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Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai Wins Annie Award for Best Animated Independent Feature

Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai Wins Annie Award for Best Animated Independent Feature Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai Wins Annie Award for Best Animated Independent Feature

Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai Wins Annie Award for Best Animated Independent Feature

It’s anyone’s guess as to whether Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai will win at the Academy Awards, but this weekend, the film pulled in another impressive distinction. The 2018 film won for Best Animated Independent Feature at the Annie Awards, the long-running animation awards from the International …Read more  »

Masaaki Yuasa’s Night Is Short, Walk on Girl Wins Best Feature at Ottawa Animation Festival

Masaaki Yuasa’s Night Is Short, Walk on Girl Wins Best Feature at Ottawa Animation Festival Masaaki Yuasa’s Night Is Short, Walk on Girl Wins Best Feature at Ottawa Animation Festival

Masaaki Yuasa’s Night Is Short, Walk on Girl Wins Best Feature at Ottawa Animation Festival

Those Ottawans know what’s up. The Ottawa International Animation Festival has awarded Masaaki Yuasa’s Night Is Short, Walk on Girl with its grand prize for feature films. Yuasa’s other 2017 film, Lu Over the Wall, was also nominated for the award, making it the first …Read more  »

Live-Action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Wins Audience Award Following World Premiere

Live-Action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Wins Audience Award Following World Premiere Live-Action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Wins Audience Award Following World Premiere

Live-Action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Wins Audience Award Following World Premiere

Manga to live-action adaptations, with rare exceptions, are not known as the highest-quality films, to put it mildly. But it sounds like viewers at a film festival in Switzerland were impressed with the live-action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure film, giving it the festival’s Audience Award. The …Read more  »