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' as well as the mini documentary about Joy by Martin Pickles and Vivien Halas 'An Ode to Joy'

Animal Farm is 60 years young! 

A new HD restored version will be available on Blue Ray from October 27. After great sell out premiere at the London Film Festival, Animal Farm is being shown at the Curzon Victoria and many other cinemas in London, Bradford and Brighton.

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.

You can also buy the book from the BFI bookshop.

18 - 19 October 2014

Animal Farm in HD at the Curzon Victoria
London Animation Film Festival

Not to be missed is this newly restored HD version of Animal Farm that has never looked so good.  

22 November 2014

Halas & Batchelor shorts for children
at the Institute Francais London

6 short films for the very young full of wit and humour

18 / 21 November 2014

Animal Farm and a celebration of Joy at BAF Bradford

Another chance to see 'An Ode to Joy' and a new selection of Joy Batchelors films introduced by Paul Wells and Vivien Halas along with a book signing of 'A Moving Image'. 

Wednesday 19 November-Pictureville 16.00 - 17.30 
Joy Batchelor centenary celebration, retrospective and book signing

Followed by Animal Farm in HD - Cubby Broccoli Cinema 18.00- 19.15

6 December 2014

Joy at the CineCity Festival, Brighton 
16.00 at the Sallis Benny Theatre 

A Life in Animation, a centenary celebration program of Joy Batchelor's films with a screen talk and book signing. 

7 December 2014

Animal Farm at CineCity, Brighton 

11.00 at the Duke of Yorks

The newly restored HD version of Animal Farm that has never looked so good. A must not only for children and adults but for all animation fans. 



Animal Farm is 60

A celebration of Joy!

H&B 'Le Best Of' children's films at The Institute Francais

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

Dustbin Parade, directed, produced, designed and animated by Joy