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Animation Block Party

 
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Aug 21—Aug 23, 2020
 
   
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Experience the world's best independent animation as the 17th annual Animation Block Party goes digital. This three-day festival of animated shorts and virtual after-parties includes live animated comedy; films for kids; experimental shorts and music videos; and programs spotlighting East Coast, indie, international, and student filmmakers.

All programs are free with a suggested donation to either Black Lives Matter of Greater NY or City Harvest for Covid-19 support.

For more on this year's festival, including the complete lineup, please visit: https://www.animationblock.com/summerfest2020


Animation Block Opening Night Party featuring Picture This
Fri, Aug 21 at 9pm

The 17th annual Animation Block Party begins with Picture This, a live animated comedy show streamed via Zoom from the Littlefield NYC Virtual Stage. The event features award-winning animators paired with exceptional comedic talent, telling jokes as they’re animated live on Zoom.

Saturday Night Virtual After Party with Cartoons On Film
Sat, Aug 22 at 9pm

Film archivist and historian Tommy Stathes curates a live 16mm tele-stream from his distribution label Cartoons On Film, which features exclusive releases of rare early animated films. This virtual party spotlights visually stimulating, sometimes surreal, New York-themed shorts from some of the most iconic New York studios of the early 20th century.


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PAST EVENTS
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Animated East Coast
 

This East Coast-dominant blend of animated cinema highlights a diverse group of filmmakers.

Sat, Aug 22, 2020
 
 
Animation Block Party
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Experimental, Graphic Design and Music Videos
 

Experience the best design-centric animated shorts, music videos, and experimental works.

Sat, Aug 22, 2020
 
 
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Animation For Kids
 

A selection of excellent family-friendly animated shorts.

Sat, Aug 22, 2020
 
 
Animation Block Party
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Independent Animators
 

An eclectic, imaginative program of animated films by indie artists.

Sat, Aug 22, 2020
 
 
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International Shorts (A)
 

Award-winning international shorts that explore perceptive effects and reactive emotions.

Sun, Aug 23, 2020
 
 
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International Shorts (B)
 

These breathtaking international shorts offer a travelogue of stories set around the globe.

Sun, Aug 23, 2020
 
 
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Student Films (A)
 

Exceptional short films by students around the world.

Sun, Aug 23, 2020
 
 
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Student Films (B)
 

A showcase of the year's best student films, exploring cultural shifts and societal norms.

Sun, Aug 23, 2020