Short Film Program

Animation Block Party

Experience the year’s best animated short films at the incomparable Animation Block Party!

$15

Thu Jul 27 8:00 PM

The Films

Rooftop Films is proud to co‐present the opening night of Animation Block Party. Dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world’s best animation by independent, professional and student animators and filmmakers, Animation Block Party is one of the country’s premier animation festivals.

Animation Block 2017 Signal Film

Super 77 | U.S.A. | 1

Teenage animals rock out in a battle of the bands.

Our Wonderful Nature – The Common Chameleon

Tomer Eshed | Germany | 4

The feeding habits of the common cameleon as never seen before

My Man: Octopus

Stephanie Cadoret | France | 9

A young woman comes back home. She gets undressed, puts on her swimsuit, and sinks into the underwater depths of her apartment.

Pittari

Patrick Smith | U.S.A. | 4

A horned creature's cycle of abuse is halted by a stubborn foe.

Kool Keith X MF Doom - Super Hero

Kris Merc and Aardman Nathan Love | U.S.A. | 4

A frantically paced music video. This landmark musical collaboration inspires a visual pop travesty with hypnotic, kaleidoscopic images.

Birdlime

Evan DeRushie | Canada | 11

A portrait of the exotic bird-trade industry.

Summer Camp Island

Julia Pott | U.S.A. | 9

Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog just got dropped off at Summer Camp. Once all the parents leave the island, all of the strangeness lurking beneath the surface starts to come out. Aliens exist, horses become unicorns and there are monsters under the bed.

Cococo

Julian Gallese | Costa Rica | 7

A farmer goes down to the town fair and returns home with a new pet.

Double King

Felix Colgrave | Australia | 10

A film about love and regicide.

Jonas and the Sea

Marlies van der Wel | Netherlands | 12

Jonas and the Sea is an animated short film about a man who casts aside everything in pursuit of his dream. A dream we all share: the quest to find a place we can call home, even if it's underwater.

Cavity

Andrea Reyes | U.S.A. | 2

A 90 second short about a girl who takes a trip to the dentist expecting to get her cavity fixed but ends up with a weird surprise.

Gorillaville - The Quinoa Song

Ron Yavnieli | U.S.A. | 3

The Gorillaville gang can't have dessert until everyone cleans their plate.

Sloof's Supershop

Ryan Mauskopf | USA | 6

The world renowned wizard Sloof, whose wondrous workshop sits above his magical department store, deals with insane customers, thieving competitors, and intergalactic threats on a daily basis.

Event Details

8:00 PM
Doors Open
8:30 PM
Live Music
9:00 PM
Films Begin
10:30 PM
Q&A with Filmmakers
11:00 PM
After-Party sponsored by Corona Extra, Tanqueray, Freixenet and Fever-Tree Tonic
No refunds. In the event of rain, show will be indoors at same location. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Venue

Courtyard 5-6 of Industry City

51 35th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232

Check-In and Door Sales Located at 2nd Ave, Courtyard Gate Between 34th and 35th

venue on Google Map

The show presented in partnership with