Animation Block Party UPDATE: “Pink Panther” Tribute on July 31st – Animation Scoop

Animation Block Party UPDATE: “Pink Panther” Tribute on July 31st

This classic cartoon showcase will feature a selection of Pink Panther shorts spanning two decades of feline animation from Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt. Featured cartoons include Dial “P” for Pink, Super Pink and a tribute to the Panther theme music, Pink, Plunk, Plink, which features a cameo by composer Henry Mancino.

The screening is at BAMcinématek and will include a special introduction from yours truly, Jerry Beck, the author of Pink Panther: The Ultimate Guide to the Coolest Cat in Town.


The 13th annual Animation Block Party will be held July 28th-31st at Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek. Animation Block Party will announce their full shorts competition lineup this Friday on their website.

Jerry Beck will also moderate a conversation with Tommy Stathes on animation film preservation, a Cartoon Restoration Showcase, on Saturday July 30th at BAMcinématek.

The complete ABP schedule is posted here.

BAMcinématek is located at the Peter Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY.

ABP 2016 weekend passes are currently on sale at

Brooklyn’s annual animation fest, theAnimation Block Party, has just announced its final special program of the summer. The Pink Panther Collection is coming to Brooklyn on Sunday, July 31st at 4:30pm.

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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