & Paul Terry / NY, Terrytoons / 5:40 min)

New restoration of 1931 county fair short via Terrytoons courtesy of historian Jerry Beck’s private collection.

Rose Quartz/Fulton Street by La Dispute (Sarah Schmidt / Columbus, OH / 5:46 min)

Animated music video from the La Dispute album Panorama.

Too Loud: Bad Gurlz (Nico Colaleo / California / 5 min)

DreamWorksTV exclusive premiere meetup with the local bad gurlz, Spud and Wedge.

Under Covers (Michaela Olsen / Brooklyn / 7 min)

The night of a lunar eclipse, uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small town.

Tickets and information at:


Animation Block Party Alumni Showcase at Rooftop Films!!!

Friday, June 21 at Industry City, 51 35th St., Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

8:00 PM - Doors Open
8:30 PM - Live Music
9:00 PM - Films Begin
10:30 PM - Q&A
11:00 PM - After-Party


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.