Announcements

Harryhausen: The Lost Movies

Known for his iconic stop-motion creatures, Ray Harryhausen was at the forefront of Hollywood special effects for much of the 20th century. His films include One Million Years B.C., Clash of the Titans and Jason and the Argonauts, among others. But for every film that reaches the big screen, half a dozen projects are never […]

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Special Annnouncement: Force of the Trojans

The foundation established by legendary special effects visionary Ray Harryhausen is pleased to announce a joint effort with Morningside Productions, the company of late film producer Charles Schneer. Discovery of new materials in the vast archives of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation will be the basis of a spectacularly new and original theatrical motion […]

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Ray Harryhausen Exhibition, Edinburgh 2020

We are delighted to announce that the largest and widest ranging exhibition of Ray Harryhausen’s work ever seen will take place at the National Galleries of Scotland, Summer 2020. The Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art will host a celebration of Ray’s life and creations to mark the centenary of this legendary filmmaker and artist. […]

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Ray Harryhausen- Rondo Awards nominations 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories for this year’s Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards! BEST LIVE EVENT: Mythical Menagerie is exhibited at Science Museum Oklahoma, first U.S. exhibit since his death in 2013. Daughter Vanessa among guests. BEST MULTI-MEDIA HORROR SITE: ‘The Ray Harryhausen Podcast‘ BEST INTERVIEW: ‘John […]

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Exhibition in London: ‘Dinosaurs, Harryhausen and Me’

EXHIBITION ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Dinosaurs, Harryhausen and Me‘ will see a celebration of the work of our official conservator, Alan Friswell. Hosted at the Valence House Museum in Dagenham, London, this unique exhibition will showcase some of the most famous models that Alan has restored for the Foundation, including models from ‘Jason and the Argonauts’, ‘Clash of […]

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‘Recapturing Mighty Joe Young’ at Aberystwyth University

From November 2017, Aberystwyth University will host a celebration of Mighty Joe Young, following the discovery of a unique treasure from the film’s production. As Ray Harryhausen’s first major film project, this 1949 classic saw him animate under the supervision of idol and mentor, Willis O’Brien. To mark the discovery of an incredible post-production scrapbook […]

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