Animation Block Party Announces 2012 Summerfest Program
New York -- The ninth annual Animation Block Party will run July 27-29, 2012 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek. Only in Brooklyn, NY, Animation Block Party is the largest animation festival on the East Coast, dedicated to screening the world's best professional, student and independent work of all genres.
Tickets will be on sale at the doors to each event, but you can also buy in advance at links below to ensure a seat. All-Access ABP Weekend Passes are available via BAMcinématek, including admission to Saturday night party in the BAMcafé. In the event of rain, all outdoor events will take place indoors at the same location.
ABP July 27th
ABP 2012 opens on Friday, July 27th at Rooftop Films, located at the Automotive High School -- 50 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg. Brooklyn NY 11222.
The evening will feature live music followed by an outdoor simulcast (two big screens) on both lawns at Automotive High, featuring international cartoons, exceptional student films, world premieres and visually stunning shorts.
Doors to ABP @ Rooftop Films on July 27th will open at 8pm for live-music and the ABP screenings will start around 9pm. There will be an intermission after The People Who Never Stop.
ABP 2012 Intro (Dane Smith / Brooklyn / 30 seconds)
Why Do We Put Up With Them (David Chai / CA / 2:29 min)
Turning A Corner (David Levy / Brooklyn / 4:45 min)
Leonard (Michelle Brost / MCAD / 2:47 min)
Das Haus (The House) (David Buob / Denmark / 6:33 min)
Nightingales in December (Theodore Ushev / Canada / 2:56 min)
Rousseau and the Salmon Man (Rob Munday / UK / 5:48 min)
Robots of Brixton (Kibwe Tavares / UK / 5:24 min)
The Natural Order of Things (Sarah Beeby / Royal College of Art / 5:48 min)
The People Who Never Stop (Florian Piento / Tokyo / 3:29 min)
Alphabet Aerobics (Katy Warner / Oakland, CA – Mills College / 2:14 min)
Threadbare (Brett Underhill / NYU / 4:38 min)
Re-collection (Nicholas Kallincos / Australia / 3:31 min)
The Deep Dark (Laura Heit / Los Angeles / 6:54 min)
Silenziosa Mente (Alessia Travaglini / Milano, Italy / 5:15 min)
Old Man (Leah Shore / Brooklyn / 4:59 min)
In Dreams (Samuel Blain / London / 3:56 min)
Well, well, well (Michael Ribeiro / Mass Art / 1:39 min)
Places Other People Have Lived (Laura Emel Yilmaz / CA / 6:52 min)
ABP 2012 Outro (Courtney Amber / Long Island, NY / 30 seconds)
ABP July 28th
Animation Block Party continues on Saturday, July 28th at BAMcinématek located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY 11217.
On Saturday, July 28th – there will be an ABP Animation and Art Trade Show at BAMcinématek. Festival movie tickets must be purchased, but the Saturday ABP expo is 100% free, open to the public and will run from 12pm-8pm.
Trade show attendees will include Sakura color products, Lush Comics, Greenlight Bookstore, By Brooklyn, Maorinette, Green Mountain Energy, NY Bike Jumble, Stop Motion in New York (SMNY) plus numerous craft-makers and independent vendors.