Culture

John Halas and Joy Batchelor working on the film animation of 'Animal Farm' adapted from the book by George Orwell (1903-50) (b/w photo), English Photographer, (20th century) / Halas & Batchelor Collection Ltd.
Culture

Joy Batchelor – Life in Animation

Who was Joy Batchelor? To celebrate the centenary of her birth and the release a new biography, Beatrice Okoro, Bridgeman’s UK Account Manager for TV and Film, rediscovers her groundbreaking achievements in the animation industry.     On 1st October 2014 I spent an evening at the Hungarian Culture Centre to […]

Art, Culture

Biblical masterpieces reimagined

And then there was art: For over two millennia, religious stories have been reinterpreted by artists and storytellers across all creative mediums. Since the very successful ‘Passion of Christ’ directed by Mel Gibson, Hollywood has sought to cash in and find other biblical themes and this year’s new instalment is Risen, released in time […]

Portrait of Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) c.1818-19 by Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) / Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen / Bridgeman Images
Culture

Exclusive Interview: Penny Dreadful

  Read our exclusive interview with Paul Brady, graphic designer on Showtime’s latest paranormal thriller ‘Penny Dreadful’, on the show and working with Bridgeman.  Gothic literature’s greatest characters meets art history’s darkest works in Showtime’s gritty horror show, ‘Penny Dreadful‘. Paul Brady, graphic design on the production, gives us this exclusive interview: 1. What was […]