The Oscar-nominated ‘Mirai’ director discusses his new film, about a shy young high school girl who comes of age as she takes a fantastical journey through the virtual world of ‘U,’ releasing today in North American theaters.
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Mamoru Hosoda’s highly anticipated new animated feature introduces its unique universe with a sweeping musical number that instantly immerses you in the digital world “U.”
Produced by Japan’s Studio Chizu, the Annie-nominated animated feature tells the heartfelt story of a shy high school student growing up in the age of Social Media; GKIDS is releasing the film in cinemas next week, with IMAX previews beginning January 12.
Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s ‘touching and innovative’ film shares the personal history of an Afghan refugee; ‘Belle’ awarded special jury prize, with the audience award going to ‘The Crossing.’
GKIDS will release the highly acclaimed Studio Chizu animated feature on January 14th, 2022; check out two new teaser trailers and images.
Taking place October 22-24, the festival kicks-off with the North American premiere of Netflix’s feature, ‘The Summit of The Gods;’ virtual program will be free to view during the event – tickets are now available.
Highly anticipated animated musical fantasy will debut as an official selection in upcoming Cannes Premiere section July 15 before hitting Japanese theaters July 16; GKIDS to release theatrically in North America this winter, both in Japanese and English dubbed versions.
Animated musical fantasy from the Oscar-nominated ‘Mirai’ director boasts a talented Japanese and international crew that includes ‘Frozen’ and ‘Tangled’ concept artist Jin Kim as well as ‘Wolfwalkers’ co-directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.
The music-driven and reality-bending animated film from the Oscar-nominated ‘Mirai’ director boasts a talented Japanese and international crew that includes ‘Frozen’ and ‘Tangled’ concept artist Jin Kim.
26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects.
Special animation section at the 2019 Beijing Int’l Film Festival is largest slate of international animated feature films to be shown in China.
Animated Feature event to be hosted by DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold; USC School of Cinematic Arts professor Tom Sito to host Animated Short Film event.
The acclaimed director of ‘Wolf Children’ and ‘The Boy and the Beast’ paints an intimate portrait of a young boy’s vivid imagination and how it helps him accept the arrival of his baby sister in one of the last Japanese animated features to employ hand-drawn animation.
Leading up to Oscar Sunday on February 24th, catch up on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Brad Bird’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ We Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai, Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.
Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai,’ Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for best animated feature.
Gallery Nucleus exhibition, “Mirai and the Works of Mamoru Hosoda,” on display through Sunday, December 2.
From the celebrated director behind ‘The Boy and the Beast,’ soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together in U.S. theaters November 29 and December 5 & 8.
The veteran director of ‘Wolf Children’ and ‘The Boy and the Beast’ paints an intimate portrait of a young boy’s vivid imagination and how it helps him accept the arrival of his baby sister.
Second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will present a selection of new animated features from Asia, Europe, South America and North America.
Studio Ponoc to debut new short film compilation, ‘Modest Heroes,’ from directors Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita and Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
Japanese animated film from the celebrated director behind ‘The Boy and the Beast,’ ‘Wolf Children,’ ‘Summer Wars,’ and ‘The Girl Who Leapt Through Time’ flies to U.S. theaters on November 30.
Initial feature competition lineup and jury announced for second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.