ABP 2018 is open for festival submissions!

Submit your film to the fifteenth annual Animation Block Party in Brooklyn, NY.



ABP 2018 prizes include software from Dragonframe, FlipBook from DigiCel, digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine, art supplies from Sakura, etc... PLUS all jury award winners will receive Harmony Essentials and Storyboard Pro licenses from Toon Boom!

Full festival lineup for 15th annual Animation Block Party lineup announcement date is June 25, 2018 at animationblock.com.

The 15th annual Animation Block Party is July 26 — July 29, 2018.

Toon Boom celebrates the 15th annual Animation Block Party!

Toon Boom will be offering exceptional prizes to the eight winners of the 15th annual Animation Block Party in July of 2018!

In celebration of 15 years of Animation Block Party, all fest jury award winners will receive Harmony Essentials licenses AND Storyboard Pro licenses from Toon Boom!



Animation Block Party 2017 - Jury Award Winners.


Best In Show: My Man (Octopus) by Stéphanie Cadoret (France)

Original Design: Running Lights – Gediminas Siaulys (Lithuania)

Experimental Film: NSFWhale – Nathan Campbell (San Francisco)

Narrative Short: Outside Hearing In – Dylan Reitz & Savannah Winchester (NYC)

Student Film: Nueva Vida – Jonathan Seligson (CalArts)

Minute Movie: disillusionment of 10 point font – Greg Condon (NYC)

Animation For Kids: DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver – Kjell Boersma (Toronto)

Audience Award: Bluehilda - James Sugrue (Titmouse)

ABP 2017 - Free Panel Discussions.


1030am - Doors open to public...
1045am - Taylor Armstrong hosts conversation w/animators: James Sugrue, Louis Morton, Rebecca Moy, Dylan Reitz & Savannah Winchester.
1115am - software demo with Jamie Caliri from Dragonframe.
12pm - Tommy Stathes talks early animation studio history with David Gerstein, Charlie Judkins, Thad Komorowski and Steve Stanchfield.
1230pm - Animation in modern advertising with Joe Burrascano from Aardman Nathan Love, Tom Brown from Psyop, Barbara Benas from Exit 73 Studios & Sarah Schmidt from Malt Adult hosted by Leah Shore.


1030am - doors open to public...
1045am - conversation with animators: Ty Primosch, K-J Mathieson, Rogerio Boechat, Brian Giovanni and Alisa Stern.
1115am - conversation with animators: Marcel Saleta, Caroline Torres and Emily Friend Roberts.
12pm - conversation with animators: James Turner, Tess Martin, Steve West and Julian Glander.
1230pm - Live "Rubber Onion Podcast" with Lizzi Akana, Noelle Melody & Joy Buran.

Free at the Brooklyn Downtown Holiday Inn
Located at 300 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th only**