2014 marks the centenary of Joy Batchelor. We are celebrating with screenings and the edition of a beautiful illustrated book.
Animal Farm is 60! A new HD version will be available from autumn this year to mark the occasion
From May 2014
Joy at Southbank
Southbank Publishing have just added A Moving Image to their catalogue so you can by the new book here http://www.amazon.co.uk/Moving-Image-Batchelor-1914-1991-Animator/dp/1904915418
August/ September 2014
An Ode to Joy and ASIFA
The celebratory film of Joy Batcher is being sent to as many chapters of ASIFA as would like a copy. So far An Ode to Joy has been shown in 9 different countries including the USA.
10 September - 14 September
A tribute to Joy Batchelor in Varna
An Ode to Joy will be shown at WFAF World Animation festival in Varna Bulgaria as part of their In Memorium section.
1 October 2014
Joy at The Hungarian Cultural Centre
Joy Batchelor was a Hungarian during WW2! Hear the story, watch more of her information /propaganda films made with John Halas, Halas& Batchelor for the British government and enjoy a new compilation of her charming early films. There will also be a book signing of A Moving Image http://www.london.balassiintezet.hu/en/events/current-events/675-1001-celebrating-joy-batchelor/
Animal Farm is 60
A celebration of Joy!
'A Moving Image' a celebration of Joy Batchelor's work and achievements