Ghibli’s first international co-production is directed by “Father and Daughter” director Michael Dudok de Wit.
“Long Way North” will debut in the U.S. later this year.
Takahata claims he’s “too busy at work” to become a member of the organization that hands out the Oscars.
Audiences in LA and NY have voted with their wallets: they are ready for mature and intelligent feature animation.
Yonebayashi’s second feature “When Marnie Was There” arrives on Blu-ray next week.
Isaoo Takahata’s 1991 efort is the only Studio Ghibli film never to have receive a North American release.
Male artists and the Disney Company continue to dominate the Academy’s animation and vfx branches.
Acting instructor Ed Hooks explores the acting and performance in each of this year’s Oscar-nominated animation features.
“I do think that animation can have a language of its own, rather than simply mimicking live action.”
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association have just named Isao Takahata’s “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” as the top animated film of 2014