The Alternative Gallery Presents: Open World Animation Festival
Fri 03/25/2016 - Sun 03/27/2016
707 N. 4th Street, Suite #103


The Alternative Gallery is launching its premier animation festival March 25-27, 2016. Open World Animation Festival brings together a wide mix of animation styles, voices, mediums & artists from around the world.

Animation styles include; stop motion, 3D, digital & computer animation, film cel, claymation, experimental, glitch, rotoscoping, GIF, mixed live action/animation, music videos, video game cutscenes & more.
Over 100 animators and hundreds of films from around the world will be involved!

Films will compete for awards & prizes, including the Audience Award, where YOU pick who wins!

There will also be an art exhibit along with the screenings, exhibiting the pieces that go into creating animated films: background art, film cels, character model sheets, sketches and more. See how much work goes into creating an animation!


Final film schedule will be announced in Mid-March.


All screenings will take place in the main gallery at the Cigar Factory. The festival will be broken down into several blocks, highlighting different themes, mediums & styles.

Each day will contain 2 or more blocks of film programming.

Each film block is $5 admission and range 2-4 hours each.

Day Passes & All Access Passes are also available.

Day Passes are $10 per day

All Access Passes are $25 each and limited to 25 passes total. These get you into every screening throughout the festival.

Only Day Passes & All Access Passes can be bought in advance.
March 25-27, 2016

March 25: 7 PM - 11 PM
March 26: 9 AM - 11 PM
March 27: 2 PM - 10 PM

$5 per film Block
$10 Day Pass
$25 All Access Pass (25 available)

All Ages - Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Cigar Factory
707 N. 4th St.
Allentown, PA