ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY: Tommy Stathes to Curate “Cartoon Restoration Showcase” – Animation Scoop

ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY: Tommy Stathes to Curate “Cartoon Restoration Showcase”

This summer’s Animation Block Party film festival will highlight the film preservation process with a Cartoon Restoration Showcase on Saturday July 30th at BAMcinématek featuring a Q&A with moderator Jerry Beck and silent cartoon historian Tommy Stathes.

BAMcinématek is located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY 11217. The ABP 2016 Cartoon Restoration presentation is curated by Tommy Stathes’ Cartoons On Film and includes exclusive new digital restorations of films from Max Fleischer and Bray Studios. Keynote titles include Diplodocus (J.R. Bray, 1915), Bobby Bumps’ Pup Gets Flea-Enza (Earl Hurd, 1919) and Dinky Doodle in The Pied Piper (Walter Lantz, 1924).

Tale of a Wag (Bray Studios, 1920)

Tale of a Wag (Bray Studios, 1920)

Dinky Doodle in The Pied Piper (Walter Lantz, 1924)

Dinky Doodle in The Pied Piper (Walter Lantz, 1924)

Bobby Bumps’ Pup Gets Flea-Enza (Earl Hurd, 1919)

Bobby Bumps’ Pup Gets Flea-Enza (Earl Hurd, 1919)

The 13th annual Animation Block Party is July 28-July 31 2016 at Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek.

Short film entry rules at the following link

The standard deadline for animation submissions is May 16, 2016.

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Jerry Beck

Jerry Beck

Writer, cartoon producer and author of more than 15 books on animation history. A former studio exec with Nickelodeon and Disney; currently on the faculty at both CalArts in Valencia and Woodbury University in Burbank.
Jerry Beck
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