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Animation Block Party 2013 Summerfest

The tenth annual Animation Block Party is July 25-28, 2013 at The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek. Animation Block Party is the premier animation festival of the East Coast - dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world's best independent, professional and student animation.

Tickets will be on sale at the doors to each event, but you can also buy in advance at links below to ensure a seat.

ABP Weekend VIP and Premium Passes are available via Flavorus.


BUY ADVANCE TICKETS /ABP THURSDAY JULY 25, 2013

Animation Block Party Opening Night at Music Hall of Williamsburg (830pm)

Animation Block Party kicks off on July 25th with an Opening Night concert at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, located at 66 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

Adam Green and Binki Shapiro will be headlining the event with an opening performance by Dovecote recording artist Hooray For Earth. Les Savy Fav frontman and comedian Tim Harrington will host. The evening will feature exclusive animation content from Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Pixar. Doors at 8:30pm.

  • Irreversible (Sarah Beeby / UK / 60 seconds)
  • The Blue Umbrella (Saschka Unseld / Pixar / 6:30 min)
  • Breadwinners (Gary Doodles / Nickelodeon / 4:33 min)
  • Clarence (Cartoon Network / Skyler Page/ 3:50 min)
  • Steven Universe (Rebecca Sugar / Cartoon Network / 4:17 min)

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS /ABP FRIDAY JULY 26, 2013

Animation Block Party at Rooftop Films (8pm)

ABP 2013 festival screenings commence on Friday, July 26th at Rooftop Films, located at the Greenpoint High School for Engineering and Automotive Technology - 50 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg. Brooklyn NY 11222.

The evening will feature live music followed by an outdoor screening, featuring international cartoons, exceptional student films, world premieres and visually stunning shorts.

Doors to ABP @ Rooftop Films on July 26th will open at 8pm for live-music and the ABP screenings will start around 9pm. There will be an intermission after Passer Passer.

Animation Block Party at Rooftop Films:

  • ABP 2013 Intro (Taylor Armstrong / Chicago / 45 seconds)
  • Spacetime Fabric Softner (Ryan Mauskopf / NYC / 3:45 min)
  • The Hungry Boy (Cem Kurtulus and Jake Nelson / Brooklyn / 5:06 min)
  • Jamon (Iria Lopez / National Film & Television School / 8:51 min)
  • Wolf Within (Alex Horan / Mass Art / 9:34 min)
  • Sidewalk (Celia Bullwinkel / Brooklyn / 4:16 min)
  • Loud Boy (Amy Lee / CalArts / 3:58 min)
  • Kalte (Guilt) (Reda Bartkute / Lithuania / 5:22 min)
  • Bridge Wish Love (Jonathan Hance / Brooklyn / 2:41 min)
  • Passer Passer (Louis Morton / USC / 3:46 min)
  • Elk Grass (Abbey Luck / Brooklyn / 2:32 min)
  • Swift (H. Kristen Campbell / Emily Carr University / 4:39 min)
  • Stoplight (Simon Wilches-Castro / USC / 3:03 min)
  • Feral (Daniel Sousa / RISD / 12:46 min)
  • Umbrellacorn (Stephen Neary / Blue Sky Studios / 4:14 min)
  • I Am Tom Moody (Ainslie Henderson / UK / 6:52 min)
  • ABP 2013 Outro (Greg Condon / Brooklyn / 45 seconds)

The screening will be followed by an after party at Matchless, located at 557 Manhattan Avenue in Brooklyn, featuring an open bar courtesy of Red Stripe and Tito's Vodka.


BUY ADVANCE TICKETS /ABP SATURDAY JULY 27, 2013

Animation Block Party continues on Saturday, July 27th at BAMcinématek located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY 11217.

ABP Saturday at BAMcinématek features five different animation programs. A special screening at noon will feature Animation for Kids. The 2pm slot offers a screening of Experimental Films, Motion Graphics, Design Shorts and Music Videos. At 4:30pm, there will be a silent film screening from Tom Stathes’ Cartoons On Film. The 7pm show is the first of two individual International Shorts programs. At 9:30pm, there will be a 35mm screening of Beavis and Butt-head Do America.

Animation for Kids Program at BAMcinématek (12pm) *toddler appropriate

  • Saturday Morning (Angela Devito / SVA / 3:27 min)
  • Bubble Boy (Tang Tao / RIT / 2:20 min)
  • Box Forts (Anthony Fariello / UCF / 5:44 min)
  • Someone Who Gets You (Tony Dusko / Womelsdorf, PA, / 1:08 min)
  • Sun Dog (Tegan Thomas / Emily Carr University / 4:40 min)
  • Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star (Chel White / Portland / 23:53 min)
  • Rainy Day Ducks (Danielle Heitmuller / UCLA / 2:37 min)
  • Icarus Falls (Jesse O'Brien / Syracuse / 2:58 min)
  • Slothfulness (John McGowan / UMass Dartmouth / 2:46 min)
  • Spacebound (Ellen Su and Kyle Moy / SVA Computer Art / 3 min)

ABP Experimental, Graphic Design/Music Videos at BAMcinématek (2pm)

  • Dawn of the Rainbow 1939/2011 (Katie Goodwin / UK / 3:30 min)
  • Tumbleweed Tango (Sam Stephens and Christopher Mauch / 3:15 min)
  • The Heart (Marina Gagarina / Brooklyn / 3:30 min)
  • Shelter (Carl Burton / Astoria, NY / 6:05 min)
  • Never Be That Tough (Nancy Jean Tucker / 3:20 min)
  • Breathing In (Jason A. Harrington / Ithaca, NY / 4:54 min)
  • Rietokki (Rami Kim/ UCLA / 3:23 min)
  • Pedro dos Porcos/Peter of the Pigs (Michael Ribeiro / Mass Art / 3:45 min)
  • Le Festin/The Feast (Daphné Loubot Landreville / Concordia / 2:50 min)
  • The Rose of Turaida (Ryan Grobins / Australia / 6:15 min)
  • A Tangled Tale (Corrie Francis Parks / Colorado / 5:30 min)
  • Separated (Mark Borgions / Belgium / 3:38 min)
  • Love Ball (Dana Sink / Harrisburg, PA / 2:28 min)
  • Fingers Tail (Luca Schenato and Sinem Vardarli / 4:07 min)
  • Cyclone Forever (Faiyaz Jafri / Elmhurst, NY / 3:45 min)
  • Ludic Chase (Overture / US & Japan / 6:52 min)
  • Tap to Retry (Neta Cohen / Jerusalem / 4:26 min)
  • Great Plastic Purge (Alberto Scirocco / 2:02 min)
  • Black Light Dinner Party: We Are Golden (Jonathan Seligson / NY / 4:24 min)

ABP Showcase: Tom Stathes’ Cartoons On Film w/ Q&A (4:30pm)

Casey Safron moderates a panel after screening with Howard Beckerman, Greg Ford, David Gerstein and Tom Stathes.

  • The Artist's Dream / Bray Studios / John Bray / 5 min / 1913
  • Farmer Alfalfa Sees New York / Bray Studios / Paul Terry / 6 min / 1916
  • Fireman Save My Child / Bud Fisher / 5 min / 1919
  • Felix Comes Back / Otto Messmer / 6 min / 1922
  • Col. Heeza Liar, Detective / Bray Studios / 8:30 min / 1923
  • Jolly Rounders / Paul Terry / 6:30 min / 1923
  • Trip to Mars / Max Fleischer / 7 min / 1924
  • Felix the Cat Trips Thru Toyland / Otto Messmer / 6 min / 1925
  • Krazy Kat in Scents and Nonsense / Bill Nolan / 7 min / 1926
  • *Making ‘Em Move / Van Beuren Studios - Harry Bailey & John Foster / 7 min / 1930
  • *rare 35mm print

-Felix Courtesy of Don Oriolo & Felix the Cat Creations, Inc – All Rights Reserved FTCP, Inc.

ABP International Shorts – Program One at BAMcinématek (7pm)

  • AMEN (Moritz Mayerhofer / Berlin, Germany / 4:57 min)
  • Chopper (Frederik Palmaers / Netherlands / 2:10 min)
  • Oh Willy (Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roels / France / 16:42 min)
  • Dog Judo Exchange Program (12Foot6 Animation / UK / 1:59 min)
  • Outro Homem Qualquer - Any Other Man (Luís Soares / Portugal / 11:20 min)
  • Dents de lait / Milk Teeth (Julie Charette / Montreal / 4:19 min)
  • Bibo (Anton Chistiakov & Mikhail Dmitriev / St. Petersburg, Russia / 7:25 min)
  • Rising Hope (Milen Vitanov / Berlin / 9:37 min)
  • Astigmatismo (Nicolai Troshinsky / Madrid / 4:00 min)
  • 21 (Yann Ben Alluch / Montreal / 8:27 min)
  • Wind & Tree (Konstantin Steshenko / Canada / 6:25 min)

ABP Feature: Beavis and Butt-head Do America at BAMcinématek (930pm)

  • 35mm presentation of Mike Judge's road trip odyssey, Beavis and Butt-head Do America.

Animation Block Official 10th Anniversary Saturday Night Party at BAM Fisher (9:30pm-2am)

All Saturday ABP festival attendees will receive admission to this party upon presentation of movie ticket at entrance to BAM Fisher venue. Party includes carnival and arcade style games from NY Party Works, streaming videos, ping pong, deejay Harry Nutz , Sakura Art drawing station, photo booth, Brooklyn Brewery beer, Brooklyn Gin, food, wine and much more.


BUY ADVANCE TICKETS /ABP SUNDAY JULY 28, 2013

Animation Block Party closes on Sunday, July 29th at BAMcinématek, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11217.

ABP Sunday, July 28th at BAMcinématek features five different animation programs. Secret of NIMH projected on 35mm at noon. Narrative works, studio shorts and local films screen at 2pm. Student films and independent animators showcase at 4:30pm. Jerry Beck Presents 1960’s Oscar Shorts at 7pm. The evening will close with a fresh program of International Shorts at 9:30pm.

ABP Sunday Feature: Secret of NIMH (12pm)

35mm presentation of Don Bluth’s 1982 adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's children's novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.

ABP Narrative Works, Studio Shorts, Local Films at BAMcinématek (2pm)

  • Out To Sea (Jodie Rae Plaut / Brooklyn / 2:59 min)
  • Gum (Noam Sussman / Sheridan / 1:15 min)
  • Mooon (James Kwan / Brooklyn / 5:42 min)
  • Cee Cee’s Bedtime Stories #1 (Twins are Weird / Brooklyn / 2:12 min)
  • Kick-heart (Masaaki Yuasa / Japan & NY / 13 min)
  • SuperF*ckers - Burger Brothers (Fran Krause / Burbank / 3:46 min)
  • Woman Who Hates Plants (Morgan Miller / Brooklyn / 1 min)
  • Breadheads (Cody Walzel / Pratt / 5:31 min)
  • Air (Stephanie Egan / Mass Art / 1 min)
  • Rain Dance (Nate Swinehart / Los Angeles / 6:32 min)
  • Off Duty (Courtney Pure / Patchogue, NY / 1 min)
  • Hu's Game (Shaun Seong-Young Kim / USC / 7:30 min)
  • Bird Doggin (Bram Cayne / Canada / 1:56 min)
  • The Gutbomb (Shay Lurie / Brooklyn / 5:29 min)
  • Knock Knock (Chadwick Whitehead / Brooklyn / 1:14 min)
  • Disney Star Wars Corporate Retreat (Ron Yavnieli & Ethan S. Smith/ Los Angeles / 4:43 min)
  • Serial Taxi (Paolo Cogliati / Ringling / 2:16 min)
  • Handle With Care (Jun Iwakawa / UK / 4:32 min)
  • Red (Corey McDaniel and Ted Wilson / Canada / 1:51 min)
  • Crabby Day (Sara Ho / SVA / 3:21 min)

ABP at Student Films, Independent Animators at BAMcinématek (430pm)

  • The Event (Julia Pott / Brooklyn / 3:19 min)
  • Backyard Jam (Randall Christopher / San Diego, CA / 5:23 min)
  • Lemons (Kate Burck / CCS / 4:08 min)
  • You, Me and The Ocean (Cecilia da Rocha / UPENN / 2:49 min)
  • And/Or (Emily Hubley / New Jersey / 5:25 min)
  • A Life with Asperger's (Jaime Ekkens / NYC / 4:04 min)
  • Tule Lake (Michelle Ikemoto / San Jose State / 6:25 min)
  • 18 Minutes (Christopher Mennuto / Florida / 2:55 min)
  • Borrowed Light (Olivia Huynh / MICA / 4:09 min)
  • Olive (Harriet-Lane Ngo / SCAD / 3:04 min)
  • Model Starship (Max Hattler / UK / 38 seconds)
  • Tooth Tale (Ron Fleischer / Chicago / 6:30 min)
  • Commando Chimp (Chris Nyarady / VFS / 1:19 min)
  • Fatal Vittles (Devin Bell / DePaul / 3:42 min)
  • Runaway (Emily Buchanan, Esther Parobeck and Susan Yung / Ringling / 3:37 min)
  • Sumo Roll (Jay Kim / USC / 3:48 min)
  • Medical Adventure Power (Josh Weisbrod / USC / 2:47 min)
  • Hooba Jooba (Max Swiecki / Sheridan / 1:20 min)
  • Parks + Re-creation (Brent Sievers / RISD / 3:30 min)
  • Move Mountain (Kirsten Lepore / Cal Arts / 11:12 min)

ABP Showcase: Jerry Beck Presents – 1960’s Oscar Shorts w/Q&A. (7pm)

Jerry Beck hosts panel after screening with J.J. Sedelmaier, Michael Sporn and Emily Hubley. All films projected in 35mm. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive and Prints courtesy of the Academy Film Archive unless otherwise noted.

  • Munro / Gene Deitch / 8:20 min / 1960
  • Ersatz (The Substitute) / Dušan Vukotić / 10 min / 1961
  • The Hole / John Hubley and Faith Hubley / 15 min / 1962
  • The Critic / Ernest Pintoff / 4 min / 1963 *print courtesy of Sony
  • The Pink Phink / Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt / 6:38 min / 1964
  • Dot and the Line / Chuck Jones & Maurice Noble / 10 min / 1965 *collectors print
  • Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass Double Feature / John Hubley / 6 min / 1966
  • The Box / Fred Wolf / 9 min / 1967

ABP International Shorts – Program Two at BAMcinématek (930pm)

  • PICT-O-PICT (Jacob Stalhammar / Sweden / 6:24 min)
  • La Grosse Bete (Pierre Luc Granjon / 6:15 min)
  • Head Over Heels (Timothy Reckart / National Film & Television School / 10:21 min)
  • Hyperquench (Dani Alon and Nikolai Efimov / Toronto / 4:40 min)
  • Yellow Sticky Notes / Canadian Anijam (Jeff Chiba Stearns / Canada / 7:44 min)
  • Boles (Spela Cadez / Slovenia / 12:17 min)
  • Junk (Kirk Hendry / UK / 6:31 min)
  • Rootless Heart (Toshiko Hata / Tokyo University of the Arts / 9:52 min)
  • The Dukes of Broxstonia (Stu Connolly / Australia / 3 min)
  • Beerbug (Ander Mendia / Spain / 7:49 min)
  • History of Pets (Kris Genijn / Netherlands / 5:33 min

The closing evening after party will start around 9:30pm at Habana Outpost at 757 Fulton Street, Brooklyn and features free Six Point Ale and delicious Habana corn.

Please bring movie ticket to Matchless/Habana parties for proof of fest attendance or get a wristband from ABP staff members before leaving screening venues. Must have proof of ticket purchase to access free beer on Friday and Sunday night. All moviegoers who purchase tickets to ABP Saturday shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music will have access to the Saturday Night Party at the BAM Fisher.

Must have proof of Saturday ABP movie ticket for entry to BAM Fisher party.

The ABP 2013 jury includes Jerry Beck, Carrie Miller, Devin Clark and Scout Raskin. Award categories are Student Film, Best in Show, Audience Award, Narrative Short, Computer Animation, Minute Movie, Original Design, Music Video, Experimental Animation and Animation for Kids.

Prizes include software from Toon Boom, DigiCel FlipBook, Dragon Stop Motion, art supplies from Sakura, designer bags from Crumpler, T-Shirts and DVDs. ABP jury awards will be announced at www.animationblock.com the day after the festival.


ABP Weekend – Events at Brooklyn Industries

ABP Meet & Greet and T-Shirt Release Party at Brooklyn Industries Williamsburg

Wednesday, July 24th, 6-9pm at 162 Bedford Ave. (Corner of N.8th)
Drinks & Snacks + 20% off t-shirt purchase
Open to the public or RSVP with Flavorpill.


ABP Meet the Animators at Brooklyn Industries Boerum Place

Saturday, July 27 12-2pm at 342 Fulton Street
Coffee & Mimosas + 20% off t-shirt purchase
Animators please RSVP via email to rsvp@animationblock.com or with FlavorPill.


Nickelodeon Animated Shorts (out of competition)

  • Tallie Peer Counselor (Created by Laura Sreebny / Directed by Julia Vickerman)
  • Pam & Sid’s Port-a-Party (Created by Annie Sertich & Mindy Sterling / Directed by Gary Doodles)
  • Carrot & Stick (Created by Derek Iversen and Miles Hindman / Directed by Joel Trussell)

CLICK HERE FOR FILM SYNOPSIS INFORMATION.

ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY 2013


ABP Thursday, July 25, 2013:

Animation Block Party Opening Night at Music Hall of Williamsburg (830pm)

Adam Green and Binki Shapiro

10th anniversary edition of Animation Block Party kicks off on July 25th with an Opening Night concert at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Adam Green and Binki Shapiro will be headlining the event with an opening performance by Dovecote recording artist Hooray For Earth. Les Savy Fav frontman and comedian Tim Harrington will host. The evening will feature exclusive animation content from Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Pixar.

Breadwinners (Gary Doodles / Nickelodeon / 4:33 min)

Breadwinners follows two booty-shaking ducks, SwaySway & Buhdeuce, who deliver bread in a rocket van!

Clarence (Cartoon Network / Skyler Page/ 3:50 min)

Clarence is a new original animated series about an optimistic boy who wants to do everything. Because everything is amazing!

Steven Universe (Rebecca Sugar / Cartoon Network / 4:17 min)

Steven Universe is a coming-of-age story told from the perspective of Steven, the youngest member of a team of magical Guardians of the Universe.

The Blue Umbrella (Saschka Unseld / Pixar / 6:30 min)

Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas—one blue, one not—fall eternally in love.

Irreversible (Sarah Beeby / UK / 60 seconds)

Commissioned Animation Block “green” cartoon.


ABP Friday, July 26, 2013:

Animation Block Party at Rooftop Films (8 pm)

ABP 2013 Intro

ABP 2013 Intro (Taylor Armstrong / Chicago / 45 seconds)

http://www.taylorarmstrong.info
An animator gets his fest submission ready in the 2013 ABP fest intro bumper.

Spacetime Fabric Softner (Ryan Mauskopf / NYC / 3:45 min)

http://www.ryanmauskopf.com
A cosmonaut discovers a psychedelic wormhole in the deepest reaches of space.

The Hungry Boy (Cem Kurtulus and Jake Nelson / Brooklyn / 5:06 min)

http://www.ckurt.com - http://jakenelsonart.com
In order to find his way to the family supper, a boy lives a whole life in seconds.

Jamon

Jamon (Iria Lopez / National Film & Television School / 8:51 min)

http://iria-lopez.blogspot.com
Jose is a teenage pig. He starts understanding himself when a new neighbor moves in.

Wolf Within (Alex Horan / Mass Art / 9:34 min)

http://phantomlobster.tumblr.com
A father prepares his son for a world without him.

Sidewalk (Celia Bullwinkel / Brooklyn / 4:16 min)

http://www.celiabullwinkel.com
A woman’s journey to confront her changing body and learn to love herself.

Loud Boy

Loud Boy (Amy Lee / CalArts / 3:58 min)

http://vimeo.com/user6171313
Memories are triggered as a young woman shares her experience of adolescence.

Kalte (Guilt) (Reda Bartkute / Lithuania / 5:22 min)

http://www.animalsindresses.com
A lonely fox desires to isolate herself from the outer world.

Bridge Wish Love (Jonathan Hance / Brooklyn / 2:41 min)

http://www.jonathanhance.com
A couple's attempt to display their love on the Brooklyn Bridge turns into an argument.

Passer Passer

Passer Passer (Louis Morton / USC / 3:46 min)

http://www.louisjmorton.com
An animated city symphony celebrates the hidden world of background noise.

INTERMISSION.


Elk Grass (Abbey Luck / Brooklyn / 2:32 min)

http://www.abbeyluck.com
The spirit of Elk Mountain calls to a wandering elk cow.

Swift (H. Kristen Campbell / Emily Carr University / 4:39 min)

http://okutonic.tumblr.com
Fia wants to traverse the forest, but it seems everything is moving so much faster than her.

Stoplight

Stoplight (Simon Wilches-Castro / USC / 3:03 min)

http://www.simonwilches.com
Under the lights of a Colombian stoplight a beautiful circus act becomes a freak show.

Feral (Daniel Sousa / RISD / 12:46 min)

http://www.danielsousa.com
A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization.

Umbrellacorn

Umbrellacorn (Stephen Neary / Blue Sky Studios / 4:14 min)

http://blueskystudios.com
A 2D computer animated short about a unicorn that has an umbrella for a horn.

I Am Tom Moody (Ainslie Henderson / UK / 6:52 min)

http://www.ainsliehenderson.com
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.

ABP 2013 Outro (Greg Condon / Brooklyn / 45 seconds)

http://hiddenjunk.net
Watch the seasons change in this 2013 outro bumper.


ABP Saturday, July 27, 2013:


Animation for Kids Program at BAMcinématek (12pm) *toddler appropriate

Sun Dog

Saturday Morning (Angela Devito / SVA / 3:27 min)

http://www.archangelaart.blogspot.com
Power goes out due to a thunderstorm. A young girl must solve her fears to help a baby bird.

Bubble Boy (Tang Tao / RIT / 2:20 min)

http://www.taotang.netne.net
Love is always unpredictable, especially for those who don't believe.

Box Forts (Anthony Fariello / UCF / 5:44 min)

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0267435/
Jake and Judy like to make box towers in their backyards. One day, things get out of hand.

Jingle and Bell's Christmas Star

Someone Who Gets You (Tony Dusko / Womelsdorf, PA, / 1:08 min)

http://www.notebookbabies.com
Sometimes it feels like no one gets you. Sometimes you find someone who likes you for you.

Sun Dog (Tegan Thomas / Emily Carr University / 4:40 min)

http://teganthomas.com
A broken lighthouse is all Cara has when her Father goes missing at sea.

Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star (Chel White / Portland / 23:53 min)

http://bentimagelab.com
Jingle the Husky Pup is back and joined with some new friends.

Rainy Day Ducks

Rainy Day Ducks (Danielle Heitmuller / UCLA / 2:37 min)

http://www.heitmuller.com
Young Mai meets a family of ducks on her way back from school one afternoon.

Icarus Falls (Jesse O'Brien / Syracuse / 2:58 min)

http://jesseobrien.com
A young boy yearns to fly. He builds flying machines, each one more dangerous than the last.

Slothfulness (John McGowan / UMass Dartmouth / 2:46 min)

http://www.john-mcgowan.com
Faced with adversity, the sloth must find courage to chase his dream.

Spacebound (Ellen Su and Kyle Moy / SVA / 3 min)

http://ellensu.tv
http://kylemoy.tv
A young astronaut and his dog embark on one last adventure together.


ABP Experimental, Graphic Design/Music Videos at BAMcinématek (2pm)


The Heart

Dawn of the Rainbow 1939/2011 (Katie Goodwin / UK / 3:30 min)

http://www.katiegoodwin.com/Home.html
Prints & paintings of found footage from 35mm leader countdown to 1939’s Wizard of Oz.

Tumbleweed Tango (Sam Stephens and Christopher Mauch / 3:15 min)

http://humble.tv
A balloon dog is lost in a world of danger.

The Heart (Marina Gagarina / Brooklyn / 3:30 min)

http://smalldogdrunk.carbonmade.com
The cats inside my bloodstream are up to something.

Never Be That Tough

Shelter (Carl Burton / Astoria, NY / 6:05 min)

http://www.shelteranimation.com
A surreal exploration of an attic during a storm.

Never Be That Tough (Nancy Jean Tucker / 3:20 min)

http://www.nancyjeaner.com
You could lose everything and it will still be alright.

Breathing In (Jason A. Harrington / Ithaca, NY / 4:54 min)

http://faculty.ithaca.edu/jharrington
Mirrored in birth of a child is the birth of the world. Mirrored in the rising sun is childhood.

Rietokki

Rietokki (Rami Kim/ UCLA / 3:23 min)

http://ramiskim.blogspot.com
With the help of giant bunnies, a group of kids desperately search for the promised-land.

Pedro dos Porcos/Peter of the Pigs (Michael Ribeiro / Mass Art / 3:45 min)

http://serradochants.tumblr.com
Peter watches the pigs.
But who watches Peter?

Le Festin/The Feast (Daphné Loubot Landreville / Concordia / 2:50 min)

http://vimeo.com/user5767987
A perfect day with a singers family. A traditional Stop-Motion with hand carved puppets.

Separated

The Rose of Turaida (Ryan Grobins / Australia / 6:15 min)

http://www.motionmagnetic.com
The tragedy of a beautiful woman who makes the ultimate sacrifice for love and honour.

A Tangled Tale (Corrie Francis Parks / Colorado / 5:30 min)

http://www.corriefrancis.com
In this unusual romance, hand-tinted sand, becomes a metaphor for souls coming together.

Separated (Mark Borgions / Belgium / 3:38 min)

http://www.handmademonsters.com
A man finds his 'other half'. A deeply moving celebration of love and togetherness.

Fingers Tail

Love Ball (Dana Sink / Harrisburg, PA / 2:28 min)

http://www.danasink.com
An analogy for a meeting of travelers on different paths and the affection that draws them.

Fingers Tail (Luca Schenato and Sinem Vardarli / 4:07 min)

http://studiomica.prosite.com
The toes of a man detached from foot, on their way to the beauty parlor of a neighborhood.

Cyclone Forever (Faiyaz Jafri / Elmhurst, NY / 3:45 min)

http://www.bam-b.com
Travelling endlessly on the Cyclone roller coaster enduring time and tide.

Ludic Chase

Ludic Chase (Overture / US & Japan / 6:52 min)

http://vimeo.com/opertura
Gunnar toys with danger as he encounters the spirit, Oyami.

Tap to Retry (Neta Cohen / Jerusalem / 4:26 min)

http://cargocollective.com/NetaCohen
Metaphors for the way we conduct ourselves in this hectic era of information overload.

Great Plastic Purge (Alberto Scirocco / 2:02 min)

http://leftchannel.com
Call for action to the devastating effects of plastic pollution in our oceans.

Tap To Retry

Black Light Dinner Party: We Are Golden (Jonathan Seligson / NY / 4:24 min)

http://nosgiles.com
The frozen wilderness, an adventurer and her companion Pum rush to aid the injured moon.


ABP Showcase: Tom Stathes’ Cartoons On Film w/ Q&A (4:30pm)

Col. Heeza Liar, Detective

Casey Safron moderates a panel after screening with Howard Beckerman, Greg Ford, David Gerstein and Tom Stathes.

The Artist's Dream

/ Bray Studios / John Bray / 5 min / 1913

Farmer Alfalfa Sees New York

/ Bray Studios / Paul Terry / 6 min / 1916

Fireman Save My Child

/ Bud Fisher / 5 min / 1919

Felix Comes Back

/ Otto Messmer / 6 min / 1922

Col. Heeza Liar, Detective

/ Bray Studios / 8:30 min / 1923

Jolly Rounders

/ Paul Terry / 6:30 min / 1923

Trip to Mars

/ Max Fleischer / 7 min / 1924

Felix the Cat Trips Thru Toyland

/ Otto Messmer / 6 min / 1925

Krazy Kat in Scents and Nonsense

/ Bill Nolan / 7 min / 1926

Making ‘Em Move

/ Van Beuren Studios / Harry Bailey & John Foster / 1930 / 7:31 min *rare 35mm print
-Felix Courtesy of Don Oriolo & Felix the Cat Creations, Inc – All Rights Reserved FTCP, Inc.


ABP International Shorts – Program One at BAMcinématek (7pm)

AMEN

AMEN (Moritz Mayerhofer / Berlin, Germany / 4:57 min)

http://moritzmayerhofer.blogspot.de
The story of an overmotivated priest who bores a old man with his biblical menaces.

Chopper (Frederik Palmaers / Netherlands / 2:10 min)

http://www.palmaers.com
A frog eats a grasshopper, a stork eats the frog, a crocodile eats the stork…

Oh Willy (Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roels / France / 16:42 min)

http://www.emmadeswaef.be/ohwilly
Forced to return to his naturist roots, Willy bungles his way into noble savagery.

Chopper

Dog Judo Exchange Program (12Foot6 Animation / UK / 1:59 min)

http://12foot6.com
A New York mobster pug tries to not threaten Rexley and Ron.

Outro Homem Qualquer - Any Other Man (Luís Soares / Portugal / 11:20 min)

http://vimeo.com/luisfpsoares
A man sitting in his regular cafe, smoking and observing. The city destroys and builds itself.

Oh Willy

Dents de lait / Milk Teeth (Julie Charette / Montreal / 4:19 min)

http://vimeo.com/juliecharette
The loss of a tooth shake a young boy's world and make him grow faster than he wishes.

Bibo (Anton Chistiakov & Mikhail Dmitriev / St. Petersburg, Russia / 7:25 min)

http://vimeo.com/antonchistiakov
An ice cream seller robot committed to his job recreates an imaginary world.

Rising Hope (Milen Vitanov / Berlin / 9:37 min)

http://www.rising-hope.com
Rising Hope, once the fastest horse in the world, finds hope and himself again.

Rising Hope

Astigmatismo (Nicolai Troshinsky / Madrid / 4:00 min)

http://www.troshinsky.com
A boy, having lost his glasses, can only see one thing in focus at a time.

21 (Yann Ben Alluch / Montreal / 8:27 min)

http://ybenalluch.blogspot.ca
An overworked businessman desperately attempts to leave his office on the 21st floor.

Wind & Tree (Konstantin Steshenko / Canada / 6:25 min)

http://vimeo.com/steshenko
Two forces of nature face the consequences of their impossible love.

ABP Feature: Beavis and Butt-head Do America at BAMcinématek (930pm)

Beavis and Butt-head Do America

35mm presentation of Mike Judge’s road trip odyssey, Beavis and Butt-head Do America.


ABP Sunday, July 28, 2013:


ABP Sunday Feature: Secret of NIMH (12pm)

NIMH

35mm presentation of Don Bluth’s 1982 adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's children's novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of super-intelligent rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.


ABP Narrative Works, Studio Shorts, Local Films at BAMcinématek (2pm)

Gum

Out To Sea (Jodie Rae Plaut / Brooklyn / 2:59 min)

http://jodieraeplaut.com
A nostalgic claymation music video and a heartfelt tribute to the old Coney Island.

Gum (Noam Sussman / Sheridan / 1:15 min)

http://noamsussman.blogspot.com
Don't swallow.

Mooon (James Kwan / Brooklyn / 5:42 min)

http://jamesgoesexploring.tumblr.com
Everything in the Universe is a little bit sticky.

Mooon

Cee Cee’s Bedtime Stories #1 (Twins are Weird / Brooklyn / 2:12 min)

http://twinsareweird.com
A growing collection of very short bedtime stories for adults.

Kick-heart (Masaaki Yuasa / Japan & NY / 13 min)

http://www.production-ig.com
A love story between two people with a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun.

SuperF*ckers - Burger Brothers (Fran Krause / Burbank / 3:46 min)

http://superf-ckers.cartoonhangover.com
Super Dan is trapped in Dimension Zero without any hope of returning home.

Cee Cee's Bedtime Stories #1

Woman Who Hates Plants (Morgan Miller / Brooklyn / 1 min)

http://www.slushingbrooks.com
But she likes her cigarettes.

Breadheads (Cody Walzel / Pratt / 5:31 min)

http://codywalzel.tumblr.com
Starving soldiers divide a measly last meal when sick allies arrive at their base.

Air (Stephanie Egan / Mass Art / 1 min)

http://www.ddrshaman38.deviantart.com
A retro public service announcement that warns 50's housewives about the dangers of AIR!

SuperF*ckers - Burger Brothers

Rain Dance (Nate Swinehart / Los Angeles / 6:32 min)

http://base14.com/blog/
A shaman's rain dance goes awry when he's interrupted by a baby with bizarre powers.

Off Duty (Courtney Pure / Patchogue, NY / 1 min)

http://www.cpureimages.com
A hero is caught in a less than perfect situation.

Hu's Game (Shaun Seong-Young Kim / USC / 7:30 min)

http://skimation.blogspot.com
The game to make friends, and the game to beloved by artists!

Rain Dance

Bird Doggin (Bram Cayne / Canada / 1:56 min)

http://bramcayne.blogspot.com
Will these animals destroy this man's life or will they be his artistic salvation?

The Gutbomb (Shay Lurie / Brooklyn / 5:29 min)

http://www.shyco.com
A trucker enters Little Reno's diner famished from a long day trucking across the southwest.

Knock Knock (Chadwick Whitehead / Brooklyn / 1:14 min)

http://cwhitehead.com
A matador fights a goose, a cougar does tricks on a motorcycle and they tell some jokes.

The Gutbomb

Disney Star Wars Corporate Retreat (Ron Yavnieli & Ethan S. Smith/ Los Angeles / 4:43 min)

http://ronimation.com
All your favorite Disney Star Wars characters in a vacation paradise.

Serial Taxi (Paolo Cogliati / Ringling / 2:16 min)

http://paolocogliati.blogspot.com
A young business-woman realizes her cab driver could be the notorious Taxi Killer.

Handle With Care (Jun Iwakawa / UK / 4:32 min)

http://juniwakawa.com
A rough guide caring for a newborn through the eyes of a first-time father.

Red

Red (Corey McDaniel and Ted Wilson / Canada / 1:51 min)

http://stellarjaystudios.com/
Danger lurks below the surface in this interplanetary animated short.

Crabby Day (Sara Ho / SVA / 3:21 min)

http://ohmonah.tumblr.com
A kid with a crazy imagination on an adventure with a crab.


ABP at Student Films, Independent Animators at BAMcinématek (430pm)

Backyward Jam

The Event (Julia Pott / Brooklyn / 3:19 min)

http://www.juliapott.com
Love and a severed foot, at the end of the world.

Backyard Jam (Randall Christopher / San Diego, CA / 5:23 min)

http://kleemanandmike.com
The boys have to figure out a way to get their skateboards back from the dog next door.

Lemons (Kate Burck / CCS / 4:08 min)

http://kateburck.com
A film about lemons, love, and leaving the house.

18 Minutes

You, Me and The Ocean (Cecilia da Rocha / UPENN / 2:49 min)

https://twitter.com/ceciliadarocha
A boy kidnapped from his mother's womb by two spirits and rescued by the ocean.

And/Or (Emily Hubley / New Jersey / 5:25 min)

http://www.emilyhubley.com
An artist struggles to navigate between despair and epiphany, calling upon muses.

A Life with Asperger's (Jaime Ekkens / NYC / 4:04 min)

http://jaimeekkens.com
Animated doc explores the challenges of growing up and living with Asperger's Syndrome

Model Starship

Tule Lake (Michelle Ikemoto / San Jose State / 6:25 min)

http://tulelakeproject.blogspot.com
A woman held at Tule Lake segregation camp leaves her barracks...

18 Minutes (Christopher Mennuto / Florida / 2:55 min)

http://7xmotion.com
A man's normal day happens to change in a matter of minutes. This is his story of 9/11.

Borrowed Light (Olivia Huynh / MICA / 4:09 min)

http://oliviawhen.com
The last patron of an abandoned observatory tries to show the city something incredible.

Sumo Roll

Olive (Harriet-Lane Ngo / SCAD / 3:04 min)

http://missngomer.blogspot.com
A little girl gets lost in the woods and awakens the sleeping tree-king.

Model Starship (Max Hattler / UK / 38 seconds)

http://www.maxhattler.com
We have liftoff! Model Starship, a very brief encounter with another world.

Tooth Tale (Ron Fleischer / Chicago / 6:30 min)

http://www.rontoon.com
A plot to catch the tooth fairy is hatched.

Medical Adventure Power

Commando Chimp (Chris Nyarady / VFS / 1:19 min)

http://moocartoon.tumblr.com
When you have missions to dangerous for everyone else, send in Commando Chimp.

Fatal Vittles (Devin Bell / DePaul / 3:42 min)

http://www.youtube.com/user/crankballs
A dark and whimsical alphabet piece about 26 things to never ever eat.

Runaway (Emily Buchanan, Esther Parobeck and Susan Yung / Ringling / 3:37 min)

https://www.facebook.com/RunawayChillie
The unfortunate misunderstanding between Stanley and his lovable 1950s refrigerator.

Parks + Re-creation

Sumo Roll (Jay Kim / USC / 3:48 min)

http://www.jayrkim.com
A sushi chef prepares for his day but is interrupted by an unexpected customer.

Medical Adventure Power (Josh Weisbrod / USC / 2:47 min)

http://joshweisbrod.com
It's not just a story about diagnosis with Crohn's disease-- it's Medical Adventure Power!

Hooba Jooba (Max Swiecki / Sheridan / 1:20 min)

http://maxswiecki.blogspot.com
Hooba is in the dumps over his ex-girlfriend. It is up to Jooba, to help him get back on track.

Parks + Re-creation (Brent Sievers / RISD / 3:30 min)

http://www.brentcsievers.com
One man's relentless mission to civilize nature reveals his own savagery.

Move Mountain (Kirsten Lepore / Cal Arts / 11:12 min)

http://www.kirstenlepore.com
A girl is compelled to venture up a mountain in an attempt to save herself.


ABP Showcase: Jerry Beck Presents – 1960’s Oscar Shorts w/Q&A. (7pm)

Jerry Beck hosts panel after screening with J.J. Sedelmaier, Michael Sporn and Emily Hubley. All films projected in 35mm. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive and Prints courtesy of the Academy Film Archive unless otherwise noted.

Munro

Munro

/ Gene Deitch / 8:20 min / 1960

Ersatz (The Substitute)

/ Dušan Vukotić / 10 min / 1961

The Hole

/ John Hubley and Faith Hubley / 15 min / 1962

The Critic

/ Ernest Pintoff / 4 min / 1963

The Pink Phink

/ Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt / 6:38 min / 1964

Dot and the Line

/ Chuck Jones & Maurice Noble / 10 min / 1965
*collectors print

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass Double Feature

/ John Hubley / 6 min / 1966

The Box

/ Fred Wolf / 9 min / 1967


ABP International Shorts – Program Two at BAMcinématek (930pm)

PICT-O-PICT

PICT-O-PICT (Jacob Stalhammar / Sweden / 6:24 min)

http://www.jacobstalhammar.com
Adventures in picto-world! (where all pictograms live).

La Grosse Bete (Pierre Luc Granjon / 6:15 min)

http://pierrelucgranjon.blogspot.com
A legend says that a huge beast will come to eat you when you least expect it.

Head Over Heels (Timothy Reckart / National Film & Television School / 10:21 min)

http://cargocollective.com/timreckart
A husband and wife have grown apart; he lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling.

Hyperquench

Hyperquench (Dani Alon and Nikolai Efimov / Toronto / 4:40 min)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2711550
Visiting his friend, Howard's addiction to an energy drink leads to a hilarious escalation.

Yellow Sticky Notes / Canadian Anijam (Jeff Chiba Stearns / Canada / 7:44 min)

http://meditatingbunny.com
Canada's most celebrated independent animators come together to create one film.

Boles (Spela Cadez / Slovenia / 12:17 min)

http://spelacadez.com
Based on the short story "Her Lover"

Boles

Junk (Kirk Hendry / UK / 6:31 min)

http://www.kirkhendry.com/
A tale of an obsession with junk food that may prove hard to swallow!

Rootless Heart (Toshiko Hata / Tokyo University of the Arts / 9:52 min)

http://hatatoshiko.net
Two boys are playing in ruins. There is something lurking in the dark.

The Dukes of Broxstonia (Stu Connolly / Australia / 3 min)

http://www.stickypictures.blogspot.com
The Dukes are the hottest band to come out of Broxstonia. Ever. 


Junk

Beerbug (Ander Mendia / Spain / 7:49 min)

http://filmotecavasca.com/es
Someone is stealing Joe's beers and he is none too pleased about this.

History of Pets (Kris Genijn / Netherlands / 5:33 min)

http://izemo.be
Summary of the bizarre ways my pets came to an end.


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