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STARBURST Film Festival Manchester 26th-28th August 2016

John Walsh - Trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation

John Walsh

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26th - 29 August 2016 MMU Manchester, UK

John Walsh, pictured here with Ray, is a trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. He is an award winning filmmaker with a focus on social justice.

His work ranges from television series and dramas for the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 to feature film productions. He is a double BAFTA and double Grierson Awards nominee.

His  documentary, ToryBoy The Movie, received a cinema release and 2014 saw the re-release of his first feature film, Monarch, starring TP McKenna and Jean Marsh.

Ray Harryhausen: The Lost Treasures

John will be looking at the Ray's lasting legacy, showcasing models and screening some little seen, if not exclusive, HarryHausen footage

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Bob Baker

Bob Baker

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Battletruck Screening

Battletruck Screening

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