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Animation Block to Host Frederator Showcase May 8

Animation Block presents an inside look at the career of Frederator’s Fred Seibert followed by a Q&A session with Seibert and select filmmakers at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday, May 8.

The eleventh annual Animation Block Party film festival is still a few months away, but in the meantime Animation Block will be hosting a special showcase event featuring Frederator’s Fred Seibert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

On Thursday, May 8, Animation Block presents this inside look at the career of Fred Seibert, the most prolific animation producer of the past 25 years. Seibert was MTV's first creative director and worked as president of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon studio in the early 90s. He established Frederator Studios in 1998, whose cartoon hits include Adventure Time, My Life as a Teenage Robot, The Fairly Odd Parents, Powerpuff Girls, and Dexter’s Laboratory. 

Part of BAMcinématek, highlights from the night will include the first Adventure Time pilot, the first Larry & Steve cartoon, and more. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Fred Seibert and select filmmakers.

Animation Block Presents Frederator
Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas

Run Time: 65 minutes
General Admission: $13
Cinema Club Members: $8 (Movie Moguls free)
Students/Seniors:  $10 (Students 29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)

ABP 2014 is open for festival submissions until June 2nd:

Animation Block Party 2014 July 24-27, 2014 only in Brooklyn.

Source: Animation Block

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.