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VIDEO: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons Experimental filmmaker Kelly Gallagher (Pen Up the Pigs) debuts her latest collage animation on ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki May Exit Partial Retirement for First CG Feature

Fans sort of assumed it was only a matter of time before irrepressible creative guru Hayao Miyazaki canceled his (sixth) retirement, announced in all seriousness in 2013 when he was ... 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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Serious Lunch Inks ‘Ronja’ Deals in US and Beyond

Serious Lunch has secured a raft of deals for the enchanting family adventure series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter across multiple territories and platforms. Based on the book by Astrid ... 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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Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer Arrives

Sony Classics has released the full trailer for Academy Award-winning animator Michael Dudok de Wit’s highly anticipated desert island fable The Red Turtle. The footage reveals a ... Continue Reading →
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Podcast: BBC’s Witness: Studio Ghibli – Japanese Animation Animator Hirokatsu Kihara talks to Made in Manchester’s Ashley Byrne about how the legendary studio has evolved ... Continue Reading →
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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Studio Ghibli’s Detailed Animation Process Former Ghibli producer Hirokatsu Kihara demonstrates the fine-pointed creative process behind classics like Nausicaa ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Is China Box-Office Triumph

B&T Studio’s Big Fish & Begonia — an inventive, indie hybrid of Studio Ghibli-inspired 2D and CG animation — has marked a second triumphant week at the local ... Continue Reading →