There’s shades of Spirited Away and Kiki’s Delivery Service in this charming animation from Studio Ponoc.
This stunning animated fantasy from Chinese pair Liang Xuan and Zhang Chun rivals Studio Ghibli.
Grace Lee’s beguiling animation The Baths is one of over 300 films screening at Playback Festival 2018.
From his studio in Dublin, the American animator rivalled Disney during the 1980s and early ’90s.
By Alex King
Greece’s Anima Syros festival provided a platform for a bright new generation of women animators.
This Japanese anime from Sunao Katabuchi doesn’t quite reach the dizzy heights of Studio Ghibli.
The ecological message at the heart of Hayao Miyazaki’s 1997 film feels even more urgent today.
Will the director borrow any of the original’s surreal elements for his forthcoming live-action version?
By Henry Bevan
The Beauty and the Beast remake is being hailed as progressive, but the studio’s animation vault is filled with queer subtext.
The legendary Studio Ghibli director is reportedly working on a new feature-length project.
By Taryn McCabe
The technophobic message at the heart of this cult ’70s animation rings especially true today.
By Matt Turner
The recent Edge of Frame Weekender showcased bold contemporary visions and rarely seen masterpieces.
See your favourite anime characters as they might appear in real-world settings.
The feted animation house is back with its first dialogue-free, non-Japanese feature.
By Greg Evans
How an animated TV movie from 1993 cut to the dark heart of DC’s iconic antihero.
By Sophie Yapp
This visually lustrous animated adventure film is hamstrung by its simplistic central story.
Gorgeous original artwork spanning three decades of the iconic animation studio.