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Anime Legend Miyazaki Returns to the Director’s Chair Studio Ghibli has confirmed that its co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement (again) to work on a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest ‘17: Open Air Fare, Awards & Musical Updates

Kicking off next week in Germany, the 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS) has already announced many of the exciting program highlights that its expected 80,000 ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Expands Library with Studio Ghibli, ‘MLP’ Movie Art Books

VIZ Media has slated some noteworthy animation-related additions to its upcoming publishing slate. During its official panel at pop culture and comics convention C2E2, held over the ... Continue Reading →
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Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Fathom Partner for Ghibli Fest and ‘Mune’ US Premiere

Following the success of the cinema events for Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to bring a series of anime classics ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Home Sets Annie-Winning ‘The Red Turtle’ for May 2

The much buzzed-about feature collaboration between Oscar-winning director Michael Dudok de Wit (Father and Daughter) and the legendary Studio Ghibli The Red Turtle is set to arrive ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli’s Suzuki: Miyazaki Is Working on a New Feature

During a recent Academy screening of Oscar nominated film The Red Turtle, producer and Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki let it slip that his longtime comrade Hayao Miyazaki is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Wins MPSE Golden Reel for Animation

The 64th Golden Reel Awards, presented by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), took place Sunday to celebrate the best in cinema and television soundcraft from 2016. The feature ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards: ‘Zootopia’ Sweeps Top Honors

The 44th Annie Awards were held Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall, toasting the best in animation with a gala ceremony complete with Red Carpet arrivals and presenters with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Soars with Altitude Film

Altitude Film Sales has secured international rights to the first feature film from Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, according to Variety. The 2D fantasy adaptation is directed ... Continue Reading →