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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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Into the Unknown- Exhibition dates in Greece and Denmark

Following a successful first phase at the Barbican Centre in London, the ‘Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction‘ exhibition will now tour Europe. This unprecedented programme will showcase an all-encompassing exploration of the genre, from its roots in classic literature, through to modern day cinema blockbusters. As such, this will be a unique […]

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Stop-Motion Film Competition- Milngavie Week 2017

The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation are delighted to announce that we will be judging the first edition of the Milgavie Week Stop Motion Competition this coming June. Young animators are invited to put together a short film, demonstrating their techniques and showcasing their storytelling skills. Winning entries will be judged by the Foundation’s trustees, […]

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Into the Unknown- A Journey through Science Fiction

We are pleased to announce that items from the Ray Harryhausen collection will be displayed as part of the Barbican Centre’s ‘Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction’ exhibition. This unprecedented programme will showcase an all-encompassing exploration of the genre, from its roots in classic literature, through to modern day cinema blockbusters. As such, […]

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