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Screen Crave Interviews John Lasseter and Hayao Miyazaki on "Ponyo"

Screen Crave has posted an interview with Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Disney’s John Lasseter on Ponyo, Miyazaki’s latest movie which will premiere in the United States on August 14, 2009. Among other topics, Miyazaki discusses how close the movie is to him and what he thinks of the English versions of his films; Lasseter […]

"Variety" Spotlight on Hayao Miyazaki

Variety has posted a host of articles focusing on Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, in advance of his appearance at the San Diego Comic Con International 2009 and the North American premiere of his latest movie Ponyo. Included are articles on the efforts to raise Miyazaki’s profile (and Ponyo’s box office receipts), comments from his […]

VIZ Media Announces "Ponyo" Tie-in Books, Miyazaki "Starting Point" Collection

VIZ Media has announced several new books relating to famed Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki and his latest movie Ponyo, which will be released in North America on August 14, 2009. There will be three direct tie-in books for the movie, including the 4-volume official film comic (suggested retail price $9.99 per volume), a Ponyo […]

NY Times on Hayao Miyazaki Visit to US for SDCC, Honors

The New York Times has taken a look at the upcoming visit to the United States by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki (free registration required). Miyazaki will be a guest at the San Diego Comic-Con Internation 2009 on Friday, July 24, 2009, followed by an appearance to receive the University of California, Berkeley Japan Prize. The […]

AMPAS Expands "Summer of Anime" Plans for Miyazaki Film & Tribute

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will be expanding its “Summer of Anime” celebration with two screenings to pay tribute to Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki. Spirited Away will be screened on Friday, July 17, 2009, at 7:30 PM, and A Tribute to Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki will be screened on Tuesday, July […]

"Ponyo" Leads Animation at the Los Angeles Film Festival June 18-28, 2009

The Los Angeles Film Festival will be screening a broad palette of animated programming at this year’s event, running from June 18-28, 2009. Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo will be screened for attendees on Sunday, Jun 28, 2009, at 6:30 PM. Several music videos and short films will be screened throughout the event as well. For more […]

"Ponyo" to Debut on 800 Screens in US

Producer Frank Marshall has stated on his Twitter account that Ponyo, the latest movie from Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki, will be debuting on 800 screens when it is released on August 14, 2009. This will make it noticeably larger than any prior Miyazaki release in the US — 2002′s Spirited Away was showing on 714 […]

Ghibli Doing Work for "Ninokuni" Video Game

Studio Ghibli is working on Ninokuni, a videogame for the Nintendo DS from Level-5 that is meant to commemorate the gamemaker’s tenth birthday, 1up.com reports. The game is a fantasy RPG about a boy given the chance to recover his deceased mother by entering a mystical world. According to the article, Ghibli decided to work […]

"Ponyo" Gets Berth at LA Film Festival

Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo will close the Los Angeles Film Festival, AWN reports. The film, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” will screen on Sunday, June 28, at 6:30pm at the Mann Village Theater. Ponyo will go into general release on August 14. Walt Disney Pictures distributes.

The Independent Profiles Hayao Miyazaki

UK newspaper, The Independent, speaks with Hayao Miyazaki, long-time collaborator, Toshio Suzuki and Studio Ghibli president, Koji Hoshino. The profile touches on Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, Miyazaki’s lifelong struggle to interpret the world of children, his obsession while working on a project and his immediate sentimental detachment upon completion, his dislike of […]

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