Handling Ships

Cannes 1946

Modern Guide to Health

First prize, Brussels 19947

Charley in New Town

Edinburgh, Cannes 1948

Farmer Charley,
Charley’s March of Time

Edinburgh 1949

Top Dogs (Snip and Snap)

Venice Film Festival, First Prize 1960

The Insolent Matador (Habatales)

Melbourne 1961

The Stowaway (FooFoo)

Venice Film Festival, First Prize 1962

Automania 2000

Oscar nomination 1963
Moscow Film Festival, First Prize 1963
Locarno, First Prize 1963
Barcelona, First Prize 1963
Oberhausen First Prize 1964
Tel Aviv First Prize 1965

Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra (Tales from Hoffnung)

Vienna, First Prize 1965
Chicago, Diploma 1965
British Film Academy Nomination 1966
Montevideo, 1968
Barcelona, 1969

Birds Bees and Storks (Tales from Hoffnung)

British Film Academy Nomination 1966


Butterfly Ball

John Grierson Award 1975


Zagreb, 1980


Moscow, Best Short Film 1981
Thessaloniki Grand Prix 1981
London Film Festival, Outstanding film of the year 1981


Montreal World Film Festival, Special Jury Prize 1982

A Memory of Moholy Nagy

London IVCA Award 1991
Monte Carlo 1991

Awards to John Halas

OBE 1972
The Queen’s Award for Industry 1974
Annie Award Hollywood 1986
ASIFA Prize 1986
Life Achievement Award Zagreb 1990
Pro Cultura Hungaricus Budapest 1992


British Army at your Service

Edinburgh 1950

Magic Canvas

Edinburgh, Cannes 1950

As Old as the Hills

First prize, Venice 1950

The Shoemaker and the Hatter

Edinburgh 1951  

John Gilpin (Poet and Painter series)

Edinburgh 1951

Coastal Navigation

Second prize, Venice 1952

The Owl and the Pussycat

Edinburgh 1953

Moving Spirit

Edinburgh 1953

The Figurehead

Cannes 1953
London Royal Film Performance 1953
Berlin 1953

Power to Fly

Edinburgh 1954
First prize, Venice 1954

Animal Farm

Berlin 1955 Diploma
Durban 1956 Diploma of Merit

The World of Little Ig

First prize Venice 1957

History of the Cinema

London Royal Film Performance 1957
Milan Festival, Grand Prix 1958

The Cultured Ape


Venice Film Festival, First Prize 1959



Here are just some of over 200 awards made to Halas and Batchelor studio