Bao

Domee Shi’s Pixar Short ‘Bao’ Satisfies Artistic Appetite

For so many of us, food is home. The type of food made by parents or caregivers becomes as much a part of who we are as anything else that we experience growing up. And so it was for ... Continue Reading →
Pom Poko

GKIDS and Fathom Revisit Ghbili’s ‘Pom Poko’

Studio Ghibli fans will get a chance to see the late Oscar-nominated director Isao Takahata’s acclaimed movie Pom Poko June 17, 18 and 20th in select U.S. theaters. Originally released ... Continue Reading →
Lucia Bulgheroni

Cannes Short Spotlight: ‘Inanimate’ by Lucia Bulgheroni

Last week, Lucia Bulgheroni’s acclaimed stop-motion short Inanimate received the Third Prize at the Cannes Festival Cinéfondation competition. The Cinéfondation and Short Films ... Continue Reading →
Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter

Serious Lunch Serves Second Raft of Deals for Ghibli’s ‘Ronja’

London-based exec production and distribution company Serious Lunch Ltd. has secured a second raft of major territory deals for Studio Ghibli’s 26-part animated series Ronja, the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Porco Rosso’ Lands at Ghibli Fest, ‘Daphne & Velma’ Trailer, Design a SIGGRAPH Asia Mascot & More!

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ Soars to US Theaters The 1992 Studio Ghibli adventure about a world-weary flying ace turned bounty hunter magically transformed into a pig will ... Continue Reading →
Manou the Swift

Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead ‘Manou the Swift’ Voice Flock

Multi-award-winning actors Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will be heading the voice cast for upcoming animated feature Manou the Swift. Produced by Germany’s LUXX Film, the project ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Hello Napoleon

‘Hello, Napoleon’ Sets Out to Conquer Cartoons on the Bay

This Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m., visitors to Italy’s annual Cartoons on the Bay competition and conference will be able to step into a charming family adventure starring one of ... Continue Reading →
Big Fish and Begonia

‘Big Fish & Begonia’: A Magical, Mystical Tale

***This article originally appeared in the April ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** After a successful run on the festival circuit, the Chinese feature Big Fish & Begonia ... Continue Reading →
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →