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NYICFF Reveals Complete 2017 Slate

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival — which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, February 24-March 19 — has unveiled its full 2017 ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Films of Studio Ghibli’ Returns to TIFF Bell Lightbox

That all-anime spotlight program “Spirited Away: The Films of Studio Ghibli” will return for a third time to TIFF Bell Lightbox as a delightful audience treat for the holiday ... Continue Reading →
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Dreams, Made Real

Isao Takahata Suzuki The chance to work with Studio Ghibli lured ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Artist Michiyo Yasuda Dies Age 77

Michiyo Yasuda — a widely respected animator and color artist whose four decade career included a span at Studio Ghibli from its first feature (Castle in the Sky, 1986) to Hayao ... Continue Reading →
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Art Ludique Paris to Premiere Disney Exhibit

From October 14, 2016 through March 5, 2017, Art Ludique – The Museum will present for the first time the special exhibition “L’Art des Studios d’Animation Walt ... Continue Reading →
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‘Only Yesterday’ & ‘Boy in the World’ Arrive July 5

GKIDS announces that pre-ordering is now available for the home entertainment release of Isao Takahata’s Only Yesterday and Ale Abreu’s Boy & the World. Both titles ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Only Yesterday, a Classic in Japanese Animation, Is a Delicate Beauty L.A. Times’ Kenneth Turan applauds the long-awaited stateside arrival of Isao Takahata’s overlooked gem. Oscars: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ & ‘World of Tomorrow’ Take Home Annies

The 43rd annual Annie Awards unfolded Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Among the top honors were Pixar’s Inside Out, which won the Best Animated Feature prize as well ... Continue Reading →
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Garfunkel & Oates, Tom Kenny Among Annie Presenters

Organizers of the 43rd Annual Annie Awards have revealed the roster of presenters who will take the stage at the Saturday, February 6 to celebrate the year’s best in animation. Returning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Only Yesterday’ Arrives in NYC

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata’s 1980s family classic Only Yesterday has made its North American theatrical debut at New York’s IFC Center to enthusiastic critics and film ... Continue Reading →