Top Ten Ray Harryhausen Creatures

The votes are in, and the ultimate Ray Harryhausen top ten has been decided! Watch our countdown of the final results in our #Harryhausen100 poll. Join us in celebrating Ray Harryhausen’s 100th birthday, as the world stops to remember this remarkable Titan of Cinema. Featuring clips from each of the world’s favourite Harryhausen creatures, plus […]

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Harryhausen 100- Vote in the ultimate creature poll

Vote here A month ahead of what would have been Ray Harryhausen’s 100th birthday, The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation have launched an online poll to find which one of his many creations is the world’s favourite. Will it be Bubo the playful mechanical owl, the monstrous Medusa or the iconic skeleton warriors from Jason […]

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Statement from the Trustees- Ray Harryhausen Centenary

Our centenary exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland, ‘Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema’, has been postponed. We hope to share the new opening date soon. Vanessa Harryhausen’s unique memoir ‘Titan of Cinema’ will still be published soon. Vanessa has selected 100 creatures and objects that reflect the strong bond she had with her father. […]

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‘Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema’ postponement

An update from the National Galleries of Scotland regarding the ‘Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema‘ exhibition, which has been postponed due to the current pandemic: ‘An opening date for this exhibition will be confirmed as soon as possible. As you will be aware our Galleries are currently closed which will impact our timescales for opening […]

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Rondo Awards 2020: Harryhausen Nominations

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories for The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards 2020. Please cast your vote for the following by emailing by Sunday March 29th: 12) BOOK OF THE YEAR— HARRYHAUSEN: The Lost Movies, by John Walsh (Titan Books). A look at the projects by the special-effects master that […]

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Preorder Ray Harryhausen | Titan of Cinema book now!

This new book accompanies the greatly anticipated Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema exhibition, on display at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (SNGMA) from 23 May 2020. A landmark exhibition book that examines 100 objects selected from an incredible archive by the animator Ray Harryhausen’s daughter. The book is packed with Vanessa’s personal stories that have never previously been heard or published from […]

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Vanessa Harryhausen at the Boston Sci-Fi Festival

We are delighted to announce that Vanessa Harryhausen will be a special guest of honour at this year’s Boston Sci-Fi Fest. Vanessa will be taking part in a special meet and greet lunch on Friday February 14th, from 1pm, where she will speak about growing up with her father’s legendary creations and films. On Saturday 15th, […]

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Harryhausen: The Lost Movies OUT NOW

A journey into the thrilling films that almost could-have-been, from the mind of the stop-motion genius who revolutionised Hollywood special effects ‘Harryhausen: The Lost Movies‘ by John Walsh is out now! 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 […]

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