To mark publication of Ray Harryhausen’s Fantasy Scrapbook, a beautiful hardback celebration of the work of the legendary animator, Aurum Press have teamed up with the
Barbican and online community Don’t Panic to launch an animation competition with an incredible prize. Three winners will:
Entry to this spectacular competition is via a storyboard, rather than a finished animation. A selection of storyboard templates can be downloaded from
www.dontpaniconline.com/rayharryhausen. Entrants should go to the same page to upload their finished entries – all on the theme of monsters. Finished storyboards will sit in a viewing gallery where visitors to the site can vote for their favourites. The ten entries with the most votes, together with up to two judges’ wild cards, will make it to a shortlist judged by a distinguished panel:
Ray Harryhausen’s Fantasy Scrapbook features a wealth of previously unseen film artefacts and concept artwork, much of which was only recently discovered in a forgotten LA garage.
Boasting models from unrealized projects, early scripts, storyboards, colour photos of Ray at work, as well as posters and publicity stills, it’s a visual feast for fans of one of the world’s most influential film-makers.
For full terms and conditions see www.dontpaniconline.com/rayharryhausen
The competition opens on November 29th and closes at midnight on February 12th 2012.
Full details of the Ray Harryhausen event at the Barbican will be released next year.