Allan Holly awarded Best in Show for ‘Coda’; Daniel Savage’s ‘Helium Harvey’ wins prize in the Animation for Kids category.
The eleventh annual Animation Block Party concluded on Sunday, July 27th at BAMcinématek. This summer’s festival broke ABP audience records. Nearly 5,000 animation fans attended Opening Night on the Hudson River. The remaining three days of festival programs were consistently packed and often sold out.
Winners of the Animation Block Party 2014 Juried Awards are:
Best In Show: Coda - Alan Holly / Ireland
Original Design: Deep Squeeze - Ingo Raschka / NYC
Computer Animation: Harald - Moritz Schneider & Alexandra Stautmeister / Germany
Experimental Film: Cruising - Zachary Zezima / Los Angeles
Music Video: Lumberjacked - Joel Mackenzie / Canada
Narrative Short: Confusion Thru Sand - Ornana Films & Danny Madden / CA + NY
Student Film: The Divide - Brent Sievers / RISD
Minute Movie: A Tale of Momentum & Inertia - Kameron Gates / Laika Studios
Animation For Kids: Helium Harvey - Daniel Savage / Brooklyn
Audience Award: Papa - Natalie LaBarre / SVA
Source: Animation Block Party
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.