The tenth annual Animation Block Party, taking place in Brooklyn from July 25 to 28, issues a call for entries.
Animation Block Party is now opened for festival submissions until May 31, 2013. Prizes include software from Toon Boom, Digicel FlipBook, Dragonframe 3.0, designer bags from Crumpler, art supplies from Sakura, ABP DVDs, T-Shirts and a special ABP Production Grant for the winner of Best Student Film.
Submission info at: http://animationblock.com/submit.php
The Animation Block Party 2013 Prize Jury is Jerry Beck, Animation Historian at Cartoon Research. Carrie Miller, Network Manager at Frederator Studios. Devin Clark, Creator of Ugly Americans on Comedy Central. Scout Raskin, Animation Acquisitions Manager at ShadowMachine.
ABP 2013 will exhibit nearly 100 short films in competition alongside numerous special programs including a screening of Beavis and Butt-head Do America in 35mm, a rare showing of Secret of NIMH and silent shorts from Tom Stathes’ Cartoons On Film.
This summer’s ABP Opening Night will take place at The Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday, July 25th. Animation Block Party 2013 Opening Night will feature two amazing bands, standup comedy, studio cartoon highlights and much more…
ABP festival weekend will continue with an outdoor screening at Rooftop Films on July 26th followed by ten individual animation programs on July 27th and 28th at The Brooklyn Academy of Music. After parties will follow all late evening screenings.
Source: Animation Block Party
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.