The Podcast: Episode 3 with Helen Haswell

Thursday, March 19, 2015

In this month’s podcast, I chat with Helen Haswell. Helen is a PhD candidate at Queens University in Belfast, who’s area of research happens to be the merger…

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Genuine Storytelling Versus Naked Commercialism

Monday, February 3, 2014

Almost all films are a commercial venture to some extent but not all are created equal, as the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Disney demonstrate. Both make successful films, but only one does it to genuinely tell stories.

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The Animation Anomaly Podcast Episode 3

Monday, September 2, 2013

The Animation Anomaly podcast episode 3! Join Charles as he discusses in depth some articles and news from the last week.

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Flixist Looks At Spirited Away But Neglects One Very Important Thing

Friday, February 17, 2012

Matthew Razak over at Flixist has a great in-depth look at Hayao Miyazaki’s seminal 2001 film, Spirited Away. That article is well worth a few minutes of your…

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It’s Now 10 Years Since the World Was First Spirited Away

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

 Via: Inside Pulse Today marks ten whole years since Studio Ghibli first shared Spirited Away with the world. Thus far it is the only foreign film to win…

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People I Respect: Hayao Miyazaki

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

This is the second in a series of posts in which I explain why I respect certain people in the animation industry and why you should do the…

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How Animators Should Be Managed

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Via: Collider.com According to Hayao Miyazaki: I am an animator. I feel like I’m the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I’m rather…

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Hayao Miyazaki in The New Yorker

Thursday, February 17, 2011

In 2005, Margaret Talbot wrote an article on the one and only Hayao Miyazaki for the The New Yorker magazine. It’s an excellent profile of perhaps the greatest…

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Link: Hayao Miyazaki and the future of animation by Alec Nevala-Lee

Thursday, January 6, 2011

I just thought I’d share a link to a post by Alec Nevala-Lee who takes a look at Hayao Miyazaki and how his films are fundamentally different from…

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Happy Birthday to Mr. Miyazaki!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Via: Collider.com Woops, I almost forgot about this in my quest for tomorrow’s topic, but today is the birthday of the one and only Hayao Miyazaki, whose now…

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