Santa Barbara International Film Festival To Screen Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story


It was announced today that Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story will be screened at the 30th anniversary edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), which will take place January 27 – February 7, 2015. The film will be featured in the “Animated Shorts” section at SBIFF. This honor adds to the short’s list of accolades, which also includes:

  • Best Shorts Competition – “Best of Show”
  • 18th Annual LA Shorts Fest – Best Animated Short
  • 2014 New Media Film Festival – Best Animated Short
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival 2014 – Best Animation (First Prize)
  • 2014 Telly Awards – Online Video: Animation (silver), For Children (bronze) and Film/Video: Use of Animation (bronze), Children’s audience (silver)

Based on the popular Disney Parks Vinylmation collectible franchise, Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story is a 38 minute stop-motion animated film that tells the story of Blank, an unpainted Vinylmation, on an epic adventure through an original new world to find his lost soul mate.

Guests can now download Blank on Google Play and view it online from their computer, Android phone/tablet or iPhone/iPad through the Google Play Movies & TV app (get the app for Android or iOS). And for more information about Blank, visit and check out the short’s tumblr at