animation block party is now open for submissions!

Would you like to see your work featured at Animation Block Party? You can submit online through Without A Box. Submission dates and details listed below.

The 16th annual Animation Block Party is September 20-22, 2019.




April 15, 2019

  • Regular: $25 per film

  • Student: $15 per film


May 24, 2019

  • Regular: $30 per film

  • Student: $20 per film


June 28, 2019

  • Regular: $35 per film

  • Student: $25 per film


  • Please follow all rules regarding ABP submission and fees on Withoutabox entry page and email downloadable link of film entry to animationblockparty@gmail.com.

  • You may submit more than one film, but MUST submit a separate entry for each film

  • ABP prizes include software from Dragonframe, FlipBook from DigiCel, digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine, animation art supplies, t-shirts and DVDs. Please check back for prize updates.

  • Full festival lineup for 16th annual Animation Block Party lineup announcement date is July 31, 2019 at animationblock.com

  • The 16th annual Animation Block Party is September 20-22, 2019.


What to send:

  • Email an HD 1920 x 1080 QuickTime in H.264 or Apple ProRes compression to animationblockparty@gmail.com

  • Please use www.wetransfer.com, www.hightail.com or www.sendspace.com, www.dropbox.com or another file sharing website to submit your film

  • To ensure delivery of film entry, please copy and paste the link provided by your file sharing website in body of email cover letter to animationblockparty@gmail.com

  • We DO NOT accept DVD submissions. Digital QuickTime submission is required. Please be sure to label your QuickTime file with a Withoutabox Tracking Number when emailing your submission to animationblockparty@gmail.com

  • Do not send the only copy of your animation. Any materials you send us will not be returned. All works will be transferred to a digital stream for the festival

  • By entering your animation for consideration, you attest that you hold all right to exhibit the given work. You have read, understand, and agree to all Animation Block Party entry guidelines, requirements and legal information


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