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The Ray Harryhausen Awards- Deadline this Saturday!

April 26th 2022

A reminder to submit your film for The Ray Harryhausen Awards before the extended closing date of this Saturday, April 30th 2022!


⭐️Best Feature Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Short Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Student Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Commercial Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Television Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Children's Film Animation⭐️


Check out more details in our monthly newsletter, or email info@harryhausenawards.com

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First look at the Ray Harryhausen Award with John Walsh

April 8th 2022

Ray Harryhausen Award- Unboxing with John Walsh 

from Ray Harryhausen Foundation on Vimeo.

Foundation trustee and filmmaker John Walsh unboxes the first Ray Harryhausen Award! Get an exclusive look at this incredible award, cast by Arch Bronze foundry.

Submit your film for the Harryhausen Awards before the extended closing date of April 30th 2022:

⭐️Best Feature Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Short Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Student Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Commercial Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Television Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Children's Film Animation⭐️

See the full details via https://www.harryhausenawards.com/submissions
or email info@harryhausenawards.com

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Awards Deadline Extended to April 30th

March 22nd 2022

You can now submit your film for the Harryhausen Awards before the new closing date of April 30th!

⭐️Best Feature Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Short Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Student Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Commercial Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Television Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Children's Film Animation⭐️

Enter through our submissions page, or email info@harryhausenawards.com #Harryhausenawards

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'Children's Animation' award announced

February 15th 2022

We are delighted to announce that a new category for 'Best Children's Animation' has been added to the 2022 Ray Harryhausen Awards.


This new category is open to under-16s and is free to enter. For further information, head to our submissions page.


Please note that this new award replaces the 'Best Online Film Animation' category.

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Online submissions now available

February 10th 2022

You can now submit to the Ray Harryhausen Awards directly through our website!


Head to our Submissions page, and enter your film before April 15th 2022. For queries email info@harryhausenawards.com

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Ray Harryhausen Awards Announced

June 29th 2021

The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation are delighted to announce new film awards programme, established in honour of the legendary master of stop-motion animation.

Beginning on January 1st 2022, we will be accepting entries under the following categories:


⭐️Best Feature Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Short Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Student Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Commercial Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Television Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Children's Animation (free entry)⭐️
⭐️Harryhausen Hall of Fame Award⭐️

Ray Harryhausen’s influence on cinema past and present is truly titanic. I devised these awards in Ray’s name to recognise new standards of excellence in the growing field of animation.”
John Walsh, Filmmaker & Trustee


Dad always recognised the strong educational aspect of his work. I hope that these awards will encourage a new generation of animators to be inspired and follow their own dreams”
Vanessa Harryhausen, Ray’s daughter and Trustee


   Media Enquiries:

Connor Heaney, Collections Manager  connor@rayharryhausen.org.uk
John Walsh, Trustee  john@walshbros.co.uk

Detailed submission information will be provided soon.

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Harryhausen Awards- Submission details

December 26th 2021

Submissions to the inaugural Harryhausen Awards begin on 1st January 2022. 

Entrants can submit under the following categories:

⭐️Best Feature Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Short Film Animation⭐️
⭐️Best Student Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Commercial Film Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Television Animation⭐️

⭐️Best Children's Animation (free entry)⭐️

An Entry Fee must be paid via PayPal to rayharryhausenfoundation@gmail.com before each film is submitted. The Entry Fee covers the cost of one entrance to one category of the competition.  

The Entry Fee for a Feature Film Animation is £350.

The Entry fee for all other categories is £150.

A reduced fee of £50 for student entries must be paid alongside a letter from their University or College Admin office confirming their student status at the date of application; and the film they are submitting.

If entrants are unable to make payment via Paypal, they should contact the Foundation at info@harryhausenawards.com for assistance.

Upon receipt of the relevant Entry Fee, a private Dropbox link will be provided by The Foundation via email for each film to be uploaded. If a private Dropbox link is not provided within 3 working days of payment of Entry Fee, entrants should contact The Foundation at info@harryhausenawards.com, providing confirmation of payment and entry details. Feature film entrants may alternatively submit 5 copies of a DVD or Blu Ray disc of their entry for the adjudication process.

The winner for each category will be awarded with one Harryhausen Award statue, engraved with the name of their winning category, their name and the name of their entry.  A further ‘nomination certificate’ shall be awarded to all participants who were considered for a prize by the Judges.

Submission deadline is 17:00 on April 15th 2022. All entrants must be 16 years old or above. 


See full terms and conditions for further details. 

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