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Press Release from Animation Block Party
Here is the official program information for Animation Block Party's Seventh Annual Festival. Tickets will be on sale at the doors to each event, but you can also buy them in advance at the links below to ensure a seat. In the event of rain, all outdoor events will take place indoors at the same location. Please check back for updates.
The award jury for the 2010 ABP festival is Amid Amidi of Cartoon Brew, Rachel Simon of World Leaders Entertainment, Dave Schlafman of CloudKid and Ramin Zahed of Animation Magazine.
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE FOR ABP JULY 30, 2010
Animation Block Party opens on Friday, July 30 at Rooftop Films, located at the Automotive High School on 50 Bedford Avenue, between North 12th and Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
The evening will feature live music, followed by an outdoor simulcast screening on both lawns at Automotive High, full of diverse world premieres, international cartoons and fan friendly blips. Doors to Rooftop Films on July 30th will open at 8pm for live-music and the ABP screenings will start between 9pm. There will be a short ten-minute intermission after "Offline."
ABP Rooftop, Opening Night Program:
* ABP 2010 Intro - Mike Hollingsworth, California
* Switch Today PSA - Arjun Rihan, California
* Pinball 12 Reanimated - Abbey Luck, NYC
* Re-Cre-a-tion - Trisha Gum, California
* Heartstrings - Rhiannon Evans, University of Wales Newport
* Haunted Heart - Winona Regan, Cal Arts
* Rusty's Long Journey Home – T. Sean Shannon and Mike Hollingsworth, California
* Zombie Too - Jacob Ospa, NYC
* The Falcon - Scot Hampton, San Francisco
* Patience of the Memory - Vuk Jevremovic, Germany
* Lifeline - Andres Salaff, Cal Arts
* Hubo - Erick Oh, UCLA
* Offline - Tom Gasek, Massachusetts
* Boom-HA - Matt Luckhurst, Canada-NYC
* Urs - Moritz Mayerhofer, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
* Bygone Behemoth - Harry Chaskin, California
* Perista - Kim Weiner, RISD
* The Thomas Beale Cipher - Andrew S. Allen, Seattle
* The Astronomer's Sun - Simon Cartwright and Jessica Cope, United Kingdom
Opening night animation screenings will be followed by an after party at Matchless, located at 557 Manhattan Avenue at Driggs, also in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The after party will feature free beer courtesy of Radeberger and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum.
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE FOR ABP JULY 31, 2010
Animation Block Party continues on Saturday, July 31st at BAMcinématek located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Program One will feature experimental animation, fresh music videos and subversive design works, while Program Two will showcase exceptional student films, professional content and narrative shorts.
ABP Bam Cinématek, Program One (2pm and 6:50pm)
* Huck on the Gowanus - Christina Kelly, NYC
* Bric-A-Brac - Aaron Wendel, SAIC
* The Lift - Rob Kohr, NYC
* Lintscape - Caitlin Craggs – USC
* Flyer - David Sananman, New Jersey
* Conquest - Wojtek Skowron, Germany
* Paper Daydream - Jun Iwakawa, United Kingdom
* Spacious Thoughts - Fluorescent Hill, Montreal, Canada
* DemiUrge Emesis - Voltaire, NYC
* Noesis - Sophie Klevenow - Bristol School of Animation, UK
* Seahorse - Molly Allis, NYC/Boston/CA
* Golem - Joy and Noelle Vaccese, NYC
* House Bunny - Gina Kamentsky, Massachusetts
* Pink Spray Paint - Carly White, ENSAD, France
* Today's Weather - Jessica AM Chen - Cal Arts
* ReSemble - Aaron Thomas, Rochester Institute of Technology
* Mural Morphosis - Brian Campbell, Philadelphia