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Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man living with autism whose life is enriched by Disney animated films, and the unconditional love from his family.
The true stars of the 1960’s hit TV series Thunderbirds, Sting Ray and Captain Scarlet reveal their on-set secrets in Filmed in Supermarionation. Jerry and Sylvia Anderson, pioneers of puppet animation on screen, take us behind the scenes of running the production company where these dolls came to life – from creating the film sets, explosions, flying scenes and fiddly facial and hand movements.
Starting in 2008, legendary anime director Isao Takahata began work on his project Tale of the Princess Kaguya. This documentary looks behind the creation of the film and ultimately the foundation of Ghibli Studio7, a studio set-up to meet the unique animation style.
Studio Ghibli, the brainchild of directors Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki, has captivated audiences the world over with its dreamlike, fantastical animations such as SPIRITED AWAY, HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE and GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES. This documentary looks at how they managed such an amazing run, and what could be next for the beloved studio.
‘Alois Nebel’ is a 2011 Czech animated drama film directed by Tomáš Luňák, based on the comic-book trilogy by Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír 99. The film was first presented at the Rotterdam Cinemart co-production market back in 2009. Shortly after The Match Factory picked up the film for international sales.