Animation Block Party (Short Films)
Short Film Program
$13 online or at the door
Friday Jul 26, 2013
8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music
9:00PMFilm Begins
11:30PMAfter-party at Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave. @ Driggs) courtesy of Red Stripe
NO REFUNDS. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL BE MOVED INDOORS. PLEASE VISIT WWW.ROOFTOPFILMS.COM FOR RAIN DETAILS. SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED.

VENUE
Greenpoint High School For Engineering and Automotive Technology (Formerly Automotive High School)
(on the lawn)
On The Lawn
Williamsburg
50 Bedford Ave. at North 13th St., Brooklyn, NY 11222
L to Bedford Ave. or G to Nassau Ave.

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Some call it punk rock, some call it grass roots, but labels aside: New York City-based Animation Block Party is the premier animation festival of the East Coast.


Now celebrating its 10th year, the Animation Block Party will take place July 25-28, 2013, only in Brooklyn, with screenings at Rooftop Films and BAM Cinematek. ABP is dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world's best independent, professional and student animation, including the premieres of first-time filmmakers and the highlights of award-winning veterans. For more information, visit: www.animationblock.com.


THE FILMS

ABP 2013 Intro (Taylor Armstrong | Chicago | 1 min.)
An animator gets his fest submission ready in the 2013 ABP fest intro bumper.

Spacetime Fabric Softener (Ryan Mauskopf | NYC | 4 min.)
A cosmonaut discovers a psychedelic wormhole in the deepest reaches of space.

The Hungry Boy (Cem Kurtulus and Jake Nelson | Brooklyn | 5 min.)
In order to find his way to the family supper, a boy lives a whole life in seconds.

Wolf Within (Alex Horan | Mass Art | 10 min.)
A father prepares his son for a world without him.

Sidewalk (Celia Bullwinkel | Brooklyn | 4 min.)
A woman’s journey to confront her changing body and learn to love herself.

Loud Boy (Amy Lee | CalArts | 4 min.)
Memories are triggered as a young woman shares her experience of adolescence.

Kalte (Guilt) (Reda Bartkute | Lithuania | 5 min.)
A lonely fox desires to isolate herself from the outer world.

Bridge Wish Love (Jonathan Hance | Brooklyn | 3 min.)
A couple's attempt to display their love on the Brooklyn Bridge turns into an argument.

Passer Passer (Louis Morton | USC | 4 min.)
An animated city symphony celebrates the hidden world of background noise.

Elk Grass (Abbey Luck | Brooklyn | 3 min.)
The spirit of Elk Mountain calls to a wandering elk cow.

Swift (H. Kristen Campbell | Emily Carr University | 5 min.)
Fia wants to traverse the forest, but it seems everything is moving so much faster than her.

Stoplight (Simon Wilches-Castro | USC | 3 min.)
Under the lights of a Colombian stoplight a beautiful circus act becomes a freak show.

Feral (Daniel Sousa | RISD | 13 min.)
A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization.

Umbrellacorn (Stephen Neary | Blue Sky Studios | 4 min.)
A 2D computer animated short about a unicorn that has an umbrella for a horn.

I Am Tom Moody (Ainslie Henderson | UK | 7 min.)
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.

ABP 2013 Outro (Greg Condon | Brooklyn | 1 min.)
Watch the seasons change in this 2013 outro bumper.

MUSIC

People’s Champs
"Mixing experimental rock and soul with African and Latin beats, People's Champs are quickly establishing themselves as one of Brooklyn's freshest new bands. Led by trombonist Alex Asher and featuring lead vocals by diva-on-the-rise Cole Williams, People's Champs mash 80s electro-accordion riffs, tasty neo-soul vocals and gritty drum grooves to create a sound that’s equal parts Gorillaz, Michael Jackson, Fela Kuti and Ornette Coleman." - Mercury Lounge NYC

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