What You Need to Know:
- In 2013, Academy Award-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement at the age of 72. But he can't shake his burning desire to create. After an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project to utilize CGI for the first time ever. But the artist, who has been adamant about hand-drawn animation, confronts many challenges that threaten to cancel the film.
- Can an old master who thinks he's past his prime shine once again? This program goes behind the scenes over two years as Miyazaki overcomes struggles to create his short film Boro the Caterpillar using CGI.
- Be sure to catch the documentary on the iconic, Academy Award-winning director and co-founder of Studio Ghibli hitting theaters December 13th and 18th.
Source: Official Press Release
The god himself has returned!!
Well he never really left to be honest. His retirement felt more like a break than anything haha.