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.
The film is out now in select theaters and on HBO Max in the United States.
“The more you expand your own emotional journey through life, the more the movie gives back to you,” says Desrumaux.
The exhibition will look at Suzuki’s early career as a magazine editor and how it shaped his work as a producer.
Pixar’s latest almost tripled its debut in its second weekend, grossing $13.7 million.
Welcome to our first-ever monthly guide to streaming animation.
In other news: Pixar’s “Soul” has opened in China to a modest $5.5 million.
The film will air on Japanese tv on December 30, with a North American release following early next year.
Welcome to the year of five Disney features, Ghibli’s comeback, and many, many sequels.
Goro Miyazaki’s feature will be released by longtime Ghibli distributor Gkids.
Ghibli re-releases are dominating the box office in Japan.
They’re quite a departure from the studio’s house style…
Is the festival warming up to animation at last?
A twist: it may not come to cinemas at all.
Ghibli’s former head of international speaks about the studio’s awkward relationship with Disney — and much more — ahead of the release of his memoir.
Ghibli’s former international chief recounts colorful anecdotes about Hayao Miyazaki, Harvey Weinstein, Martin Scorsese, and others.