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Industry Pros Gather at Animation Feature Summit

On Sunday, the inaugural World Animation Feature Films and VFX Summit was launched in grand style at the Marina del Rey California Yacht Club. During a special opening night cocktail ... Continue Reading →
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‘Poppy Hill’ Nabs APS Nomination

GKIDS, distributor of the latest award-winning feature effort from Japan’s Studio Ghibli From Up On Poppy Hill has announced the film has been nominated for the 2012 Asia Pacific ... Continue Reading →
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Voices Set for ‘Poppy Hill’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Enter Four Pics in Oscar Race

Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying ... Continue Reading →
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GKids to Release Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’ Wins Japan’s Academy Award

Studio Ghibli’s hit From Up on Poppy Hill won Japan’s prestigious Academy Award for Best Animated Feature last Friday. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro, the gentle coming-of-age ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for Miyazaki’s ‘Kokuriko-Zaka’ Is Up!

Although Americans will have to wait until February 2012 to see Studio Ghibli’s 2010 feature Arrietty in theaters, Japanese audiences will have the chance to see another new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Goro Miyazaki to Direct ‘Kokuriko-zaka kara’ for Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli has set Kokuriko-zaka kara (From Kokuriko Hill) as its next animated feature film release, with Goro Miyazaki set to direct. Due to be released next summer, the feature ... Continue Reading →