Nippon executives will take over Ghibli’s business in October, although the studio will maintain complete creative independence.
According to Ghibli VP Junichi Nishioka, the director is still at the studio every day working on ideas for his next film.
Following its International premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week, Western critics are chiming in on Ghibli’s latest.
The film will hit U.S. theaters on December 8.
The San Sebastián screening will mark the film’s European debut and only the second time an animated feature has opened the festival.
After four weeks, ‘The Boy and the Heron’ is tracking slightly behind Miyazaki’s last film, ‘The Wind Rises.’
The September 7 opening night screening will mark the film’s international debut.
The longtime North American distributor of the Ghibli library will release the film in theaters later this year.
The executive change comes amid a recent swirl of Japanese media allegations regarding Suzuki.
Ghibli Park opens on November 1 and will feature several attractions pulled straight from the screen.
The park includes a Ghilbi Warehouse, Satsuki and Mei’s house from My Neighbor Totoro, and the Earth Shop from Whisper of the Heart.
Legendary composer Joe Hisaishi will produce the RSC stage adaptation in partnership with Studio Ghibli.
Besides more familiar work, here’s a chance to watch the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s three-hour documentary about a medieval canal system.
Studson tracked the whole process in an in-depth how-to video. Watch it here.
The exhibition will open together with the L.A. museum on September 30.
The compositing tool was used in every shot in the film — the first fully cg feature from the fabled Japanese studio.
“That kind of film would be a hit,” said the Studio Ghibli director on being told the gist of the movie.
Cartoon Brew’s associate editor Alex Dudok de Wit spent a very long time thinking about a very sad film. Here are some of his conclusions.
“It was Otsuka-san who taught me the fun of working,” Hayao Miyazaki once wrote.
Meanwhile, Studio Ghibli’s “Earwig and the Witch” took $132,768 in five days in North America, and “The Croods: A New Age” remains one of the top releases in the U.S.