2014 marks the centenary of Joy Batchelor. We are celebrating with screenings and the edition of a beautiful illustrated book.
A Moving Image Joy Batchelor 1914-1991 Artist, Writer and Animator

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

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.

12 July - 23 July 2014

Cut and Dried
Lewes printmakers at the Hop Gallery in Fisher Street Lewes.

On view will be original and affordable wood block, lino and monoprints from talented printmakers such as Carolyn Trant, Michele Doyle, Caroline Chapel, Simon Wood and many others including work by Vivien Halas.

On sale within the exhibition will be some of Joy Batchelor's etchings and original plates from her art school days in 1928, posthumously printed by Vivien and the book about her work A Moving Image.

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



Animal Farm is 60

A celebration of Joy!

Charley 1946

'A Moving Image' a celebration of Joy Batchelor's work and achievements