Animation Block Party is the premier animation short film festival of the East Coast drawing huge crowds to see the best, new animated films in the world. Each year the opening night of the festival is presented outdoors in partnership with Rooftop Films and this year’s screening will feature sneak previews of exclusive new animated short films from MTV (other), MTV’s short film channel.
Prior to the screening there will be live music by Franny & Zooey.
After the successful 2013 screening of Brasslands, Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield team up this summer at Brookfield Place to present three festive nights of special screenings along the Waterfront Plaza. Each screening will be preceded by a live musical performance and followed by a filmmaker Q & A. The Rooftop Films Summer Series is the largest outdoor series devoted to screening new, independent films in the United States. In 2014 Rooftop Films will present more than 45 events all across New York City, featuring live music, filmmaker discussions, New York premieres, and sneak previews of the best independent films in the world. Stick around for a filmmaker Q & A after the screening!
MORE ROOFTOP FILMS SCREENINGS:
Friday, July 25: New York Shorts
Saturday, July 26: The Case of the Three Sided Dream: A Documentary Film by Adam Kahan