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GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the two-week festival will offer L.A. audiences a unique opportunity to catch some of the best recent animated features from all over the [...]
The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize this month. It also received an award of excellence in animation, as did the four other films vying for the [...]
Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the short centers on a merchant’s daughter and her childhood friend, who are attracted to each other, but forced to stay apart by their families. [...]
We have more details about popular anime director Mamoru Hosoda’s next movie. The helmer of acclaimed hits Summer Wars and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is working on Okami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki). According to a story in the Anime News Network, [...]
Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated movie can be very telling. Just ask Spanish director Ignacio Ferreras, who is getting a lot of attention this year because of his [...]
Anime visionary Mamoru Hosoda imagines a clash between two realities in his 2D sci-fi hit, Summer Wars. While toon town tab-keepers are pondering which of the slick, 3-D CG studio releases will land Oscar nomination spots, a very different kind of story is sailing to U.S. shores for its qualifying [...]
Summer Wars, one of the 15 films set to qualify for this year’s best animated feature Oscar race, has announced additional dates for its limited theatrical run. Directed by Mamoru Hosoda, the science-fiction anime film is being distributed theatrically by GKids, which also handled last year’s surprise nominee The Secret [...]