The L.A.-based festival released its lineup today, featuring 100th anniversary events for Warner Bros. and Disney.
#The Boy and the Heron
Renee Zhan’s short ‘Snake’ won the Share Her Journey Award, and ‘The Boy And The Heron’ was second runner-up among features.
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 summer movie season may be finished, but there are still plenty of animated films coming our way this year.
The San Sebastián screening will mark the film’s European debut and only the second time an animated feature has opened the festival.
The September 7 opening night screening will mark the film’s international debut.
This year’s box office has proved unpredictable, but animation is flourishing in the world’s biggest markets.
The longtime North American distributor of the Ghibli library will release the film in theaters later this year.