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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Doc ‘Kingdom of Dreams’

Studio Ghibli fans in North America will get a chance to see behind the scenes of their favorite animation house as GKIDS has picked up regional rights to the unprecedented documentary ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Magnificent Coda

The ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Fond Farewell

Legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki bows out of the ... Continue Reading →
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New Images from Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ Surface

As Miyazaki fans count the days until the arrival of Hayao Miyazaki’s new pic The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) on July 20th in Japan, new images have surfaced on the web that reveal ... Continue Reading →
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Hideaki Voices the New Miyazaki Movie

Japanese director and animator Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will voice the lead character Horikoshi Jiro in this summer’s Miyazaki movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises). According ... Continue Reading →
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‘Poppy Hill’ Nabs APS Nomination

GKIDS, distributor of the latest award-winning feature effort from Japan’s Studio Ghibli From Up On Poppy Hill has announced the film has been nominated for the 2012 Asia Pacific ... Continue Reading →
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New Details of Studio Ghibli Projects Revealed

Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of acclaimed features such as Grave of the Fireflies and Only Yesterday, confirmed last week that he is working on a new movie. ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for Miyazaki’s ‘Kokuriko-Zaka’ Is Up!

Although Americans will have to wait until February 2012 to see Studio Ghibli’s 2010 feature Arrietty in theaters, Japanese audiences will have the chance to see another new animated ... Continue Reading →