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Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed 2D animated feature From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara) will begin its New York run this Friday, thanks to indie studio GKIDS. The film was the top-earning animated feature in Japan in 2011, grossing almost $54 million and outdrawing two Pokémon features. It also won the Japan [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS has announced its English language voice cast picks for the North American release of Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill, Variety reports. The red carpet-worthy cast will be headlined by Gillian Anderson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Aubrey Plaza and [...]
VIEW Conference has announced that award-winning animation guru Genndy Tartakovsky of Dexter’s Laboratory fame will present exclusive footage from his feature film debut, Sony’s 3-D Hotel Transylvania, and discuss the project during the conference taking place in Turin, Italy Oct. 16-19. VIEW has previously announced participation by director/sound-designer Gary Rydstrom [...]
The endless font of Japanese animated goodness spews forth on DVD shelves this week! The can’t-pass-up offering today is Disney’s North American version of Studio Ghibli’s The Secret World of Arrietty, which arrives on DVD [SRP $29.99] and DVD/Blu-ray combo pack [$39.99]. This exquisitely rendered take on Mary Norton’s beloved [...]
Italy’s top CG animation and vfx technology conference VIEW has announced some of the key speakers for its 2012 Edition, which takes place Oct. 16-19 in the beautiful city of Turin. Among the top-notch guests of the fest this year are Eric Darnell, director of DreamWorks’ Madagascar trilogy; seven-time Oscar-winning [...]
Walt Disney Studios will be releasing three hit traditionally animated features from Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli on Blu-ray May 22—The Secret World of Arrietty, Castle in the Sky and Whisper of the Heart. Released this past February in U.S. theaters, Arrietty is a modern take on Mary Norton’s classic [...]
How Disney brought Studio Ghibli’s take on The Borrowers to U.S. audiences. For over two decades, the enchanting traditionally animated features of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata’s Studio Ghibli have been awing audiences at home in Japan, and increasingly around the world. Thanks to its partnership with Disney, the works [...]