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.

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