Academy Sets Miyazaki Screening, Talk

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a special screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning feature Spirited Away and a tribute to the animation master himself.

The famed anime director will appear for ‘A Tribute to Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki’ on July 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Oscar-winning animator and Academy governor John Lasseter will host the event, which will feature clips from Miyazaki’s films and a conversation with the director.

The screening of Spirited Away is set for July 17 at 7:30 p.m., also at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Both events are held in conjunction with the Academy’s ongoing Anime! High Art – Pop Culture exhibition, which runs through Aug. 23.

Tickets for both events go on sale June 25 at the Academy box office or online at, and cost $3 for Academy members and $5 for the general public.