Halas & Batchelor: Experiment and Music

Dir: John Halas, Joy Batchelor
60mins   UK   U   English   

With an introduction by Vivien Halas, daughter of the animators and custodian of the Halas and Batchelor estate, the programme for this screening is made up of a number of shorts on the theme of experiment and music.

Magic Canvas (1948), music by Matyas Seiber, 10 mins
Owl and the Pussycat (1952), stereoscopic music by Matyas Seiber, 7 mins
Hamilton the Musical Elephant (1961), music by John Dankworth, 8 mins
Hoffnung, Symphony Orchestra (1964), music by Francis Chagrin, 8 mins
Butterfly Ball (1974) design by Alan Aldridge, 4mins
Autobahn, Kraftwerk (1979) Roger Mainwood, 13 mins
Dilemma, design by Janos Kass, 10 mins

Screened as part of our celebration of Halas & Batchelor animation at Depot May/June 2018, featuring an exhibition in our Studio.