Animation Block Party 2006

July 22-24, 2006 - over 1000 animation fans and filmmakers attended Animation Block Party's third annual summer festival. ABP 2006 opened at Rooftop Films on July 22nd. Galapagos Art Space hosted the second day of ABP summerfest on July 23, featuring a rare Animation Survivors Panel followed by sponsored open-bar from Autodesk, and 80 minutes of experimental films, music videos and student works. ABP 2006 closed its doors on July 24 with an evening at BAMCinematek that highlighted the best narrative shorts of the fest.


Winners 2006:

Best In Show
The Wraith of Cobble Hill / Adam Parrish King / Los Angeles, CA
Original Design
Coburn / Anton Bogaty / Seattle
Computer Animation Moongirl / Henry Selick / Portland
Experimental Film Colour Bars / Timothy Moore / Toronto
Music Video Don't Fuck with Love / Rachel McIntosh and Jim Starace / Brooklyn
Narrative Short Guide Dog / Bill Plympton / NYC
Student Film Reflection of Self / Becki Halloway / SCAD
Minute Movie Fowl Play / Tyler Schroeder / Canada
Documentary Short McLaren's Negatives / Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre / Montreal
Audience Award Unfair / Ian Jones-Quartey / NYC


FRIDAY full program

JULY 22, 2006

Animation Block Party opens on Friday July 22nd at Rooftop Films at Automotive High School, 50 Bedford Ave, between N. 12th and Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In the event of rain the show is indoors at the same location.

Buy Advance Tickets Here for July 27.

8:00 pm – Musical Performance by Vic Thrill and the Saturn Missle.

9:00 pm – Screening Begins

  • ABP Blocks Intro - David Schlafman
  • Guide Dog - Bill Plympton
  • Hyperactive Ingredients - Trevor Piecham
  • The Day The Dog Dressed Like Dad - Eric Rothman
  • Don't Fuck With Love -Rachel McIntosh and Jim Starace
  • Game Night - Beth Murphy
  • Blooming and Bustling - Garrett Koeppicus
  • Dealing With Women - Julia Vickerman
  • Learn to Juggle in 5 Easy Shirts - Greg Condon
  • The Proiector Incident - Casey Safron
  • Men, Women and Capitalism - Yusuke Murakami
  • Earthman - Taylor Freshley


  • A Nuestros Muertos - Sebastian Hernandez
  • Reflection of Self - Becki Holloway
  • Spasin Out - Aaron Brewer
  • Temerario - Carl Zitelmann
  • Departing Once Again - Scptt Balles
  • Anxiety Invention - Meredith Root
  • Stop Being So Sexy Adam - Adam Martin
  • Fried Ham - David Johnson
  • Fowl Play - Tyler Schroeder
  • Mary Kate and Ashley Conquer the Bedbugs - Tim Reardon
  • Pedro Garcia - Aaron Wertheimer
  • The Little Creek - Daisy Edwards
  • Unfair - Ian Jones-Quartey
  • ABP Outro - Aaron Hughes

The after party will run from 11pm-1am at Matchless at 557 Manhattan Ave, on the corner of Driggs ave. and Manhattan Ave.featuring free beer.

SATURDAY full program

JULY 23, 2006

Galapagos Art Space hosted the second day of ABP summerfest on July 23, featuring a rare Animation Survivors Panel, where Howard Beckerman, Irra Verbitsky, Doug Crane and Don Duga spoke about the genesis of the NYC animation experience. This panel was followed by an sponsored open-bar by fest supporter, Autodesk, and 80 minutes of experimental films, music videos and student works.

Doors at 8pm

Animation Block at galapagos

  • Forfeit to A.D.D. - Stieg Retlin
  • Tinnitus - Zero
  • Copenhagen Cycles - Eric Dyer
  • The Wall - Eva Cviianovic
  • Giocattoli Futuristi - Claudio Castelli
  • Little Red Riding Hood - Aaron Harmon
  • Octave - Emily Hubley
  • Colour Bars - Timothy Moore
  • Siniestro - Beatrix Ramos, Miguel Villalobos, Peter Sluszka
  • Bastard Wants to Hit Me - Aaron Sorenson
  • Coburn - Anton Bogaty
  • Robot Boy - Scott Dodson
  • Bubblecraft - Geoff Marslett
  • i the being - Purva Mande
  • Bicycle Messengers - Joshua Frankel
  • The Heart Collector - Michael Fallik
  • See To Sea - Don Duga

sunday full program

july 24, 2006

Animation Block Party concludes at Bam Cinematek at The Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY with some of the world's best narrative animated shorts with mix of professional, independent and top student films. The BAM screenings will be at 6:50 and 9:15 screening at BAM. The 6:50 screening will be preceded by a short introductory discussion with participating filmmakers.

6:50pm and 9:15pm

Animation block at BAM

  • The Interview - Irra Verbitsky
  • Bo - Sinem Sakaoglu
  • Memories of Fantasies Forgotten - Meg McGrath
  • Imago - Cedric Babouche
  • Mozart McFiddle - Brittney Lee
  • Moongirl - Henry Selick
  • Sideshow - Lisa LaBracio
  • The Wraith of Cobble Hill - Adam Parrish King
  • No Time - Jeff Scher
  • Illusion Profusion - Tom Eaton
  • Lemmings - Ron Fleischer
  • The Mustache Contest - Mike Hollingsworth
  • Sasha - Jackie LaRosa
  • i the being - Purva Mande
  • McLaren's Negatives - Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre

The after party will begin at 9:00pm, just blocks away at Moe's Bar and Lounge on 80 Lafayette Ave Brooklyn, NY.